Supply Chain Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire
about 1 month ago
Full time role


YASA was founded on the principle that small, light electric motors would play a growing role in meeting both the ...

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Job Description


Due to continued growth, YASA is now looking for a Supply Chain Manager to manage the Supply Chain Function, ensuring Production Planning, Materials Planning and Logistics provide continuity to the YASA business and customers.


  • Responsible for site Supply Chain activities, Inventory and Operations Planning Strategy (SIOP)
  • Managing material planning and delivery activities, ensuring continuity of production and on time delivery (Internal & External)
  • Developing and maintaining the scheduling and forecasting activities, ensuring MPS and MRP functions are executed effectively.
  • Responsible for Inventory control, ensuring ERP system transactions are executed effectively and maintain inventory accuracy to expected levels.
  • Managing the Logistics Warehouse function, ensuring a safe working environment, efficient processing and production line delivery.
  • Responsible for movement of materials, goods and products (including Import & export)
  • Developing and utilise material traceability in the plant co-ordinating support functions to deliver and maintain the system
  • Managing the Supply Chain team to continually improve the processes and controls in place
  • Managing the Supply Chain team to deliver against business and functional KPI’s
  • Developing new and existing relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and customers
  • Managing and minimise risk, eliminating material impact in production

To succeed in this role, we believe you'll need:

  • Previous proven managerial experience in an operational Supply Chain Department (automotive experience essential).
  • Excellent ERP system knowledge, focusing on the MPS and MRP function.
  • A proven track record of managing a team within the Supply Chain/Logistics function.
  • Experience in customer and supplier management
  • Good commercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, production schedules and customer order fulfilment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective problem-solving ability with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to handle multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Our mission is to lead the design and delivery of the best electric motor technology available. We believe that diversity of thought, and experience is a key driver of innovation. Research shows that while men apply to jobs if they meet ~60% of criteria, women and those in traditionally underrepresented groups tend to only apply if they check all boxes. So if you think you have what it takes but don’t meet every single point, please still get in touch. We’d love to have an initial chat and see if you could add value. 


  • Discretionary bonus
  • 28 days’ holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical plan with Bupa
  • 4 x death in service
  • Company car scheme

About YASA

YASA, a Mercedes Benz group company, is leading the way in EV Motor Revolution with our patented and unique Axial Flux Technology. Our motor is more powerful, lighter, and smaller than our competitors. Our spirit of innovation drives us to continually explore and test new technologies, a mindset that exists from early-stage R&D projects through to manufacturing optimisation. We stay true to the freedom and flexibility that drove our success as a start-up, alongside having the stability, security, and roadmap of an established organisation.


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