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Supply Chain Manager (Chemicals)

Oxfordshire, Abingdon
£40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Agrichemical, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

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Supply chain manager required for Oxfordshire-based chemicals research and development company

Supply Chain Manager

Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Reading, Abingdon and surrounding areas)

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 (might consider higher for an ideal fit)


SRG is working with a growing chemicals researcher, who develop novel compounds for use in the agricultural, veterinary and FMCG industries. Based in the Oxfordshire area, they have recently started hiring for a supply chain manager. This job would be ideal for someone with previous supply chain experience in the chemicals industry who is looking for a new challenge, or someone with a sales/market development background looking to go into supply chain. You will be responsible for all supply chain strategies relating to the business and building relationships with suppliers and customers.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave, a competitive renumeration package and the opportunity to have lasting impact on the company as it looks to expand. Hybrid working arrangements will be considered for someone with an exceptional fit.

Role Description
  • Management of chemical stock and inventory
  • Finding cost effective suppliers and manufacturers of chemical and negotiating service contracts
  • Maintaining relevant databases and documentation of logistical goods and services
  • Mitigating against risks arising in logistics and supply
  • Complying with industry regulations and standards
  • Forecasting material demands to meet manufacturing requirements

  • 1-5 years' experience in chemical supply chain. Experience within agrochemicals/agrichemicals would be preferable but not essential
  • Knowledge of supply chain management software (ideally ERP and MRP). A strong proficiency in Excel will also be necessary
  • Ability to plan, communicate and organise projects under pressure
  • Detailed knowledge of import/export and shipment of dangerous goods
  • Full right to work in the UK

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Will on 0161 526 1885. If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords: Supply chain, chemicals, agrochemicals, ERP, MRP, logistics, manufacturing

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Every day, we help high-calibre scientists, clinical professionals and engineers of all levels build great careers. We are dedicated to providing the best solutions for the broad-based science community, whether temporary or permanent recruitment, cutting-edge managed solutions, or contract scientific and clinical services through Synergy, our unique CRO.


We have established relationships with world-class leaders and small-scale start-ups alike. Our clients value our in-depth regional knowledge developed through our presence across the UK and Europe, and our national exposure that means we offer jobseekers an unrivalled range of career opportunities.



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