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A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain professional to join a leading manufacturing organisation as a Head of Supply Chain.

Key Responsibilities of the Head of Supply Chain:

  • Define and manage category plans for main purchased items.
  • Align Supply Management strategy to support company business plan and the regional strategy for Europe.
  • Develop strategic relationships with supply base
  • Review, draft and negotiate procurement, supply and stock agreements.
  • Develop vendor KPIs, and continually evaluate best possible cost, quality, delivery and overall reliability.
  • Manage key department KPIs
  • Continually review purchasing models to ensure optimisation.
  • Develop an optimum production scheduling process
  • Ensure that the Supply Chain department is fully involved and taking responsibility within in the NPD process.
  • Continuously review best options for make vs buy scenarios including parts and warehousing opportunities.
  • Ensure the efficient and smooth running of all aspects of the warehouse function including service levels to manufacturing.
  • Lead and develop direct reports.

Personal Specification of the Head of Supply Chain:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent.
  • Professional qualifications would be an advantage.
  • Proven End-to-End Supply Chain Management experience.
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong Leadership skills.
  • Good working knowledge of ERP / MRP systems.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

This role would suit a candidate who has held any of the following positions; Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Director, Operations Manager, Operations Director.