Head of Supply Chain

Location
Manchester
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum +
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Oct 2017
Ref
13861830/001
Contact
Jonathan Weller
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Supply Chain - Stockist / Distributor - Manchester

Client Details

My client has demonstrated consistent growth YOY for the 6 consecutive years. They operate and stockist / distribution model from their Manchester HQ, utilising a global supply base. They apportion their success to product innovation and customer service. The business is high energy with a culture that supports new ideas and challenges the status quo.

Description

As the Head of Supply Chain you will:

  • Evaluate the entire Supply Chain operation (Forecast/ Demand, Supply planning, Sourcing, Warehouse, Logistics) to understand current practices and performance
  • Tackle the operation in priority order to build team capability and improve systems and processes
  • Work with the current supply base to identify opportunities (material management practices, cost reduction)
  • Understand the NPD pipeline to ensure the readiness of the Supply Chain
  • Influence the business strategy to support continual growth and profitability

Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Already be a Head of Supply Chain within a high pace stockist / distribution based organisation
  • Capable of managing Forecast / Demand, Supply planning, Sourcing, Warehouse, Logistics in a complex, high SKU base environment
  • Able to support the growth and influence the overall business strategy (director calibre)
  • Comfortable working within a dynamic environment

Job Offer

circa £65,000 + package