Head of Supply Chain - Global Manufacturer

GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus,
27 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
David Day
Specialist Area
Logistics, Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The successful candidate will develop the strategic direction for the Supply Chain teams which include Planning, Warehouse, Logistics and Customer Service.

You will play a proactive, collaborative and driving role within the operational leadership team.

Client Details

A global manufacturer with a presence in over 100 countries. Annual turnover 2billion in 2016.


  • Create and implement best practice Supply Chain network and Logistics vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance and drive out cost
  • Lead S&OP process for UK Business unit aligned to organisational objectives.
  • Identify forecast demands and trends to facilitate accurate and timely manufacturing plans/Procurement needs and to reduce obsolete finished goods and raw materials
  • Work collaboratively with key strategic supply partners to ensure excellent inbound/outbound service delivery and manage performance through the review of transparent KPI's
  • Full P&L responsibility for Supply Chain/Logistics cost centres and annual budgeting process


  • Must come from Manufacturing
  • Held a senior Supply Chain role previously/currently
  • Proven track record in S&OP
  • Innovative and forward thinking
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Background in Planning, Warehouse Management and Logistics would be advantageous
  • Degree Educated or APICS
  • Multi-site exposure
  • Strong commercial acumen

Job Offer

A very competitive package is available with salary range £65,000 - £75,000. This is also complemented with a car allowance, bonus (up to 20%), Private Healthcare, Pension and Death in Service