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Job Title

Head of Supply Chain

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Retail
BenefitsPension, Bonus, PHI
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted02 October 2018

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Reporting to the Director of Finance you will be responsible for:

Setting, leading and embedding the strategy & direction for the whole of the global supply chain, incorporating Purchasing, Inventory control, Inbound & Outbound Logistics and short/medium and long term planning of the business.

Client Details

A global brand name which manufactures and distributes internationally and employs in excess of 900 people at their site.

  • Lead and drive the strategy and policy for the supply chain function building a high performance engagement model with the business
  • Plan and implement all activities relating to the timely and cost-effective procurement, inventory control, capacity planning and distribution across B2B and D2C businesses
  • Identify changing business environments, both internal and external, which will impact the supply chain function, and take appropriate steps to maintain the department's effectiveness and efficiency
  • Lead and develop the Supply Chain function to ensure the successful achievement of the agreed targets
  • Lead and empower a supply chain management team to utilise best practice techniques and methodologies to ensure a robust infrastructure that supports the business needs
  • Engage and actively manage key stakeholders in all aspects of the business, be seen as a key player in strategic business activity
  • Drive and achieve best practice through introducing new processes and systems, raising the level effectiveness and efficiency of the Supply Chain function

  • Can quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with all levels within the organisation
  • Motivational leader with strong influencing and inter personal skills
  • Commercial acumen - has a good overall understanding of company finances
  • Degree educated - CIPS/CILT qualified
  • A Proven Supply Chain professional within a manufacturing environment with extensive knowledge of managing teams and working with Senior Managers
  • Proven track record of driving and implementing change, with a track record of measurable achievements
  • Thorough understanding of supply chain operational concepts surrounding planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, shipping & receiving
  • Extensive Knowledge of lean manufacturing & CI techniques that relate to materials management, planning and manufacturing

A full job description can be provided for interested and relevant candidates.

Job Offer

A very competitive salary and package is on offer.

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