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Vice President of Supply Chain

Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted15 August 2018

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Vice President of Supply Chain within Product and Technology business, London

A rapidly growing Technological and Production company are advancing their Supply Chain remit and searching for an experienced professional to step in as their Vice President. The company, based in East London, are searching for an efficient and honest expert to develop the brand into the global market, managing the B2B and B2C production and Supply Chain demands.

This developing business want a passionate and reliable Vice President to manage their Supply Chain sector both here in London and across B2B channels, all with the drive for delivering the company’s mission. Your prime focus areas within the organisation would be focused towards the Supply Chain, Production and Operations units, so supported experience and results from previous placements is mandatory.

The role:

Along with managing Supply Chain and Production, you will be capable of assessing global strategies within consumer products, preferable to electronics. You will be building Supply Chain teams, liaising with internal and external contacts whilst addressing current and future production projects.
  • Develop and execute successful global Supply Chain solutions through strong negotiation and assessment qualities
  • Work with Supply vendors in UK, US and China, targeting markets across France, Australia Europe also, to deliver the Supply Chain strategy- meet targets for quality, cost and service
  • Hit target margins and contribute to improving margins YOY
  • Develop a successful Supply Chain strategy which supports a 100 product business by 2021- quadrupling the existing product size
  • Deliver sufficient SOPs within a 95% satisfaction threshold (B2B & B2C)
  • Source and build an external supplier network for the production line
  • Research and investigate the existing market in-line with shelf products
  • Contribute to product growth with backing and support
  • Audit existing S&OP and potential department processes to increase efficiency and results
  • Contribute your all to a growing team, creating effective KPIs and supplying management and training where needed
  • Implement and adapt S&OP processes with statistical backing and examples

Who you are:

The prime feature of the successful applicant will have the drive and passion to work within this particular firm. You will be reporting to the Founder, so a reason why your skillsets will excel in an electronic, educational consumers industry is a must. Company values are up-most important, so relevant experience a long with an eagerness to implement positive change is key.
  • Desire to manage and coach a world class Supply Chain in delivering both existing and new product launches, with effective reasoning, evidence and justification.
  • Ensuring the departments are meeting all cost, quality and service targets in line with the overall strategic goals
  • Numerical and experience in operating Excel, Pipedrive and other CRM and ERP tools
  • Exceptional and proven negotiation skills
  • Invest your expertise in branching the companies to future sponsorships and investment- existing sponsorships with the likes of the BBC.
  • Track record of working with Chinese suppliers and across European electronics Supply Chains- global experience is paramount
  • Experience working with 3rd party manufacturers
  • Experience with Retail and multi-channel sales
  • Analytical approach with a sharp eye for detail and justification

In return:

This is the opportunity to develop your career into its pinnacle in a vibrant and progressive business. Previous experience working within both a large and start-up organisation are great contributors. You will receive an attractive and competitive salary along with a measurable bonus and benefit scheme.

Please apply for more information and if you are suitable for this post.

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