An opportunity for an experienced Head of Supply Chain to be the central point of contact between the Customer, Manufacturer and Logistics (Warehouse) for one of the world’s largest supplier of Product Protection Equipment covering sport, electronic, industrial, defence, and Technological products such as mobile phones and Tablets. You will be pro-actively planning and implementing supply and logistics, ensuring that the flow of data and materials between Customer and Manufacturer meets customer demands and in the process minimise costs to the Company and maximising customer satisfaction
Responsibility for the Supply Chain of the business
Managing the existing team of staff in Operations, Quality and Testing departments
Assessing current system/process and then designing, building and delivering a scalable global operations process
Ensuring cross-functional engagement and commitment from across the business, particularly Commercial and Sales functions
Building, training and leading a high-performance team within the supply chain departments
Your focus will be embedding robust, effective processes to deliver maximum forecast accuracy and service, whilst balancing supply constraints and enabling year on year cost reductions across the Supply Chain.
The primary function of this important role is to co-ordinate the order to delivery process from end to end for Global Sales with the aim of satisfying the customer, ensuring they have everything they need – from order capture through to delivery to customer in destination market.
Extensive Operations experience - designing and implementing processes, and leading Operations teams
Exposure to complex, international Supply Chains with a focus on servicing integrated customers, where traceability and process control is key in markets such as Military equipment, PPE/Industrial supplies, Pharmaceuticals, Medical devices and Aerospace.
A background in leadership positions, with strong stakeholder management skills
Experience delivering complex change projects on a broad scale
Supply chain and Logistics experience in a demanding environment (Import / Export)
Experience in an environment that requires high levels of accuracy and flexibility
Experience of working with internal and external customers
The ability to travel overseas to visit manufacturers in the Far East and USA clients
MUST have sales force experience