Head of Supply Chain

Ref No. BHN504360
Location Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

A global Defence technology and production business is seeking to recruit for a Head of Supply Chain based at their Merthyr Tydfil site on a fulltime permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience within a senior supply chain management role - technical manufacturing, aerospace or defence sector background is preferred.

The Job


A global Defence technology and production business is seeking to recruit for a Head of Supply Chain based at their Merthyr Tydfil site on a fulltime permanent basis.

The Head of Supply Chain will be responsible to lead, manage and develop a team of C.40 people covering production material control, procurement, logistics and warehousing.

Role - Head of Supply chain
Type - Permanent
Location - Merthyr Tydfil
Salary - Competitive salary + car allowance + bonus + competitive package

Key responsibilities for the Head of Supply Chain role and not limited to:

  • As a member of the leadership team, attend weekly meetings and act as an advocate for and upholder of world class policy, procedures and controls
  • Ensure supply chain policies, procedures and systems support the drive for operational excellence
  • Be viewed positively as a pro-active, effective and commercial business partner to support the wider business operations
  • Work closely with internal customer, as part of the operations team, through a CI approach to ensure material is available at the right time and place
  • Responsible for supplier contractual performance and relationship management
  • Responsible for overhead budget performance against targets for Supply Chain, Warehousing & Freight
  • Drive material cost reduction initiatives to support estimate at completion challenges.
  • Contribute to strategic initiatives, manage supply chain risks and support best practice sharing across the global supply chain
  • Ensure that the strategy for Supply Chain underpins the business vision
  • Ensure efficient and cost effective logistics solution
  • Support rate readiness initiative to ensure supply meets demand

Key skills and experience for the Head of Supply Chain job applicant and not limited to:

  • Strong track record within a senior supply chain management role - technical manufacturing, aerospace or defence sector background is preferred
  • Comfortable engaging and building relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and suppliers within a matrix organisation
  • Understanding of best supply chain practice, from a related environment
  • Well-developed influencing, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Experience managing and developing teams and leading the supply chain function
  • Well-developed leadership skills, strong conceptual thinking, a hands-on approach and the charisma to make things happen.
  • Must be eligible to gain UK SC clearance



To apply for this Supply Chain Manager / Senior Supply Chain Manager / Head of Supply Chain position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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