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Head of Supply Chain

Ref no. BHN561932
Location Surrey, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Head of Supply Chain will be responsible for defining our clients supply chain strategy and managing the implementation, as a start up busniess.

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Head of Supply Chain


Head of Supply Chain - Greenfield/Engineering experience

Job description

You will have accountability for all supply chain planning and procurement activities, continually improving processes as you lead and develop the supply chain function. You will play a key role in leading all activities across our clients supply chain as the business scales.

The role:

  • Lead and manage the supply chain function, providing guidance, mentoring, and support. Foster a collaborative and high-performance environment.
  • Develop and maintain robust processes, procedures, and systems for the effective and efficient delivery of supply chain activities.
  • Develop and execute an overall supply chain strategy, in line with the growth strategy of the business, considering risks, contingency, obsolescence and aftermarket.
  • Take ownership of and develop all supply chain documentation including; RFQ / RFP, Supply of Goods / Services Agreements
  • Develop and manage budget reporting, monitoring spending and identify opportunities for cost optimisation and savings. Implement cost control measures and drive value for money in procurement processes.
  • Identify new suppliers to source the best products in terms of value, delivery schedules, sustainable practice and quality.

Your experience:

  • Understanding of accounting and finance - ensuring procurement methodology protects sales margins; ensuring supplier selection takes account of supplier financial health.
  • Significant level of experience in global supply chain management.
  • A record of achievement in managing suppliers with respect to cost, lead-times and post delivery service.
  • The ability to operate at all levels within the discipline - from sourcing products to defining and delivering against supply chain strategy.
  • Experience of leading the implementation and management of business systems.

Whats in it for you:

  • 5% employer matched pension contribution
  • Sabbatical (after 3 years)
  • 30 days holiday (including Wellness Day)
  • Plus lots more!

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