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Job title: Head Of Supply Chain
Location: Preston Brook
Sector: Manufacturing, Driving & Industrial
Specialism: Logistics
Job type: Contract
Posted: 2017-11-0101 Nov 2017 - 15:49
Contact: John Wilson
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Head Of Supply Chain


Head of Supply Chain

Interim contract, immediate start

Circa £55,000 per annum (pro-rota)


We are looking for an experienced and driven Head of Supply Chain with excellent communication and relationship building skills to manage Procurement and the Supply Chain. The ideal candidate will have had experience in operating in a significantly seasonal business, be educated to degree level and has experience in a similar position.


* Oversee UK and Overseas Production
* Manage and lead the procurement function in the buying of all products
* Strategic development and improvement to the supply chain to ensure the cost effective delivery of the product
* Negotiate, agree and monitor contracts
* Effectively lean & manage merchandise, UK production and quality control teams
* Budget control
* Involvement in new product creation
* Full procedures and process reviews to highlight improvements required
* Manage the supply chain from order placement to receipt of goods
* Build and develop relationships with key suppliers
* Lead a change culture whilst coaching, motivating and developing your team to deliver continuous improvement

Key Requirements:

* Experienced within a similar head of supply chain position
* Garment and clothing experience (desirable)
* Proven track record of developing and implementing successful strategic procurement plans
* Advanced Microsoft excel skills
* Excellent analytical, numerical and problem solving skills
* Experience with lean techniques
* Experience with ERP systems
* Knowledge of accountancy practices
* Excellent stakeholder management
* Be a good motivator, communicator and negotiator
* A strong understanding of textiles and clothing
* A broad understanding of Far East, Pakistan sourcing and experience of undertaking sourcing trips
* Be readily available to make international factory visits

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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