Supply Chain

Head of Supply Chain

Ref: 3556| Posted: 31st Jul 2018

This vacancy is now closed

C&D are recruiting for a Head of Supply Chain to join a Bristol based company, where you will be a key addition to the senior management team. This is a brand new role in which you will be responsible for all aspects of the supply chain from strategic sourcing to delivery of materials. You will be responsible for evaluating existing suppliers and logistics and developing agreements and procedures currently in place. Working with product development, manufacturing engineering and quality, this is a varied and demanding role where you will play a big part in the shaping and hiring of the Supply Chain department.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Define a clear strategic and operating supply chain plan that supports the future plans of the business
  • Managing the end to end sourcing process by analysing key supplier markets, managing the tender process and leading complex negotiations
  • Deliver tangible and validated financial benefits to the business
  • Ensure the best practice procurement approach is fully implemented and utilised across the business
  • Drive improvement initiatives covering all aspects of supplier performance and relationship - cost, quality and delivery

Skills & Experience;

  • Extensive experience within a supply chain / procurement leadership role in a manufacturing environment
  • Successful track record in procurement and supply chain
  • Strong project management and delivery capabilities
  • Commercially aware with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Full MCIPS / FCIPS membership

This is a full time permanent role with a leading manufacturer in Bristol. Working full-time Monday to Friday with an early finish on Friday. Please contact us today for further details.

C&D are acting as an employment agency with regards to this role.