Head of Supply Chain

Head of Supply Chain

Job Title: Head of Supply Chain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH16963_1619513616
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2021 09:53

Job Description

Head of Supply Chain
My client who are based in South Wales are looking for a Head of Supply Chain to join the team. They are global leaders in providing products and support across the full spectrum of combat vehicles. Their global team has more than 6,000 employees working towards creating a diverse product portfolio delivering best-in-class capability to Armed Forces communities worldwide.
The Role
-Lead, manage and develop the team of c42 spanning production material control, procurement, shop to shop material fulfilment, key supplier account management, logistics & 3PL warehousing.
-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.
-Work closely with internal customer, as part of the operations team, through a CI approach to ensure material is available at the right time & 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.
Skills & Experience
-A strong track record as a senior supply chain manager, with extensive experience of managing a complex supply chain within a related, high value, low volume manufacturing sector such as aerospace & defence, capital equipment, power generation etc. with long lead times and contract durations.
-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.
-Position - Head of Supply Chain - Permanent
-Location - South Wales
-Salary - £62000 - £74000
Key Words - Supply Chain, High Value, Stakeholders, Influence, Negotiate, Develop, Leadership, Budget, CIPS, Aerospace, Defence, Capital Equipment, Power Generation
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
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This is a Permanent Position

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