Head of Supply Chain | Lincolnshire

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Will Thomson
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Supply Chain | Lincolnshire | £65,000 - £70,000 + Car Allowance, Private Healthcare, Company Pension

If you can see yourself working in a fresh and dynamic company as Head of Supply Chain in the fresh produce industry, then carry on reading. We're looking for someone to be responsible to the UK Board to define and develop the Logistics, Dry Goods Procurement, Sales and Operational Planning and Fulfilment Strategies to meet the needs of the overall business strategy and development.

Could this be you? If you're looking for a change and already work in a similar environment with substantial senior management experience, then it's looking positive so far. The company you'll be working for supply fresh produce from fruit to flowers worldwide so Head of Supply Chain comes with a lot of responsibility.

The Role

You'll be implementing supply chain best practises, protocols and procedures within the organisation and lead the Operations team to deliver the strategy.
You will deliver supply chain support alongside the business strategy to ensure consistency in performance, output, values and ethics across multiple sites.
You'll be responsible for the implementation and maintenance and strive for continuous improvement.
Drive a lean manufacturing approach to the company strategy.
You'll build a close working relationship with customer operational team to keep the business at the fore of opportunities and ahead of customers' needs.
You'll direct and support all members of the supply chain teams in delivering the strategy and support and advise the board in the review of supply chain developments.

The Candidate

This is an opportunity to work for an exciting and thriving company whose rapid growth and experience have sprouted from their enormous enthusiasm and energy. Due to this - they only want people with similar enthusiasm and drive to join them! They offer plenty of opportunities to develop your own career by helping you learn and develop your existing knowledge so that you can take on more responsibilities and climb your way up the career ladder.

To make an excellent Head of Supply Chain you will have substantial senior management experience within a fresh produce company.
Proven track record in senior supply chain roles.
You'll have a broad understanding of ERP and Business Intelligence systems.
Experience of defining and delivering supply chain strategy and input systems strategies to support operations.
You'll have built up strong relationships with key clients in your current and previous roles and with this have a broad-based customer network and demonstrable operational interaction with the business's customers.