Supply Chain Director

NXT Recruitment
Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit + Company Car
19 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading, well established international company. Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will have responsibility for developing and implementing an end-to-end supply chain strategy, including purchasing, warehousing and distribution, focused on optimising customer service and maximising operational efficiency. Leading a multi-site team, the emphasis of the role will be on driving efficiencies throughout the supply chain, improving product flow through the introduction of lean systems and processes, whilst further developing relationships with key overseas suppliers. The appointed candidate will also contribute more broadly as an important member of the senior leadership team. Specific Responsibilities include: Developing and implementing a supply chain strategy focused on delivering the highest levels of customer service at lowest possible cost Leading, managing and motivating the supply chain team ensuring people have the necessary skills to carry out their jobs Further developing the company’s supply chain practices including adopting the most appropriate modern techniques - e.g. Kan Ban, JIT, ERP Working with suppliers overseas to improve their performance in terms of value, quality and overall service levels Ensuring the necessary operational performance data is defined, recorded, reported and published and that the information is used directly to improve the efficiency of the business Continuously looking for new and improved ways of doing things throughout the supply chain allowing the company to pre-empt problems and anticipate issues Working with the supply chain team and other 3rd party contractors to improve warehousing, distribution and logistics performance Managing and controlling inventory levels to achieve agreed targets while maintaining service levels Contributing to the development of a culture of continuous improvement across the organisation Acting as part of the senior team and liaising with other functions internally to develop the business and ensure its long term success An excellent Salary Bonus, Pension and company car. This job was originally posted as