Head of Supply Chain

Fresh Recruit
Plus Quarterly Bonus
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of Supply Chain, Stevenage Competitive Salary plus Quarterly Bonus The Head of Supply Chain will have overall control and responsibility for the parts team, logistics, supply chain, supplier management. Key Responsibilities:- The head of Supply Chain is responsible for managing the company’s spare parts division. Developing and maintaining processes to ensure van stock assortment and replenishment delivers high first time fix rates and customer satisfaction. The Head of Supply Chain is responsible for managing stock including at the HQ, off site and at forward stocking locations, ensuring purchasing agreements with suppliers deliver the best buy pricing and availability available in the market. Specifically, To define and execute improvements in the company service management system to automate all field stock replenishments and optimise stock profiles per engineer. To ensure the Company’s After Sales direct parts turnover and margin plan is exceeded. Lead, develop and motivate the parts team, prioritising work/projects, managing to KPI’s across the entire division and promote strong team ethics. To contribute to the business planning process and drive appropriate cost saving initiatives to deliver improved profitability. Drive continuous improvement of department processes. Other duties as defined by the After Sales Director. Person Specification Commercially focussed with a good grasp of after-market business principles especially around supply chain and stock management, preferably including Just in Time, Kanban and Purchase price variance. Experience in using a service management system/ERP system to manage and optimise stock related processes Proven leadership ability, with an ability to both inspire and drive Proven ability to identify, initiate and drive departmental and process change Excellent IT skills, showing an affinity for new technologies and highly competent in all areas of MS Office Excellent skills in data analysis and presentation Exceptional communication skills at all levels Be a good decision make with strong commercial and managerial acumen It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our consultants within the next 48 hours. This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Recruit Ltd who are acting as an employment agency business. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66899488

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