Head of Supply Chain

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HendersonBrown Job ref: HB3853

Salary range: £70-£75k

Our Client is a significant player in the fresh food sector and is recognized as a leading business within this market. As part of on-going succession policy, they wish to appoint an experienced Head of Supply Chain to take their growth to the next stage.

Reporting in to the Managing Director, you will be tasked in managing the operation for the site from S &OP, through manufacturing and ultimately dispatch. The role will be to lead the team that produces quality products on time and in full at the lowest possible cost whilst achieving the lowest wastage levels possible.
The business is extremely fast moving and so this senior role will be to ensure that the supply chain runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible, ensuring that the business continues to match supply with customer demand. You will be leading the team that plans the entire chain from the supply base to the final delivery to customer depots.
Although the business is performing well and indeed is profitable, the complexity of the supply chain means that there are opportunities to streamline and simplify it, to improve manufacturing efficiencies and further improve the profitability.
The person to take on this role will have to be analytical and persuasive but ultimately determined enough to push through the changes and challenge the status quo. The role will be fast moving, demanding and yet very rewarding.
If you have a strong pedigree in operational management coupled with a strong insight of supply chain and you want to take your career to the next level with this forward thinking business, then this an extremely creative and supportive environment in which to work, with a reward package structured to attract and motivate the best.
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter indicating your current salary details and notice period.
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