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Head of Supply Chain
- Responsibility for the entire Supply Chain across the entire business
- Ability of work with very senior stakeholders here and abroad; huge exposure
About Our Client
My client is a Global leader in embedded computer technology, working across carious business sectors including Aerospace, Telecommunications and General Industry. With technology at the heart of their business, this is a dynamic, ever changing company with an exciting and passionate culture.
As the Head of Supply Chain, you will be responsible for the end-end process across the Business lines. Initially concentrating on the China business, you will follow this with responsibility across the Asia Region. The 4 main areas include:
* Purchasing: both Direct and Indirect spend as well as looking at some Finished Goods purchasing. You will be managing a team of 4 to really drive cost savings whilst keeping quality at a premium.
* Logistics: working with their 3rd Party Logistics companies and looking at where improvements can be made
* Order Planning: looking at the Demand, Supply and S&OP and improving the Inventory control across the business.
* Order Management: aligning this with all areas of the business as well as looking at their Order Management system and how this can be improved.
Managing a team of between 8-10 Supply Chain Experts, you will also be dealing with very senior stakeholder engagement to ensure that the Supply Chain strategy aligns with that of the business.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will probably be a current Supply Chain Manager who is looking for the next step in their career. With experience across Purchasing, Logistics, Order Planning and Order Management, you will have a proven track record of implementing best practice Supply Chain Processes and Procedures. Other attributes include:
* previous man-management experience of teams between 5-15 people and ability to show were improvements in these individuals have been made.
* highly energetic and passionate individual, ready to come into the business and really deal with challenges and improve an already good Supply Chain function.
* Ideally from the Hardware, Electronics or Medical Devises industries but my clients will be open to other areas.
* excellent Educational background is a must.
* Mandarin and Business English is essential.
The most important thing is that you can show that you are ready for the next step in your career and passionate about taking responsibility for a key area of my client's business
What's on Offer
If you are looking to really take control and have ownership of the Supply Chain then this is the job for you.........