Head of Supply Chain - Spain

Barcelona | Ref: BBBH32863


Head of Supply Chain



Role Profile

A unique opportunity to design & build a global Supply Chain. Your role is responsible for building a world class end to end Supply Chain operation which includes sourcing materials, packaging & distribution.

You will be experienced within Global Supply Chains, sourcing Raw Materials, Factories & Supplier management, ensuring quality is always of the highest standard whilst securing the best possible price.

The successful candidate will come from a fast-paced operation so that you are able to hit the ground running in a start-up environment.

Main Purpose

  • To develop a credible supply chain operation, that copes with demand & meets quality standards across the world, including low cost countries
  • Develop long term, strategic supplier relationships to reduce costs
  • Proactively strive for process improvements across the entire supply chain
  • Be responsible for the end to end manufacturing process ensuring that products are built to the highest standards and reach the customers door, on-time and in full
  • Implement lean methodologies to improve cost control throughout the Supply Chain

Skills & Experience:

  • Source Raw Material suppliers ensuring materials are high quality but at a competitive price
  • Source Factories within Asia (or other competitive markets) who can manage demand and timescales
  • Source Packaging suppliers who can manage demand
  • Source a company who will assemble products in the UK
  • Source a distribution partner who can manage the delivery of the products.
  • Developing reporting metrics to measure performance and outcomes
  • Perform cost analysis using market data and set appropriate benchmarks for major bought-out materials
  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation
  • Ensuring import and export compliance
  • Build an accurate cost model using market data
  • Develop a project plan that will be strictly adhered to ensure the operation progresses as expected

Client information:

Our client is a fast growing, innovative start-up

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit www.castuk.com

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