Senior Director of Supply Chain and Procurement

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Wakefield, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH22447

£70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

Senior Director of Supply Chain and Procurement
£70,000 - £80,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading manufacturing business based in the Wakefield area as a Senior Director of Supply Chain and Procurement. My client is looking for someone to join who will be able to streamline processes, have a strong commercial accumen, knowledge of outsourcing and to be apart of the Senior Management team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Focussing on the end to end Supply Chain while negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Working with Planning, Warehouse, Logistics and Procurement to ensure best practice
  • Leading the outsourcing and manufacturing activities
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Stabilising the Supply Chain during the continuous growth of the business
  • Developing relationships with oversea suppliers
  • linking the strategic process into tactical procedures
  • Full responsibility of OPEX and budget
  • Working with the other departments to ensure correct running of the global supply chain
  • Achieving best results in inventory and stock management

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience in a senior management role
  • Leading by example in all Supply Chain functions
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills
  • Experience reporting to the senior internal stakeholders
  • A strong understanding of end to end Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of a Manufacturing/FMCG environment

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a non-woven or fabric manufacturer
  • Knowledge / understanding of working with Overseas supply chain
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification
  • A drive to grow and develop with a company

Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Wakefield. The company is going through an exciting period of growth and change and so it is an excellent time to join the team.

£70,000 - £80,000 plus excellent benefits

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