Head of Supply Chain
A fantastic opportunity for a bright and driven individual has arisen for an award winning business with headquaters in Surrey.
This newly-created position is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Head of Supply Chain to join a dynamic and fast-paced environment, developing and leading a team of three. You will be responsible for all shipping to the UK and for clearance & delivery to warehouse and for inland haulage to customer depots.
Head of Supply Chain responsibilities to include:
·Managing and tracking all shipments within the supply chain from point of supply up to delivery to customer, ensuring any problems that may arise are resolved promptly to reduce any delay
·Liaising with relevant parties in preparing shipping instructions and tracking shipments
·Ensuring that all incoming documentation is processed correctly and that all checklists are fully completed
·Making all relevant enquiries to ensure import documentation is correct and compliant with current regulations
·Managing the day to day operation of the logistics, warehouse and shipping functions ensuring delivery of short term daily scheduling and longer-term capacity planning
·Maintaining stock sheets which will enable the department to produce timely and accurate demand forecasts so that the company can meet the customers' requirements
·Ensuring the management and control of costs through the supply chain, identifying opportunities to minimise cost and improve service.
·Managing all elements of supply chain costs including freight, handing and storage and distribution.
·Reviewing and assessing all current processes and ways of working
·Developing improvement projects based on the findings
·Driving Supply Chain Innovation
Suitable candidates will have proven Supply Chain experience (Shipping, Logistics and Warehousing) along with good experience of International Shipping. You will have excellent communication skills and previous experience leading and motivating a team.
This a rare newly created role so please send your details today for consideration.
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