Supply Chain Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Derbyshire, UK
19 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
New role created by the Managing Director for someone to come into a new Supply Chain Manager role.

Client Details

Based in Derbyshire, my client is part of a global, multi-billion-pound, Blue-Chip organisation. This is a role reporting directly into the Managing Director and is therefore a senior role and requires a candidate of significant gravitas to lead this new function. With an operated centred on Manufacturing and Production into rail, aerospace and defence among numerous other industries, this is a truly exciting and varied role.


The role of the Supply Chain Manager will be to implement a new supply chain function within in the business, from a traditional, industrial manufacturing perspective. Reporting into board level, the candidate must have significant and demonstrable stakeholder management experience. Given that this is a new function, the successful candidate must be equally capable of communication both inside and outside the business.


The successful candidate for the Supply Chain Manager position should be able to work under his or her own steam and have high levels of personal motivation. Given that this is a new role, prior experience of setting up supply chain functions and departments is absolutely fundamental for the role. All the competencies associated with this type of work will be pertinent here; communication, teamwork, drive, resilience as well as numerous others.

Job Offer

As this is a new role, there is great scope to define the role, and to an extent, the salary as well, within reasonable parameters.

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