Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

Cast UK Limited
Manchester, UK
Closing date
13 Nov 2020

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Role Title

Head of Procurement

Remote Working

UK, Middle East, Far East

c £70,000 - 80,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Newly created senior position reporting to the board for this well established and recognised manufacturer of complex, high value solutions for global energy industry. Developing a procurement strategy to unify distinct business units across the globe, the position will lead a team across three continents, and could suit individuals based in UK or Asia.

Responsibilities will include driving savings and business performance in the global supply chain function through:

Developing a credible supply chain that can meet project timescale and quality requirements from across the world, including low cost areas
Developing a culture of collaboration between the sites to share best practice and supplier knowledge
Developing long term strategic supplier relationships to reduce cost and improve product offerings
Developing strategies and suppliers for supporting efficient in-country-value in our key territories
Proactively striving for process improvements across the entire supply chain, automating and refining processes where appropriate
Developing reporting metrics to measure performance and outcomes
Ensuring import and export compliance Develop the capability of the global supply chain team by:

Acting as a functional mentor for the global supply chain team
Sharing best practices, knowledge and techniques
Advising on training and development needs to the relevant line manager
Creating a collaborative environment between the operating companies
Skills & Experience

Complex contract negotiations and administration, and advanced supplier management
International supply chain and logistics
Import and export licenses and duty
Experienced in successfully operating in a decentralized environment
Experience of working at an expert level with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the globe Client information

Expanding engineering & manufacturing business developing innovative products for the global energy sector.


c £70,000 - 80,000 + Benefits

Want to recruit a similar role?

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 (url removed)
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