Procurement & Supply Chain

Head of Supply Chain

  • Location: Darley Dale
  • Salary: Market related
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: PSPS-36436
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Job Description

Elevation Recruitment Group - Procurement & Supply Chain division, are delighted to once again be partnered with Forged Solutions Group, with the search and selection of a Head of Supply Chain, for their Darley Dale manufacturing operation.

Job Summary:

The Head of Supply Chain, Darley Dale is responsible for leading the supply chain operations and ensuring strategic alignment with company goals. This is a senior role, sitting as part of the Site Leadership team, and plays a critical role shaping the supply chain strategy, optimising processes, and ensuring the seamless delivery of raw materials and finished products.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • Take overall responsibility for the Supply Chain and Logistics department, to ensure the team is performing at a high level
  • Develop and implement a robust supply chain strategy that aligns with the company’s strategic objectives and industry demands. Analyse market trends and adapt strategies to mitigate risks and capitalise on opportunities
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage strategic partnerships with raw material suppliers to ensure quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Manage supplier performance against agreed scorecard metrics, standards and producing standardised reports for the senior managers
  • Oversee all aspects of supply chain operations, including raw material procurement, logistics, inventory management, and compliance. Implement lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies to enhance operational efficiency
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of supply chain professionals. Foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement within the team
  • Collaborate closely with the Production, Quality, Technical, Finance and Commercial departments to forecast demand and ensure product availability

The Ideal candidate:

  • Sophisticated planning and control experience at a leadership level
  • Previous leadership over management is crucial
  • Strategic and Analytical thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working collaboratively across multiple departments
  • Proficiency in supply chain management software and ERP systems
  • A demonstrated career background within the Aerospace manufacturing sector

Remuneration & package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly competitive salary sacrifice EV scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday + option to purchase up to 3 more days + Bank Holidays
  • Hours Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-5.00pm and Friday, 8.30am to 1.30pm

 

 

Elevation Recruitment Group are the retained recruitment partner of Forged Solutions Group. Any 3rd party applications will be forwarded to Elevation to assess and pre-screen, as part of the agreed recruitment process.

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This vacancy is managed by:

Pete Simmonds

Pete Simmonds

07508 741 802 | 01709 723 248

[email protected]

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