Head of Supply Chain and Operations

Posted 12 October by MaxAd
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Head of Supply Chain and Operations: An ambitious Head of Supply Chain and Operations is required to support the continued growth of a leading ecommerce retailer of books and resources based in Chester.

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, this is an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Supply Chain and Operations to join a company with big ambitions! The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and developing the operations, supply chain, warehousing and lean processes within the company. Supply / logistics knowledge along with operations experience and a proven ability to develop and improve standard processes is required.

Sustained, year on year growth has been achieved by seeking out new market opportunities and launching innovative products, while delivering a great customer experience. The company recruits energetic people who share their ambitions and want to grow with them. You will be given exciting challenges plus the freedom, training and support to deliver them.

A proven track record in the following:
*Logistics / retail / ecommerce experience at a senior level
*Management of optimum stock levels and supply consistent with agreed inventory parameters
*Development of Continuous Improvement processes to promote lower cost of sales and reduced stock levels
*Management of picking / packing and ensuring goods delivery is on time
*Ensuring a positive Health and Safety culture
*Managing and influencing people at all levels of the company

As Head of Supply Chain and Operations, you will ideally have experience and skills as follows:
*Experience of working within online shopping
*A keen interest in Continuous Improvement
*Passionate can do attitude
*Excellent communication skills; confident in articulating thoughts both verbally and written
*Genuine commercial awareness
*Ability to coach and mentor
*Structured way of working
*Lean, Continuous Improvement, Visual Management, Kaizen
*Strong negotiation skills

This is an exciting opportunity join a thriving growing business, employing more than 40 staff. Competitive salary package, including 21 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Childcare Vouchers. Annual Leave Purchase scheme. Apply now!

Required skills

  • Supply Chain
  • Head of Supply Chain
  • Head of Supply Chain and Operations

Reference: 36349303

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