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Head of Supply Chain

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Supply Chain Management

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  • Salary:

    Up to £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    Emma Bryan

Head of Supply Chain


Blackburn/ Bolton/ Manchester

Our global Aerospace client based is searching for a driven Head of Supply Chain to manage multiple sites across the UK.

The Role

Reporting directly to the General Manager, this role will take full strategic responsibility for Supply Chain across multi sites. Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for high level spend & strategic full end to end

  • Managing a team consisting of supply chain, procurement, materials, planning & logistics

  • Manage a supply of goods and materials to support the production program

  • Achieve business targets in terms of inventory, cost reductions, supplier performance metrics etc.

  • Develop new sources of supply in line with product requirements

  • Promote a high performance organisation within Supply Chain function

  • Manage working capital with regards to Inventory management and supplier payment

  • Develop and maintain third party shipping providers

  • Lead management of key supplier relationships; encouraging value-based strategic partnerships

The Person

The ideal Supply Chain Director will need to be driven and be able to show true leadership qualities.

  • Must have minimum 5 years' Aerospace experience

  • Currently in senior suppky chain position

  • Significant experience with managing a diverse team

  • Aerospace supply experience is essential

  • Full end to end strategic

  • Forecasting

  • Stakeholder/ project management

  • A proven track record of enhancing a supply chain and delivering on projects

  • Customer facing

  • Flexibility to travel


  • Ideally will have a Supply Chain/Engineering Degree

  • Multi-site would be an advantage

The Company

Our client is a leading Aerospace global Manufacturer with a market leading product. If interested please apply now.

The Package

Up to £90,000