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Supply Chain Director

Supply Chain Director

  • Rossendale

We’re looking to recruit a Supply Chain Director for our client based in Rossendale, an award-winning international manufacturing company who have huge growth plans over the coming years.

This is a unique opportunity to join a business at such and exciting time of growth.

As the Supply Chain Director, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the supply chain department including purchasing, sourcing and planning.
  • Strong demand planning background including supply chain data analysis.
  • Working with procurement managers and buyers to source the right products
  • Global freight and logistics experience
  • Track record of working in overseas supply chains
  • Manufacturing environment experience with good knowledge of quality standards.
  • Business process improvement mindset with project management skills.
  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers and vendors.
  • Controlling outsourced manufacturing and delivery processes.
  • Planning and implementing logistical strategy, ensuring targets are met
  • Overseeing product storage, handling and distribution.
  • Modern computer systems knowledge including development of KPIs
  • Working on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process and analysing performance.
  • Managing and motivating a team of supply chain staff.
  • Strong ERP/MRP skills
  • Implementing new technologies and staying alert to new trends in the sector.
  • Building effective stakeholder relationships and working closely with sales and operations.
  • Work with New Product Development to introduce products and technologies.
  • Supplier development experience.


As the Supply Chain Director you will have:

  •  Proven management experience of a supply function
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Ability to plan, organise and work effectively under pressure
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Highly motivated, committed to delivering results
  • Excellent at problem solving
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Experience in an Engineering environment
  • Ideally be degree qualified

If you have the required experience, then get in touch now for more information.

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Job Overview
Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain
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