Head of Production Control and Supply Chain

  • Location

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Wowk

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The role of Head of Production Control & Supply Chain will oversee the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Is accountable for all activities to complete the physical production flow: including industrialisation/preparation for production, planning, execution of procurement, production and shipping/logistics to the agreed customer.
  • Guarantee the manufacturing engineering of new products (from the design phase) and the reliability and competitiveness of the technological solutions is accountable
  • Guarantee that internal manufacturing meet cost, time and quality expectations by optimising inventory, supply, industrial solution
  • Play a key role in the introduction and management of change, and the development of a continuous improvement culture
  • Cost centre management - Manage and control the operating budget for industry, procurement and stores
  • Is responsible for the strict adherence to current certifications/regulations
  • Is responsible for the strict adherence to current regulations in terms of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) within the SCO industrial perimeter

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Effective management of complex industrial activities or projects
  • Is prepared to act courageously and take appropriate risks
  • Strong understanding of lean aspects
  • Able to adapt engagement style to audiences at all levels - acts with ambition and integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 5 year's experience in senior operational role
  • Experience of complex manufacturing environments and supply chains
  • Experience/understanding of total supply chain disciplines (Manufacturing Engineering, Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supplier Quality Assurance, Logistics/Delivery)
  • Use of MRP/ERP and other industrial toolsets
  • Demonstrable success leading and developing diverse teams
  • Green Belt qualified
  • APICS certified
  • MBA/ Degree Qualified

The company prides itself on creating an inspiring environment for employees, generating an ethos of entrepreneurial spirit and rewarding opportunities. There are definite long term career options for the right candidate, plus a great environment to work in.

To apply, please email a copy of your most up to date CV or call Tom Wowk on 0161 707 1516 for more details.