Head of supply Chain, Essex

Head of supply Chain, Chelmsford

Job ID: 175903
Location: Essex, England, UK
Salary: Competitive salary
Job Type: Permanent


Global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions in medical, science, aerospace, defence, and industrial applications. Their products are everywhere, hospitals, planes, ships, and even outer space, but you will only see them if you know where to look.

Their products do many things including saving and protecting people’s lives by finding and treating cancer, helping map our planet and the universe and freezing the atom down to 0° Kelvin.

With a long and enviable history of technical and scientific innovation, they are always working at the forefront of technology.

An exciting opportunity for an inspiring Supply Chain leader to join their RF Power team at this exciting time in their journey. With a growing business developing systems in the Healthcare and Novel System markets, alongside an established product portfolio across a range of industries, they are looking for a transformational leader ready to make a real impact with their next career move.

In return they offer a competitive salary and compensation package. Committed to Inclusion, and celebrate the value of diversity in their workplace, and as such they warmly welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


As Head of Supply Chain, you will be a key member of our RF Power Leadership Community and be responsible for leading across boundaries to deliver exceptional customer service to our global customer base in the Healthcare, Industrial and Defence markets. With an ambitious growth strategy, we are seeking a motivated leader, who is passionate about driving improvement in Supply Chain best practice, and who has experience in bringing a team with them on such change journey.

Key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Accountability for our global demand, supply planning and forecasting processes. Shaping these effectively to support our ambitious growth plans and improve our performance
  • Ensuring that business planning and forecasting data is supplied for an efficient planning and utilisation vision
  • Direct line management and development of our RF Power Supply Chain Planning and Logistics teams
  • Integrated business planning across all of RF Power, ensuring commonality of plans, messaging, and information flows
  • Optimisation across our end-to-end supply chain to maximise performance in inventory management, lead time and OTD
  • Capacity planning activities across the business in close collaboration with business streams and functions
  • Timely provision of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting with business analysis
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience with cutting edge S&OP methods and ideas
  • Previous experience in S&OP planning and process improvement
  • Manufacturing experience is desirable
  • Degree in relevant Engineering or Business Administration field
  • Demonstrable experience of driving efficiencies and improvement throughout a business
  • Be able to show a commercially and customer facing focus
  • Be able to show a collaborative and inclusive team-based way of working
  • Be capable of introducing new ways of working and driving innovation through the business at pace
  • Able to work at pace under pressure
Please contact Raza at IC Resources for more information. 

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