Head Of Supply Chain Management, Wigan

Wigan, United Kingdom

Job Description

To lead, plan, coordinate, implement and control all supply chain activities and functions to meet budget and supply chain targets (e.g. maximize delivery performance, reduce cost and inventories) and to represent the plant/operations unit towards internal and external contacts regarding SCM topics. To initiate, manage and implement action plans for continuous improvement of all supply chain relevant processes.
lead all supply chain activities and processes for the plant/operations unit

  • define the plant supply chain strategy and translate into action plans based on plant/operations unit, BU SCM and Group strategy
  • set plant/operations unit specific SCM standards and requirements towards external and internal contacts and ensure implementation based on BU SCM and Group standards
  • implement and monitor BU and CT specific policies, procedures and standards for SCM
  • initiate and manage plant/operations unit SCM optimization measurements to improve the efficiency, reliability, and cost situation in cross-functional teams
  • contribute to strategic, budget and operative planning of the plant/operations unit (e.g. with respect to investments, inventory, SCM costs, capacity and headcount planning)
  • define SCM plant/operation’s unit targets and ensure the achievement under consideration of internal and external customer expectations and contribution
  • initiate and implement continuous improvement activities by applying CBS methods and training measures
  • initiate and control investments for supply chain equipment (e.g. forklift trucks, AGV, warehouses)
  • interface to segment, BU or BA functions to gather local supply chain requirements, demands and other feedback.
  • represent the plant/operations unit towards internal and external contacts regarding SCM topics (i.e. process requirements)
  • initiate, participate in and/or steer local supply chain related and cross-functional projects
  • participate actively in the activities of environmental health and safety
  • participate in supplier selection, evaluation and development
  • lead change management in plant/operations unit SCM
  • ensure compliance in plant/operations unit SCM
  • conduct employee dialogues, personnel development and coaching
Production planning & control:
  • ensure coordination of demands/demand changes with customers together with BU SCM (depending on BU requirements)
  • perform regular production planning and control processes (production program planning, production scheduling, production sequencing, production control and production review) in close cooperation with production function of plant/operations unit according to demand plan, production control plan, work instructions and standards
  • execute customer service and order processing (depending on BU requirements)
Logistics & Inventory Management
  • plan and implement supply chain and logistics concepts (e.g. sourcing and delivery concept, requirements regarding flexibility of production setup and machine investments, flow and storage concept into and out of production, material transportation and provision concept) according to e.g. production control plan, layout and standards in close cooperation with manufacturing engineering function
  • define and ensure operation of internal material handling and transportation (internal logistic) for raw materials and finished goods (semi-finished goods are excluded) according to standards and planning
  • perform inventory and warehouse management (planning, parameter and process settings), inventory handling and operate all plant internal warehouses (not central/distribution warehouses) for raw materials, semi-finished goods and finished goods including receiving and shipping and monitor inventory
  • execute operation with external logistic partners (e.g. third-party logistics or consignment stock, freight companies, customs brokers, etc.) according to standards
  • manage and perform delivery to customer (e.g. transport planning, dispatch), freight management, customs clearance and packaging management according to standards
  • participate actively in the PLC process and execute logistics planning within customer projects
  • define plant SC master data and parameter control (e.g. lot sizes, lead times, storage information, etc.) according to standards (master data maintenance might be done centrally)
Supplier Management
  • perform supplier management as e.g. capacity management, order confirmation, follow-up to ensure delivery (performance and quality monitoring and assurance) and claim management
  • plan, schedule and execute procurement activities as e.g. disposition (planning of inbound material) and call-offs (non and production material) as well as import activities according to standards
  • prepare, review and manage the budget and forecast of supply chain cost centers and all other SCM costs in cooperation with plant controlling

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