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Head of UK Supply Chain – United Kingdom

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Head of UK Supply Chain – Yorkshire, United Kingdom. We are looking to recruit a Head of UK Supply Chain to join a UK based and well-respected market leading business.

A competitive base salary commensurate with skills and experience plus a generous benefits package.

Head of UK Supply Chain – Yorkshire, United Kingdom

You will be successfully negotiating new business contracts, pricing agreements and managing critical path deliveries for all purchased goods

  • Plan, direct and coordinate all chemical supply chain manufacturing and warehouse operations, aligned to business strategies.
  • Manage the entire supply chain process with a team of direct reports.
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and ensure warehouse efficiency
  • Improve performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies.
  • Introduce a system of quality controls and monitor production KPI’s in line with quality processes
  • Ensure that all workings are manufactured in a correct, cost-effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements
  • Forecast requirements; prepare an annual budget.
  • Manage relationships with key operations vendors, track vendor pricing, rebates and service levels
  • Work closely with the MD and the senior management team to set and/or implement policies, procedures, and systems and to follow through with implementation.
  • Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives

Head of UK Supply Chain – Yorkshire, United Kingdom .


At least five years’ experience of managing manufacturing supply chain operations; with multi-site experience, ideally from the Chemical Industry

Experience of implementing systems and process

Experience of managing people, supply chain processes and inventory control

Previous experience of reporting at MD and board level

Pro-active, accurate, and confident individual preferred

CIPS qualification

Due to the high volume of applicants, we expect to receive please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted on this occasion. Thank you.

Head of UK Supply Chain. Seniority Level



  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain

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