Head of Supply Chain

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5995

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Head of Supply Chain role managing end-to-end supply chain activities for a sizeable agriculture business

Client Details

A sizeable agriculture business with a broad reach in products and geographies


* Develops appropriate supply chain strategy to maximize customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost.
* Leads the supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
* Directs and coordinates global supply chain functions through strategy, resource optimization, profitability maximization, and KPIs resulting in the maximization of customer satisfaction.
* Plans, manages, and coordinates all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.
* Works with plant, warehouse, and logistics departments to determine and set up intercompany transfers.
* Works directly with sales department to determine most cost-effective distribution solution for finished goods transportation to customers.
* Monitors and corrects inventory levels at outside warehouses (3PL) and internally to ensure rotation and maximize working capital.
* Works with freight forwards and transportation companies to set best route and rate (reviews and approves all freight terms and agreements).
* Collaborates with procurement department to determine best practice for freight in and freight consolidation.
* Supports proper utilization of ERP system (Planning Edge, Accellos).
* Member of the operations staff, responsible to routinely report on department KPIs along with appropriate analysis and countermeasures where necessary.

Job Offer

A lucrative opportunity to manage supply chain for a large organization


* Master in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, or equivalent experience
* 20+ years of supply chain, logistics, or warehouse management experience
* APIM Certified Production Inventory Management (CPIM)
* Quick learner with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, maintain focus, and adapt to a variety of challenges
* Ability to conduct detailed procedures in a time constrained environment

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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