Head of Supply Chain & Logistics

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£61 - £62/hour Negotiable
30 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to play a key part in protecting the lives and futures of others?

Due to continued investment, this leading-edge manufacturing business is currently in the midst of a huge recruitment drive and is looking for a Head of Supply Chain & Logistics to join their growing team in Glasgow on an initial 6 Month contract.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the role of Head of Supply Chain & Logistics, you'll be responsible for:

* Delivery of fit for purpose and future facing outsourced logistics strategy

* Alignment of material procurement contracting arrangements align with logistics strategy

* Management of 3PL commercial contract with accuracy and appropriate governance, driving contractual discussions and negotiations

* Establish releveant Logistics KPI's to drive performance and best for business working practices

* Control Account Manager for the Logistics budget, including delivery of reporting to programmes

* Evidenced integration of 3PL direct labour within the team in line with 'One Team' operating principle

* Drive cost and sustainability initiatives to improve the performance and efficiency of the 3PL service, and realise declared opportunities


To succeed within the role of Head of Supply Chain & Logistics, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

* Proven Track record of deploying logistics strategy and managing a 3PL/4PL in a large scale, complex manufacturing programme

* MCIPS / MCILT desirable

* 5 years experience in logistics, operations and management

* Lean qualification desirable

* Expert level negotiation skills

* Proven Influencing and Strategic Supplier Management capabilities


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects

* Achieve a work/life balance

* Work on long term contracts

* Develop your skills at a prestigious company

* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Head of Supply Chain & Logistics, please send your CV to Alex Collins via the 'apply now' button.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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