Head of Supply Chain

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£62.00 - £62.50/hour
30 Aug 2019
29 Sep 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Join a leading multinational aerospace and defence organisation as a Head of Supply Chain - Logistics in Scotstoun.

Opportunities like this don't come around often... would you like the challenge of supporting a business making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Do you have what it takes? Yes? Then this is the job for you!!

Due to continued investment, this manufacturing business at the cutting edge of technology is searching for the perfect Head of Supply Chain to join their growing team in Scotstoun on a 6-month contract. This role pays £62.50 per hour.

The successful candidate will be awarded with this 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 Head of Supply Chain role, you'll be responsible for:

Creating, developing and deploying the naval ships outsourced logistics strategy, including contracting strategy.
Working with key stakeholders to capture, verify and agree ongoing logistics business requirements. Working closely with the global combat ship organisation to understand the international business impact and directly alongside the Head of Logistics for the team in Australia to agree touchpoints.
Developing, owning and driving the overarching team delivery plan. Defining measures, milestones, dependencies, key performance indicators and internal service delivery agreements to enable delivery.In addition, you'll also develop the naval ships central warehouse concept to provide improved storage, resilience and flexibility across programmes and sites.


To succeed within the Head of Supply Chain role, 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.
Experience in logistics, operations and management.
Lean qualification or equivalent.
In addition, expert level negotiation skills are desirable, as is MCIPS/MCILT.


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 the Aerospace and Defence team via the 'apply now' button.

***PLEASE NOTE: Start dates are imminent so apply now!!!***

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

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