Head of Supply Chain D2C
London, Hybrid working
As the Head of Supply Chain, you will be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end supply chain operations of our client who is an established D2C business. You will have the opportunity to shape and optimise the supply chain strategy, ensuring efficient and seamless delivery of products from production to customer fulfilment. This role requires a strategic thinker who can manage complex operations, build strong supplier relationships, and drive continuous improvement initiatives to meet customer demands.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive supply chain strategy aligned with the company’s goals and growth objectives.
• Manage all aspects of the supply chain, including procurement, inventory management, NPD, warehousing, logistics, and distribution.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Product Development, Sales, and Marketing, to ensure alignment and seamless execution of supply chain operations.
• Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and agreements to optimise cost, quality, and delivery.
• Oversee demand forecasting and inventory planning to ensure optimal stock levels, minimize stockouts, and reduce excess inventory.
• Implement robust systems and processes to track and monitor supply chain performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
• Lead and develop a high-performing supply chain team, providing guidance, coaching, and performance feedback to achieve departmental objectives.
• Stay updated on industry trends and best practices, proactively identifying opportunities for innovation and implementing new technologies or methodologies where appropriate.