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Head of Supply Chain - Germany

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  • Location:

    Düsseldorf

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Andrew Simpson

  • Contact email:

    andrew.simpson@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)203 627 2420

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

​Pod are pleased to be working with a key client in Germany on a supply chain leadership position. The role will be responsible to lead the E2E supply chain across Germany, covering planning, logistics and customer service and managing an indirect team of around 30 with a direct team of 5FTE.

The positions offers a high level of visibility within the business and sits as part of the local executive committee and will be responsible for contributing towards the ongoing cultural change in the business. With the German market being the largest single market, the role will work closely with central functions to develop, test and roll out new strategy.

 

The role:

  • Responsible for the E2E supply chain for the German market, covering planning, logistics and customer service

  • Develop and lead a direct team of 5 and indirect team of 30

  • Heavily involved with the day to day operations, taking the lead and supporting colleagues on logistics tenders, improving forecasting accuracy and processes

  • Work to improve service level and OTIF for the German market and develop a customer driven supply chain organisation

Requirements:

  • 10+ years broad supply chain experience with exposure to planning, logistics and customer service

  • Track record in managing high preforming teams and developing/mentoring team members

  • Proven experience in developing and driving improvement projects across the E2E function

  • Business conscious and able to work cross functionally with sales, marketing and finance

  • Fluent in German and English

 

The ideal candidate will be coming from an established FMCG or Food/bev industry with experience in a mature supply chain environment. The role offers a lot of visibility at a local and global level with opportunities to progress further within the business.

Interviews are ongoing, apply below for more information.