Head of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement (Pharmaceutical)

Runcorn - Commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, Chester, Manchester, Bolton

£100k+ Package with Excellent benefits including private healthcare for family, generous pension and up to 37 days holiday per annum.

The base salary for the role is £70,000 - £75,000 plus a £10,000 car allowance and attractive bonus structure.

Creative Resourcing, a specialist recruiter working within the manufacturing sector are currently seeking a Head of Supply Chain to work for one of our prestigious and global leading pharmaceutical clients.

Would you like to work in a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing site, a safe, clean, professional environment with pharmaceutical standards second to none? Well here is your opportunity. If you have previously lead a supply chain team within a regulated and Continuous Improvementenvironment, we would like to hear from you.


As Head of Supply Chain and Continuous Improvement, you will lead the Supply Chain operations for the site, including planning, supply chain management, warehouse, distribution & customer service as well as lead the site Lean program.

You will support the realisation of the sales & operational planning (S&OP) process for the site working closely with the other members of the Site Management Team to meet business targets of service, Competitiveness, Quality, Safety and People.

You will lead the Runcorn site drive for Lean / Operational Excellence program.

You will provide effective management & leadership to the supply chain team to ensure improvements to compliance, safe and site operational efficiency. Through effective supply chain management you will both drive improvements in site schedule adherence, overall customer service and continually optimise the inventories of Runcorn components and products throughout the supply chain.

You will develop strong relationships with the business structure and contribute to the overall Supply Chain development.

You will develop effective relationships with Operations/Commercial departments to provide strategic business intelligence.


We’re looking for motivated candidates that stand out from the crowd, individuals who want to achieve their potential with us, and people who want to make a difference.

•Educated to degree level in a science discipline

•Proven operational experience in Supply Chain management in a Pharmaceutical environment covering warehouse, distribution and manufacturing.

•Significant demonstrable experience of leading a supply chain team within a regulated disciplined but 'lean' environment.

•Previous experience of managing within a cGMP environment.

•Experience of leading Lean initiatives is essential.

•Knowledge/experience of modern operating systems e.g. SAP and/or Oracle.

•Working knowledge of Supply Chain in an ISO 9000 company and capacity to apply this knowledge in a pharmaceutical environment.


Our client is offering a package in excess of £100,000 for this exciting opportunity.

This is a permanent opportunity to join a successful and progressive company that continues to enjoy market leader status. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Creative Resourcing who are operating as an employment agency.

Please only apply for this position if you possess all the necessary qualifications.




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