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Group Director - Network Operations Planning

Ref #: Group Director - Network Operations Planning
Jon Stanley 11/08/2021
Location: Europe Not Disclosed Europe
Salary: TBD £
Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Date: 11/08/2021
Group Director - Network Operations Planning
  • Accountable at Group Level for End-2 End Network Planning, Design & Development from Product source to Customer for all European Operations
  • Own overall process management and development for the End-2-End Network Operations to ensure ongoing maintenance and optimization of plant capacity utilization and projected capacity needs to meet unconstrained sales forecast
  • Develop capability and have overall leadership control of End-2-End Network Design from product source to customer
  • Own the definition, development and implementation for the Group’s strategy for how we conduct Network Design and Source Design and the Management of Source Change
  • Provide leadership for the scoping, shaping, planning and execution of a European-wide Source Change Program, rationalizing the sourcing and production footprint for finished goods to enable more effective customer distribution
  • Lead the future-proofing design of the Group’s End-2-End Network and Supply Chains to manage any changes in market requirements and/or new product or business introductions
  • Provide structured project and program leadership expertise to both the Group’s Network Design & development Initiatives and the wider Supply Chain Organization
  • Own the standard process for project management in Supply Chain. Including product transfer projects (change in manufacturing location)
  • Provide deep expertise and thought leadership on all Operational Concepts and Components relating to Network Design across the Group

Key Responsibilities & Outputs:

  • Plan, shape and deliver major Source Change initiatives including and closing of manufacturing Plants, production location change and investments across the Plant network.
  • Own and lead the cross-border intercompany network planning strategy, operations and process to deliver optimal footprint and manage bottlenecks and supply issues where Group Level intervention is required
  • Lead, coach, and mentor improvement across the function, providing leadership in the selection, scoping, structuring and delivery of major group wide network design projects
  • Direct and integrate the activities of multiple, major projects; ensures that project efforts are generally cohesive, consistent, and effective in supporting the business mission, goals, and strategic plan
  • Implement and manage governance structures and routines for management, control and reporting on all operational impacts across the End-2-End network
  • Provide strategic and operational expertise in network planning and optimization with deep understand of supply chain planning, transportation, warehousing and analytics
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of individual project objectives and short- and long-range plans; develops tracking and evaluation programs to assist in the accomplishment of established project goals and objectives
  • Provide structured project and program leadership capability to a range of major projects across the End-2-End Network
  • Secure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Influence and manage key stakeholder relationships across the group, aligning often conflicting agendas to clear and common business goals and objectives

Whats in it for you?

  • Strong Renumeration and Bonus Package
  • Clear progression route to Group Manufacturing or Supply Chain VP
  • Work from any European Location
  • Take ownership of a key Strategic Transfromation Agenda for one of Europe's Fastest Growing Manufacturing Businesses
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