Are you a dynamic and experienced professional in supply chain operations management, ready to make a significant impact in the medical devices industry? I am working with a top client in the medical devices industry who has a recent opening for a Head of Supply Chain Operations Management, headquartered in Chur. Join the team and lead the way in ensuring the seamless flow of life-saving products from production to distribution.
My clients are dedicated to advancing healthcare through innovative medical devices. With a rich history of excellence, they are committed to producing cutting-edge products that improve the lives of patients around the world. As the Head of Supply Chain Operations Management, you will play a pivotal role in driving our mission forward.
- Develop and execute comprehensive supply chain strategies, optimizing processes from procurement to distribution, ensuring timely delivery of products while minimizing costs.
- Lead and mentor a skilled team of supply chain professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, growth, and operational excellence.
- Collaborate cross-functionally with Production, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and other departments to align supply chain activities with overall business objectives.
- Oversee inventory management, materials production, and production planning, maintaining optimal stock levels and minimizing risks of shortages or excess inventory.
- Monitor and enhance supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, and ensuring consistent quality and reliability of materials.
- Implement best practices in logistics, distribution, and transportation to ensure efficient and compliant movement of products to global markets.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives, leveraging data-driven insights to identify areas for operational enhancement and cost reduction.
- Maintain compliance with industry regulations and standards, ensuring all supply chain activities meet quality and regulatory requirements.
- Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, Operations Management, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
- Proven track record of at least 10 years in supply chain operations management within the medical devices or related industry at a senior management level.
- Strong leadership and team management skills, with a demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor, and develop high-performing teams.
- In-depth knowledge of supply chain processes, inventory management, demand forecasting, and production planning.
- Experience in supplier management, contract negotiation, and ensuring adherence to quality and regulatory standards.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a strategic mindset and a commitment to continuous improvement.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and cultures.
- Proficiency in supply chain software and tools, as well as ERP and CRM systems.
- Fluency in English and German is necessary.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +44 20 3907 2221