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Vice President Supply Chain

JPB -AGOY-421225
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
9 June, 2021

Job Description

My client, an industry market leader, operates a number of global manufacturing sites. As they look to further enhance their Barcelona office they are seeking an established Vice President Supply Chain. Leading full E2E process optimisation, the Vice President Supply Chain will be instrumental in leading the direction, strategy, planning and execution for the company’s manufacturing operations, including end to end supply / value chain solutions. Following a sustained period of investment my client has established a reputation for proven, quality manufactured products.  They have a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products.

Vice President Supply Chain, Barcelona, Spain

As their long established brand looks towards expansion following continued growth, my client is offering an excellent opportunity for the Vice President Supply Chain to lead their strategic vision across Europe. You will enhance a professional, pro-active culture ensuring that, as the company grows, manufacturing capabilities meet or exceed all industry and customer requirements for cost, quality and responsiveness.


Reporting into the SVP, the Vice President Supply Chain is tasked with enhancing the productivity levels via engineered solutions and people engagement. You will bring experience of interaction across all key Supply Chain functions (manufacturing, quality, logistics, procurement, Engineering) to drive group initiatives whilst working closely with the SVP and other global C level stakeholders to formalise operational plans, goals, and future product innovations.


As Vice President Supply Chain we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a Technical/Engineering discipline, preferably with an MBA but not essential
  • A minimum of 10 years leadership and people management experience is essential within FMCG style environment setting and delivering against KPIs
  • Formal qualifications in supply chain, manufacturing management, engineering, six sigma or lean or supply chain focused areas
  • Previously led senior-level negotiations with business unit stakeholders and manufacturing partners – realistically you will have led in more than one of the following functions manufacturing, logistics, planning, purchasing, quality, engineering
  • Be able to develop and manage budgeting and budget execution with a focus on product costs and margins
  • An ability to establish relationships with the full range of worldwide sub-contract manufacturers and familiarity with their capabilities, pricing strategies, and negotiation tactics
  • Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment
  • Travel is essential, around 20% which could rise on occasions.


If you are interested in applying for this Vice President Supply Chain role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.