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  • Head of Supply Chain Innovation

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours of work: Mon - Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 02-Jun-2021
  • Job reference: 31780

Job Description

Are you a Head of Supply Chain who is tired of the traditional supply chain challenges? Or are you a Supply Chain specialist who is at the forefront of innovation across the supply chain, logistics and warehousing world? Have you been seeking a genuinely autonomous opportunity to shape, innovate and deliver your own strategy with total clarity of results for your hard work?


If so, our growing Managed Service business (TPMS) could provide a brilliant opportunity for you to flex your creative supply chain skills and the opportunity to show off your commercial approach!


We are creating innovative fulfilment solutions to save time and money for our core customers. In addition, we are expanding into new markets that require an innovative approach.


What you will be doing: Head of Supply Chain Innovation


Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the opportunity is to lead the delivery of supply chain and fulfilment initiatives for Travis Perkins Managed Services. The challenge is to plan, design/redesign and implement our approach to managed service fulfilment. We’re expecting the day to day responsibilities will be similar to the following, however, we need your input to define and shape the role. 


The types of challenge: Head of Supply Chain Innovation


  • Lead the supply chain elements of the branch network transformation and development.
  • Continually improving the supply chain proposition which enables a future omni-channel solution.
  • Lead supply chain projects which transform the TPMS proposition from a collect to delivered business model.. 
  • Lead the development of our need supply chain solution for Modular housing factory solutions.
  • Work with project teams and wider stakeholders to develop bespoke supply chain solutions.
  • Work with the SMT with senior management the annual operating plan to ensure this achieves optimum levels of performance

Who are we looking for? Head of Supply Chain Innovation


  • Can you help us develop a successful supply chain and fulfilment project plan that will lead us to success between 3-5 years?

  • Have you worked in commercial environments previously where results relate directly to profit.

  • Do you have a natural leadership style and a track record of influencing and driving change programmes?


What’s in it for you? Head of Supply Chain Innovation


You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:


  • Competitive bonus

  • Car or car allowance 

  • Save-as-you-earn scheme

  • Buy-as-you-earn scheme

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses

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