Founded in 1945 by the late Sir Sidney Hamburger, Searchlight Electric Limited remains a family-owned business, led by the 3rd generation Managing Director, Daniel Hamburger.
Searchlight has grown to be a leading supplier of decorative and contract lighting to over 50 markets worldwide and sold through multinational chains, wholesalers, specialist lighting stores and websites across the globe.
Headquartered in Manchester, UK the business designs and supplies over 5000 modern and traditional lighting products via its warehouse and distribution facilities in the UK and mainland Europe, as well as direct to market deliveries from its network of factories across the Far East via its dedicated sourcing and QC teams.
Due to continued growth and expansion, Searchlight Electric are eager to bolster their capability by appointing a Head of Supply Chain. This brand new appointment will be tasked with improving the overall strategic capability of the function and ensuring there is a robust, effective and agile process place that meets the needs of the business as they continue to grow and expand.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Head of Supply Chain position is a new role within the Searchlight business, bringing together the functions of sourcing and supplier management, logistics, stock control and operations under one head in order to provide end to end visibility, management, and control of the end to end supply chain process. Areas of focus will include:
The successful candidate will be a supply chain professional with extensive experience and demonstrable track record of delivering improvements, across the supply chain within a B2B and/or B2C business importing goods from the FE and shipping around the world. It is likely you will have developed your best practice approach and expertise in an established multi-national business and further developed your career within an SME environment.
Key skills and experience sought:
For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners.
Associate Partner, Head of Procurement & Supply Chain Practice
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