The Client

Mackwell is one of the leading providers of technology solutions for the global lighting industry, with ties to many major international companies in over 40 markets. With a background firmly grounded in electronics, Mackwell has developed a wealth of experience in lighting throughout the World and an enviable reputation for the design and manufacture of reliable, innovative electronic components. This enables the company to provide customers with innovative solutions that give them a competitive edge in their target markets.

The Challenge

After successfully appointing the Group Operations Director, Mackwell reengaged the services of TS Grale to source an exceptional individual to lead end to end Supply Chain for the business to further enhance supply chain and operational efficiency, and to support further growth across existing and new markets. The role was a new position in the management structure and was deemed essential for the continued success of the business.

The Solution

Following a detailed briefing, TS Grale designed a tailored strategy to identify relevant supply chain leaders within companies where they would have the required scope of experience. Bespoke questionnaires were also created to assess specific competencies required for the role as an additional screening tool in conjunction with our formal interview assessments. A short list was delivered within the agreed timescales.

The Result

The Supply Chain leader was successfully appointed from the shortlist delivered by TS Grale – the process from sign-off to offer was completed in 6 weeks.

“Paul successfully secured me the role of Group Operations Director at Mackwell. After looking at the structure of the team it became clear that we needed someone to lead end to end supply chain within our business. From the positive experience I had working with Paul and TS Grale as a candidate I contacted him to discuss our plans and the role in more detail. He presented a robust approach to identify a great person for our business and delivered exactly as promised. I would have no hesitation recommending Paul and the team at TS Grale to anyone. I have been delighted with the service as both a candidate and client.”

N Eardley
Group Operations Director