Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager

Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager

Job Title: Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894771_1530876474
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2018 12:27

Job Description

A world-leading, multi-national Defence systems provider is undergoing a period of rapid expansion. Working within a highly respected, renowned organisation, we are offering you the opportunity to join an established and dynamic, multi-functional Supply Chain team, committed to the creation of a robust, sustainable and high performing Supply Chain, focused on Supplier Development and Continuous Improvement in order to meet customer delivery milestones for current and future programmes.

The Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager will manage the day to day activities associated with external supplier management and will involve engaging and facilitating cross- functional teams in the development of the industrial relationship and engagement strategy.
You will be responsible for supporting a high performing sustainable Supply Chain, focused on Best Practice, Continuous Improvement and Operational Performance, in order to maintain the organisations ability to meet Customer requirements. Driving Supplier Development and Performance activities, you will conduct in-depth risk assessments to meet Operational Performance, Capacity and Business Improvement targets.

As a Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Supply Chain Performance and Development- the measurement and analysis of Quality and Delivery performance indicators (KPIs) and using
*Root Cause Analysis tools to recognise poor performance/implementation of corrective action measures.
*Supply Chain Risk Management- Supplier Capability Risk assessment and generate Supplier Risk Profiles, to achieve improvements in performance and preventative risk management through the implementation of a Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plan (CSIP)
*Capacity Assessment, working with suppliers to identify risks to achieving target and upside rates.
*Stakeholder Management
*Ensuring Manufacturing capabilities sustainability

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Operational Supply Chain experience in the Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or Manufacturing environments.
*Managed Supplier Performance indicators: Quality, Cost & Delivery (QCD)
*Undertaken Supplier Risk management and capacity assessment activities
*Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis
*Experience of working with Lean methodologies & 6 sigma (or equivalent)
*Excellent communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing
*Cultural awareness and sensitivity, with the ability to build and maintain long-term supplier relationships
*Experience of commercial and contracting processes and procedures

Supplier Development Manager/Supplier Performance Manager
Location- Bedfordshire or Bolton
Salary- £45-47k + competitive benefits

Key Words: Supply Chain, Supplier Development, Supplier Performance, Continuous Improvement, Operational Performance, Procurement, Commodities, Risk Management, Future-proofing, Root Cause, Engineering, Defence, Lean Sigma, Capacity Assessment

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.