Supply Chain Engineering Manager

Supply Chain Engineering Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 895286_1542812444
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 21, 2018 15:00

Job Description

A world-leading, multi-national Defence systems provider is undergoing a period of rapid expansion. We are offering you the opportunity to join the business at an exciting time of growth, joining a fast-paced team providing strategic and innovative supply chain solutions.

You will be instrumental in identifying and developing a high performing supply chain for innovative, future development projects. As a Supply Chain Engineering Manager, you will ensure the proper implementation of industrial policies and make/ buy strategies for the future projects, and contribute to shaping the future competitive and innovative company industrial footprint & supply chain.

As the Supply Chain Engineering Manager, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Shape and support Project Teams in Supply Chain activities such as make-buy and industrial policies, supplier performance, capability and risk assessment, with support from Supply Chain Management.
*Promote and support initiatives relating to Policies Supply Chain Architecture
*Provide Supply Chain capability in support of future programmes
*Contribute proactively, to the strategic sourcing opportunities and industrial architecture roadmaps
*Contribute to business forecasting
*Influence Industrial solution and supply chain architecture at early stage during project concept design
*Support Suppliers in undertaking Industrial Validation activities
*Direct, coach and lead less experienced colleagues.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Engineering or Business Qualification, preferably to Degree level.
*Substantial project or industrial experience in Defence related or similar international businesses.
*Strategic and Innovative mindset.
*Knowledge of Supply Chain principles, practices and processes.
*Experienced in Product and Process Risk Management.
*Good understanding of Project Management principles, practices and processes.
*Good commercial and financial understanding, ability to manage budgets.
*Very good negotiating and influencing skills.
*Excellent communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels.

Supply Chain Engineering Manager
Location- Hertfordshire or Bristol
Salary- Up to £55k DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words: Procurement, Commodities, Supplier, Performance, Risk, Supply Chain, Policy, Policies, Contract, CIPS, Strategy, Stakeholder, Manufacture, Production, Engineering, Business Process

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.