Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895502_1547802951
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2019 09:15

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Mechanical Procurement team for a Supplier Chain Manager (SCM), implementing the company industrial policy and supply chain management approach.

Supply Chain Manager role is within the UK Mechanical Procurement team. The primary focus of role is to achieve a high performing sustainable supply chain by developing a capable supply base in order to ensure On Time, On Cost, On Quality (OTOCOQ) Additionally;

To assess, monitor and mitigate supplier risks.
To support the evaluation of new/existing supplier in line with the strategy and business needs.
To develop the supplier's capabilities to ensure continued alignment to future needs.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

The Supplier Performance Management role shall inform the business of supplier capability, strengths and weaknesses, manage further evaluation, risk assessment and undertake mitigation action through continuous improvement activities.
Working with a multifunctional team to support development and implementation of sourcing strategies for various mechanical categories.
Implement & maintain improvement plans of new & existing suppliers to improve performance and mitigate risks as required.
Contribute to contract reviews with a focus on scheduling considering needs and supplier capacity
Manage/Support the industrial validation of suppliers for new product development with the appropriate functions and set up/support validation plans for the production phase.
Ensure supplier industrial validation is maintained in compliance with the validation plan and consider changes (Production rate, stop & go, design, process, production location) throughout the product life cycle.
Monitor and analyse the supplier industrial performance (KPIs of On Time and On Quality) anticipating drifts and issues to ensure adherence to delivery schedule.
Analyse root causes of late deliveries and non-conformances and set up /manage the internal/external improvement actions.
Realise timely diagnosis of the supplier's industrial process in instances of issues and implement corrective action/recovery plan as required.

You will have the following experience

Experience of supplier performance management in the Aerospace or Defence Industry or similar environments with a specific focus on supplier industrial performance.
Experience in mechanical technologies and associated manufacturing processes.
Knowledge of risk management, identification, analysis, forecast and action planning.
Effective evaluation of the supplier's business, technical, manufacturing, and design readiness
Expertise in relationship management tools and techniques.
Expertise in problem-solving techniques, e.g. PFMEA. 8D, 5Whys
Expertise in Business Excellence and Manufacturing Excellence tools and techniques.
Understanding of Industrial Validation.
Professional accreditation and or degree level education an advantage.
Engineering experience/ vocational qualifications an advantage.

Title: Supply Chain Manager
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Stevenage

Key Skills: Buying & Purchasing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Indirect & Direct, Cips, MCips, Engineering, Defence, Aerospace

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 is a Permanent Role

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