Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

Salary & Benefits: Circa £40,000 depending upon experience with Excellent Benefits Package

Location: Torquay, Devon

The Procurement & Supply Chain Manager will play a pivotal role in the Manufacturing Team to develop and deliver Manufacturing strategies and objectives whilst leading the supply chain teams in the associated sites. He/she will also form part of the global procurement team playing a leading role in the development of Group Procurement Strategy, Policy, Processes and Tools.

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager Requirements:

* Degree in engineering, business or science related field preferred
* CIPS Qualification is preferred
* Technical experience preferable
* Be current with industry standard accreditations in order to apply to supplier chain where appropriate
* Be fully versed in scorecard KPIs, understand how Supply Chain actions and strategy effects site performance
* Extensive experience in a procurement and supply chain role with leadership responsibility
* Experience in a manufacturing environment preferably within Aerospace and Defence would be ideal
* In depth knowledge and experience of running MRP systems
* Significant experience in developing and managing overseas Supply Chains
* Understand fully all system tools and ensure correct implementation by procurement personnel

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager Responsibilities:

* Implementation of Group supplier contracts within the Manufacturing Centre
* Implementation of global strategies, process and procedure and development of strategies as appropriate
* Provide leadership and management for the on-site supply chain teams. Define organisation structure, succession and development plans for all supply chain personnel
* Defining and implementing business stream commodity strategies to support the requirements of the Manufacturing Centre including low cost sourcing, off set, exchange rate mitigation
* Provide relevant Procurement Data and information during the annual Budget and Strategy Process, followed by ownership for delivery of the material budget
* Agree supplier quality and delivery targets and report on actual vs target
* Ensure appropriate action plans are implemented including the chargeback to suppliers of justifiable costs derived through poor quality and/or delivery performance
* Achieve cost reduction plans in line with procurement targets and run all necessary action plans to ensure delivery of budget target
* Play a lead role in S&OP Process and minimise the use of Discrete PO's and replace with forecasting mechanism to supply base
* Delivery of inventory objectives through appropriate use of short term actions whilst increasing the use of Forecasting and JIT and Pull Techniques
* Minimise risk to supply through the negotiation of long term agreements with key suppliers. Ensure all suppliers conform to all applicable laws and regulations
* Implement risk reviews and define and manage mitigation plans
* Ensure supplier compliance with all legal, regulatory and customer requirements
* Liaise with design engineering to develop supplier strategies
* Work with Sales in compiling new bids to customers to ensure correct tender process with suppliers
* Work with Programme Team and Site Management Team in agreeing Make v Buy on new programmes
* Working with Site Personnel responsible for NPI define and coordinate all procurement activity from supplier selection through to industrialisation

If you would like to be considered for this Procurement & Supply Chain Manager role, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

Contact Details:
Direct dial: 07730 132377
Contact: Paul Edwards

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