Supply Chain & Procurement Manager

  • Permanent
  • Devon, South West
  • Posted 11th July 2019
  • £55000 - £65000 per Annum + bonus, pension, corporate benefits
  • Ref: SW1261
Supply Chain & Procurement Manager
North Devon
£55-60k + bonus + pension + benefits

My client is part of a larger manufacturing Group and is looking to appoint a Supply Chain & Procurement Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to drive change and process improvement across the entire Supply Chain, encompassing Procurement, Purchasing, Planning and Stores. You will have a proven background in Continuous Improvement and driving process change within a manufacturing / engineering environment. The role reports directly into the MD locally, with dotted functional lines into Group.

Responsibilities:
*Develop, manage and monitor a world-class, strategic, supply chain
*Manage the day to day operations of the strategic procurement department
*Delegation of work across the team, to achieve company targets
*KPI reporting to the senior management team on a monthly basis
*Validating potential new suppliers, monitoring the approved supplier database
*Develop best buying strategies, whilst maintaining quality and managing costs
*Conduct process and manufacturing reviews to determine supply chain capability and capacity
*Attendance when required at Production, Design and Contract Reviews

The role will drive best practice throughout the supply chain and ensure close liaison with the engineering and production control departments. You will look to identify, develop and review long term supply agreements, ensuring accurate demand forecasts for parts / components / material. Working closely with Quality and Engineering to ensure collaboration in the development of suppliers and avoid non-conformance where possible.

Candidate:
*Proven track record of managing end to end SC & Procurement within a manufacturing/engineering/automotive environment
*Strong team development and leadership qualities
*Continuous Improvement / Lean methodologies driven, with a desire to implement necessary change as required
*Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
*Desire for progression / development of the SC function

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