Supplier Performance Manager - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 1006 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Sep 2021
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Supplier Performance Manager
Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   Up to £48,000 + benefits (Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Flexible working)
Working within a world leading, innovative technical engineering organisation, as the Supplier Performance Manager you will join a fast moving, unique, multi-national Function managing the Company Industrial Policy and Supply Chain Management approach.
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for the evaluation and development of an assigned portfolio of Major Equipment Suppliers to ensure Capability, Capacity and Performance against current and future Domestic and Export programme requirements.
The primary objective of this Supplier Performance Manager role is to support the creation of a robust, sustainable, and high performing Supply Chain focused on Continuous Improvement to maintain the business’s ability to meet customer delivery milestones for current and future programmes. Managing a portfolio of equipment suppliers, you will support cross functional activities to assess the Operational Performance and Business Capabilities of your suppliers.
Supplier Performance Manager Responsibilities
  • Generate Supplier Risk Profile through Risk Understanding assessment as part of the Supply Chain Risk Management process, determining a baseline maturity scorecard.
  • Identify potential industrial risks and put in place associated improvement and mitigation plans. Manage risks to closure. Escalate critical Supply Chain risks affecting Supplier OT and OQ performance using company Risk tool.
  • Monitor Supplier Performance (On Time, On Quality) and its adherence to Operational demand during production.
  • Manage preventive analysis against delivery performance: Conduct root cause analysis, in conjunction with Supplier, to address actual and predicted poor performance against OT and OQ targets.
  • Develop Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plans (CSIP) and track improvement trend against baseline maturity score. – both looking at company and supplier sides
  • Ensure continuity of industrial processes and tools at the supplier’s facility, are implemented during development, and monitored throughout production phase.
  • Ensure sustainability during potential ramp-up or ramp-down phase.
  • Support Project Industrial Manager for Supplied Equipment (IMSE) during the development phase, by providing a complete picture of Supplier Performance, Risk, Capability and Global Capacity.
  • Contribute, as appropriate, to Industrial Validation Process (PRR, FAI, IVM, VMS) in support of the Project IMSE and endorse the Surveillance Plan to be executed during the Production phase
Supplier Performance Manager skills and qualifications required:
  • Ideally a degree calibre Supply Chain professional with experience of working in an international environment in high technologies companies.
  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated their ability to improve Supplier Performance using appropriate tools and methodologies supported by excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good influencing and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of root cause analysis, 8D’s, A3’s, Fishbone
  • Relevant experience within a Manufacturing environment, Capability & Capacity expertise
As the successful Supplier Performance Manager, you will be rewarded with an exciting and challenging role with a company that offers excellent career opportunities, a fantastic working environment, and the opportunity to influence and create a world class supplier base.
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