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Supplier Performance Manager - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 5322 Date Posted: Tuesday 31 Oct 2023
Supplier Performance Manager
Location:                   Stevenage
Salary:                        Up to £55,000 depending on experience
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Phenomenal site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Supplier Performance Manager. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
The Supplier Performance Manager role:
An opportunity has arisen for a Supplier Performance Manager who will bring experience and knowledge to ensure effective Supplier performance, capability and risk management. As a team, we work across all programmes in a changing environment, handling and implementing mature and new technologies.
The role provides an excellent opportunity to:
  • Influence the evolution of the company’s industrial and business environment.
  • Improve internal working practices to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Be a member of a dedicated team of supply chain managers handling supplier performance in terms of delivery and quality.
  • The position will involve working and travelling nationally, potentially internationally, with fellow procurement professionals, with internal collaborators (internal customers, procurement colleagues, technical and quality authorities,) and with key suppliers.
  • Well-resourced training and development programmes in Procurement and Quality knowledge
Supplier Performance Manager experience required
  • Ideally a degree calibre Supply Chain professional with experience working in high technology companies.
  • Experience in supply chain management in the Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or Manufacturing environments is required
  • Proven ability to improve Supplier Performance (Delivery and Quality)using appropriate tools and lean methodologies
  • Handling a portfolio of suppliers on a day-to-day basis and reporting to designated projects the performance and supply chain risk
  • Assess supply chain and supplier's capability to meet the business’ delivery profile for both current state vs Future state
  • Proficient in creating/ validating process flows, lead time analysis, understanding capacity bottlenecks, yield, resources and sub-tier mapping activities to form an industrial view of suppliers.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and understanding of techniques such as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control) to develop and implement root cause analysis and improvement plans within the Supply Chain
  • Identify, Advance and mitigate potential Supply Chain Risks and implement associated improvement and mitigation plans. Handle risks to closure
  • Conducting analysis and providing/delivering executive summaries
  • Additionally, you may be responsible/ assist in department supply chain excellence improvements
  • Internal and external assessment skills/knowledge; Business maturity, planning & control, relationship management, manufacturing excellence etc…
  • It would be desirable if you have SC21 Practitioner experience
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
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