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Supplier Performance Manager - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 6365 Date Posted: Wednesday 31 Jan 2024
Supplier Performance Manager
Location:           Stevenage
Salary:                Up to £50,000 - 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
  • Typically for this role, you will work 2 days on-site.  
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, who have an exciting opportunity for a Supplier Performance Manager
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The Supplier Performance Manager role:
An opportunity has arisen due to the ramp-up of deliveries for a Supplier Performance Manager to join the procurement function in the Sub-Assemblies team. As the successful candidate, you will bring experience and knowledge to ensure effective Supplier performance, capability & Risk management. As a team, they work across all programmes in the UK in a changing environment, handling and implementing both 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 of international working in technology companies.
  • Experience in supply chain management/ Supplier Performance Manager in the Aerospace, Defence or Manufacturing environments is desirable
  • Demonstrated 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 handling of supply chain risks to closure
  • Assess supply chain and suppliers’ capability to meet 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.
  • Hold 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 put in place associated improvement and mitigation plans
  • Conducting analysis and providing/delivering executive summaries
  • Additionally, you may be responsible/ assist in department supply chain excellence improvements
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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