Our clients enjoy a global reputation for innovation and engineering excellence through the design and development of a range of class leading products which embrace state of the art material and manufacturing technologies. The further development of key suppliers and strategic partnerships is considered key to the future success of the business and has created the need for this key appointment.<!–more–>
As Supplier manager you will participate as a member of the Group Executive supply chain management team, providing strategic leadership and vision in support of the corporate function including supply chain strategy, supplier selection, contract terms and conditions, development of overall purchasing processes, supplier management and procedures as well as supplier consolidation/reduction. This senior position will also require that the incumbent play an active role as mentor and coach to team members as while supporting the closer integration of Material Planning, SQA and Buying departments.
A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related degree is considered a pre-requisite and preference will be given to applicants with an additional Masters Degree or MBA from a leading business school. We expect a minimum of 5 years of purchasing/supply chain management experience in progressively senior positions preferably within a metals and composite materials manufacturing environment. Key to your success in the role will be your ability to provide strategic leadership and support for the development of the entire supply chain and in maximizing the opportunities to leverage the organization’s total buying position.
A comprehensive package of salary and benefits will be offered commensurate with the seniority of this key position. Please forward your CV and cover letter indicating your current salary package to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Ref:1012-105