Sourcing Manager

GBP40000.00 - GBP45000.00 per annum +
09 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Senga Turnbull
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Sourcing Manager

Your new company
Global Engineering Company with numerous divisions. Due to recent changes within the business there is an opening for a Sourcing Manager, who will wok closely with Supply Chain Manager on Supplier development for this division, this is a new role for the division.

Your new role To maximise the competitive advantage of the organisation through sustainable best in class Supply Chain Management. Developing and implementing sourcing strategies to ensure sustainable timely delivery of materials, products and services to meet customer requirements whilst optimising financial performance.

What you'll need to succeed

  • CIP's qualification or equivalent professional (Membership preferred
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Project Management experience in Engineering environment
  • Able to lead and work as part of teams
  • Knowledge of purchasing and quality procedures and standards
  • Knowledge of inventory management and Lean replenishment systems
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills
  • Understanding of Contract Law
  • Knowledge of Global markets
  • Quality theories and practices - Problem Solving
  • Professionalism and integrity at all times
  • Must be able to travel and hold current driving license
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence at all levels


  • Auditing skills
  • 5S and Lean methodologies


  • Develop and maintain an approved supplier list to serve as an initial reference for sourcing activities
  • Effective Project Management and coordination to deliver all materials and projects in line with SQDC requirements
  • Regularly review all KPI's, prioritise, develop and implement plans to improve the performance of the Supply Chain Preparation of enquiries and presentation of quotation analysis and recommendations to optimise the supply chain and total acquisition cost
  • Maximise the payment terms with suppliers to improve WADPO for the Division
  • Manage inventory levels and develop supplier strategies for inventory reduction
  • Monitor and analyse freight data to develop supplier strategies to reduce freight cost, reduce lead times and improve customer service

There will be reasonable expectation of travel within this role

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive Salary
  • Being part of a new Supply Chain development
  • Wider Group opportunities scope for career progression
  • 25 days holiday rising to a max of 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension contribution
  • 4 times death in service

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