Salary up too £47,000
Working as part of the Product Delivery team, you will lead and develop the definition and implementation of optimal supply chain solutions across a mix of different volume scenarios and throughout the entire product lifecycle.
You will lead supplier relationships and be the expert in different categories, ensuring management of cost, quality, and continuity of supply and supplier responsiveness.
You will also be responsible for category plans, RFx, vendor selections, negotiate pricing and contractual terms and conditions.
You will ensure that category strategies adapt through the product development lifecycle and as products and technology mature in the market. You will also support in the development, implementation and management of procurement best practice tools and techniques.
- You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and will be a member of CIPS, with commitments to becoming MCIPS. You will have a strong engineering appreciation, which will ideally be backed by a relevant qualification. Ideally this will include an understanding of electro/mechanical engineering.
- You will be an experienced procurement professional, with demonstrable experience within an engineering, project and category management environment. You will have experience of new product introduction and volume manufacture, ideally in consumer electronics, industrial or automotive sectors.
- You will have proven experience of successful management of strategic supplier relationships, including excellent negotiation skills and a strong understanding of commercial terms & conditions.
- You will be able to generate and maintain product cost models for production volume projections, which in turn demonstrate cost reduction and your ability to monitor and analyse product cost.
What you will receive
In addition to a competitive salary we offer a range of benefits, including pension scheme, private healthcare, life cover, childcare vouchers and 25 days holiday per year plus public holidays. We offer opportunities for learning, development and ongoing professional development. Our Exceptional Contribution Award scheme recognises and rewards outstanding contributions of individuals and teams.
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