Supply Chain Development Engineer

GBP30000.00 - GBP35000.00 per annum +
18 Apr 2012
25 Apr 2012
David Hewlett
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Hays Procurement & Supply Chain are exclusively supporting a leading global manufacturing business and local employer of choice with the recruitment of a permanent Supply Chain Development Engineer to based at their Bristol site. Working as part of an already established global supply chain team the successful candidate will lead supply development activities across manufacturing and a specific portfolio of products, liaise with customer sites and suppliers across the world.

You will ensure the continuous development of the supply chain through proactive improvement initiatives and ensuring the deployment of benchmark manufacturing and improvement tools. You will ensure the root causes of all manufacturing, supply chain and quality issues are investigated, resolved and prevented from reoccurring.

Key accountabilities include project management of supplier improvement plans, application and sponsorship of lean/Six Sigma methodologies, identifying performance trends as well as supporting the evolution of the management of quality assurance throughout the supply chain tiers including the proactive deployment of advanced product quality planning.

The successful candidate will need demonstrate significant supply chain experience gained ideally within either an aerospace, automotive or general manufacturing environment. You will need to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of continuous improvement methods and tools.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading global business offering outstanding training and development as well as an exciting working environment.

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