Supply Chain Manager Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies

Ref No. BHN211428
Location Farnborough, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

My clients who are a leading multi-national defence business are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager Lead within their Manufacturing & Technologies business unit on a permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience within a strategic sourcing role, ideally with a strong understanding of advanced manufacturing processes, techniques and associated supply chains.

The Job

My clients who are a leading multi-national defence business are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager Lead within their Manufacturing & Technologies business unit on a permanent basis.

The Supply Chain Manager Lead will be accountable for development of Route-to-Market and Make vs Buy strategy to support Business Development and Revenue growth strategy for their assigned areas. SCL will be responsible for strategic sourcing of new technology, goods and/or services, managing critical and complex New Product Development phases and timely delivery of procurement sourcing projects.

Role - Supply Chain Manager Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies

Location - Farnborough, Hampshire

Type - Permanent

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Key responsibilities of the Supply Chain Manager Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies role and not be limited to:

  • Develop strong relationships with leaders and key decision-makers in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of all sourcing activities
  • Maintain awareness of the restrictions, controls and accreditations that are placed upon suppliers working in a Defence environment, ensuring at all times that both sourcing strategies and the incumbent supplier base do not jeopardise or threaten internal compliance
  • Collaborate with the Category Procurement Team to identify opportunities to utilise extant supplier relationships and frameworks that leverage Group scale. Conversely, the Supply Chain Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies will be responsible for identifying repeat requirements from the projects pipeline and placing demands on the Category Procurement Team to deliver suitable, long term contracting mechanisms
  • Ensure compliance with process, governance and controls as agreed in the Group Supply Chain & Procurement Code of Practice and Sourcing methodology
  • Collaboratively develop plans with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans across spend.
  • Collaborate with adjacent Leads to develop and enhance systems, process, and best practice sharing to help achieve best in class performance, and bring consistency to sourcing activities
  • Develop robust workload planning tools and trackers that shape the team's priorities and track actual against planned progress. This should be driven from the business pipeline of projects
  • Develop less experienced team members through the provision of direct and actionable feedback, and creation of meaningful development plans

Key skills and experience required for Supply Chain Manager Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies role and not limited to:

  • Advanced manufacturing processes, techniques, and associated supply chains
  • Influencing, creating, and executing strategic Make Vs. Buy decisions
  • Proven experience in developing Route to Market and Speed to Delivery Strategy
  • Highly customer focused and concerned with meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Highly results oriented. Keeps the organization on track and delivery oriented.
  • Able to work autonomously in a complex environment
  • Adaptive and change focused; able to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirements.
  • Ability to manage and support others through the bidding process
  • Must be eligible to gain UK SC clearance

To apply for this Supply Chain Manager / Senior Supply Chain Manager / Supply Chain Manager Lead / Supply Chain Manager - Manufacturing & Technologies / Senior Supply Chain Manager - Manufacturing & Technologies & Supply Chain Manager Lead - Manufacturing & Technologies , candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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