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Vendor Manager

Ref no. BHN559785
Location Rutland, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

A multi-national business based in Stamford is looking to recruit for a Vendor Manager on a full-time permanent basis.

Key skills required for this role

Supply Chain, Vendor, Supply Chain Management, Vendor Management


Proven experience in Vendor Management/Supply Chain Management, manufacturing background essential

Job description

A multi-national business based in Stamford is looking to recruit for a Vendor Manager on a full-time permanent basis.

Role - Vendor Manager

Type - Permanent

Locations - Stamford

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Key responsibilities for the Vendor Manager and will not be limited to:

  • Identifying new suppliers and carrying out reviews of supplier capability, capacity and competence, while assessing compliance and ethics, to maintain an approved vendor list.
  • Establishing and maintaining a dashboard/league table for vendor performance.
  • Working with the project team to ensure selection of most appropriate vendors to meet project, quality, budget, schedule and other requirements.
  • Negotiating between project management and supplier on contract terms, pricing and delivery.
  • Post order vendor management - reporting on progress and expediting of contracts throughout the project life cycle and negotiating where changes are required.
  • Ensuring safe working practices are maintained throughout the vendors manufacturing process and coordinating inspection activities with the Quality team.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for process and vendor improvements.
  • Travel in the EMEA area to visit suppliers and potential suppliers - probably two to three weeks in the month.

Key skills and experience required for the Vendor Manager job applicant and will not be limited to:

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, and knowledge of production planning.
  • Experience in the application of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 and knowledge of HSE.
  • Contractual awareness, with great negotiation skills.
  • Experience of managing multiple projects, including preparing and maintaining schedules.
  • Confident user of MS Office software, including MS Project.
  • Good Communicator both written and verbal.
  • Able to drive, and willing and able to travel as required.

To apply for this Vendor Manager, Supply Chain Manager candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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