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Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead

Ref no. BHN561075
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

A multi-national manufacturing business is looking to recruit for a Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead based in Stevenage (hybrid working arrangement) on a fulltime permanent contract.

Key skills required for this role

Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing, Buyer, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

Important

Proven experience within a Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Business Improvement/CI/Transformation role.

Job description

A multi-national manufacturing business is looking to recruit for a Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead based in Stevenage (hybrid working arrangement) on a fulltime permanent contract.

The Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead will be responsible for influencing the performance, drive capabilities and best practices across the Procurement & Supply Chain function to ensure continuous improvement and business objectives are achieved.

Role - Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead

Type - Permanent

Location - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Key responsibilities for Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead and will not be limited to:

  • Provide UK Procurement & Supply Chain identification, development, and implementation of functional improvement and transformation activities
  • Project manage continuous improvement
  • Provide functional support to improve processes and templates
  • Collaborate functionally and cross-functionally on improvement initiatives and projects
  • Drive efficiency of Procurement & Supply Chain initiatives
  • Enhance functional capability through training and coaching tools, techniques and best practices
  • Implement training & development and support & input towards Procurement & Supply Chain transformation and improvement road map
  • Project manage deliverables against plan and communicate across function
  • Implement best practice and benchmarking initiatives
  • Work in conjunction with the Procurement & Supply Chain leadership team, ensuring that governance is in place as part of improvement control and progress plans.

Key skills and experience required for Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead job applicant and will not be limited to:

  • Problem solving qualification/experience e.g. Six Sigma and Lean would be advantageous
  • Working understanding of Source to Pay (S2P) methodologies & Supplier management / improvement.
  • Project management experience, including creating stakeholder buy-in and engagement, able to manage, deliver and track multiple parallel improvement projects
  • Ability to build a culture of continuous improvement across multi-level stakeholders
  • Proven experience within a Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Business Improvement/CI/Transformation role

To apply for this Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead / Supply Chain Control / Procurement Manager / Supply Chain Manager / Senior Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Ellie Hogg manages this role

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