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Interim Supply Chain Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing
Salary£250 to £350 per day
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 April 2018

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Interim Procurement Manager repsonsible for working with lost cost region in supplier sourcing and management

Client Details

A global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


  • Help to establish and embed the vision and strategy for Supplier Development
  • Work with the current Supplier Quality Engineer on strategy and implementation policy
  • Become a Meggitt approved WASP auditor (internal training and validation process)
  • Promote sustainable improvement activities and continuous improvement philosophies in the supply chain
  • Identify and promulgate internal and external ‘Best Practice’
  • Develop and continuously improve policies and procedures and ensure consistent execution, not least through "how to guides" and "functional tool kits"
  • Work with the Logistics Director to ensure resource is assigned and deployed effectively across SBU common suppliers
  • Participate in and where appropriate own improvement activities on significant ‘common supplier’ or on ‘Single Site Supplier’ affecting performance towards our customers
  • Ensure supplier performance, intelligence, developments and capabilities are fed into Sourcing strategies


  • Demonstrable history of supplier performance improvement
  • Working knowledge of operational management in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Good business acumen and commercially competent
  • Trained auditor with demonstrable qualifications
  • Ability to understand, create, implement, manage and maintain stock replenishments systems
  • Experience of working with LCR suppliers
  • Demonstrable practitioner of supplier performance improvement tools and techniques such as:
  • Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Visual Management processes
  • Supplier assessment techniques
  • Capacity planning techniques and working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems (SAP knowledge is preferred)
  • Motivating and engaging management style
  • Negotiating capability
  • Capable of influencing internal and external relationships at all levels
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • High standard of leadership skills with experience of working in a matrix organisation
  • High degree of interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • Essential to have excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills to develop supplier improvement plans
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel as the role requires (UK and overseas)

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and Package

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