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Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist

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Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorFood Service, Catering, & Hospitality, Grocery, Non-Grocery, Other, Retail, Service - Other, Services
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Benefitsexcellent package
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted24 August 2018

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Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist – Global FMCG Brand – West London - £45,000 - £55,000 + excellent package

This world renowned brand is currently going from strength to strength following a holistic business transformation and as such is looking at innovative ways to improve their supply chain through SQA and instilling operational and ethical best practices. Recruiting for their well-established and award-winning procurement & supply chain function, they are looking to attract commercially astute and client facing supplier quality assurance professionals to help mitigate global supply chain risks and champion CSR.

In the role you will be leading high-profile work streams across the global supplier base, focusing on supplier management and quality assurance across the global supply chain. You will utilise a state of the art suite of tools to drive both compliance and efficiency, and to engage suppliers to drive ethical standards across their supply chains.

What will the role entail?
  • Working with procurement & commercial to help align a supplier strategy to mitigate risk across this £multibillion procurement function
  • Working with the auditing team to assess issues of quality, labour standards, environmental and ethical compliance for all suppliers
  • Managing instances of financial risk with suppliers and helping to implement a best in class process
  • Working with the head of supply chain risk to educate all business units on risk aversion and essentially reducing costs on supply chain projects
  • Working with the procurement and operations team to instil a sustainable and ethical supply chain

What skills and experience are required?
  • A proactive and energetic personality with excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of procurement and experience working with suppliers and analysing their performance
  • Industry certification preferred, such as ISO or FSSC22000
  • Ideally a background or understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and promoting ethical and labour standards
  • Occasional travel to Europe to carry out supplier auditing essential
  • Excellent influencing skills with emotional intelligence and a commercial mind-set
  • The ability to work in a fluid and global environment
  • Degree educated

This role offers an extremely interesting and attractive blend of commercial, risk, supply chain and relationship based projects. Not only will you have the chance to work in one of the world’s most impressive brands, but also in their award-winning supply chain function. If this interests you and you wish to find out more then click apply or send your CV straight across to Alex at [email removed]

KEY SKILLS: Supply Chain, Procurement, Suppliers, Supplier Risks, CSR, London, Retail, FMCG, Labour Standards, Environmental Standards, Audits, Degree, SRM, Supplier Assessment

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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