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Supplier Development/Supply Chain Specialists

  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 days ago

Morson are recruiting a number of Supplier Development/Supply Chain Specialists to work on behalf of GKN our UK based aerospace client for an initial 6 month period. The roles involve carrying out regular visits to suppliers across Germany to maintain an up to date understanding of supplier activity and performance, assessing risks and weaknesses and working with the supplier to develop effective action plans.

Candidates will be based in Germany and will travel to suppliers across Germany to gain a full understanding of the end to end supply chain from T1 through to raw materials

Using the monthly supplier performance dashboard as an early warning signal to potential problems they will maintain an assessment of the supplier’s on-going capacity and will assess ramp up capacity at suppliers and oversee actions/timing to meet increases on demand. 

The Supplier Development/Supply Chain Specialists will also work with suppliers to improve throughput, increase yield, reduce idle time (Lean), reduce scrap – both improving throughput and reducing cost.

The role wil also involve following up on poor delivery performance, extended lead times, late order confirmations and known risks.
Visit sub suppliers to support Tier 1 Suppliers in resolving and managing supply constraints.

Candidates will ideally have an aerospace or automotive or defence background and will gain an understanding of the product technology and manufacturing processes and will also work with Supplier Quality Engineers to resolve quality concerns.

Candidates will have strong communication skills, good verbal and written English would be preferred.

Please send your CV today and we will contact you to discuss the role in more detail.