Supply chain strategy team leader

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Grove

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Client:


Supply Chain Solutions - Technical Solutions Leader - Derby - £60,000 - £65,000

* Responsible for the development and growth of Supply Chain & Quality Service within the Transportation and Automotive verticals within Europe
* Study industry & customer needs in the area of Procurement, Quality and Supply Chain and develop suitable capability road map for various Supply Chain & Quality discipline areas
* Works with client organizations to enhance supply chain and quality performance through strategic process re-engineering, and strategic outsourcing of non-core activities
* Be accountable to profitably grow Supply Chain & Quality Service as a Service Line, year on year by developing a strategic and operational plan for the Service, that will help create a differentiation and sustain this Services differentiation
* Through strong collaboration with the Sales and Delivery teams, realise the annual plan as well as the 3 to 5 year strategic plan for Supply Chain & Quality Service
* Assist the Business Units in successful implementation of strategic opportunities leadership recruitment, building process framework and training.

Role description:

The individual is expected to take on a leading role in the development of Supply Chain & Quality solutions to our customers by leveraging their expertise and knowledge of the various disciplines in Supply Chain & Quality. The key responsibilities associated with the role include:

* Demonstrate technical credibility and expertise in Supply Chain & Quality to Customers
* Identifies clients' problems, opportunities, and risks
* Gathers and analyzes relevant data
* Conducts client interviews and facility visits
* Develops and evaluates alternative strategies
* Develops reports and presents findings to clients
* Works with clients to implement outsourcing solutions
* The individual is expected to develop cross selling campaign plan for Supply Chain & Quality and then execute this plan in collaboration with teams
* Prior to the launch of a cross selling Supply Chain & Quality campaign, the individual will have to take the campaign plans through a gated review process that covers, campaign scope, campaign detailing and campaign readiness with the various stakeholders
* During the active campaigning phase, the individual serves as technical expert on Supply Chain & Quality in customer meetings. The individual coaches and mentors the Sales/ Account team to help them make the pitches to key stakeholders of the Customer organization
* During the proposal development phase of the campaign, the individual will work with a cross functional team to help in development and detailing of the solution
* Create and maintain collateral material as evidence of our accomplishments and technical credibility in project engineering service

In order to apply for the role you will need:

* Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical, or Supply Chain & Quality or equivalent
* Thorough experience in procurement, quality and/or manufacturing environment (Aerospace, Automotive)
* Good working knowledge of the various sub-disciplines and areas within Supply Chain & Quality including: Procurement, Supplier Development, Supplier Quality, Materials Management,
* Working knowledge of manufacturing/machining methods, assembly techniques/methods, lean manufacturing and six sigma tools and techniques and manufacturing floor quality systems (ISO 9001, AS 9100, ISO/TS 16949
* Familiarity and past experience in outsourcing of supply chain activities (procurement & quality activities) across Europe (including low cost sourcing)
* Critical reasoning & problem solving skills, demonstrates ability to develop structures solutions to customer challenges in Supply Chain & Quality areas of their business Financial and statistical analysis proficiency