Supplier Development Engineer

Randstad CPE
£26.00 - £32.00/hour depending on experience
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Development Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity where you can really make a difference? Do you have a background in supplier development and performance improvement activities? Have you got a background of working in a fast paced manufacturing environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the contract role for you!

You will be accountable for assisting with product Series Supply Chain functions, as designed, to meet the defined response time and supplier performance to ensure efficient facility operations, collaborating with business partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues. Act as liaison with corresponding Purchasing and Logistics professionals. You will report directly to the Global Planning Manager, will be accountable for ensuring selected priority suppliers meet performance and component delivery expectations.

Key responsibilities:

* Manage & Conduct Weekly or Daily Escalation Process, Hold escalation meetings for key / critical offending suppliers associated with your respective site & report out.
* Manage, distribute and communicate recovery plans with offending suppliers to point of deescalation, when required leverage support from Facility & Category partners.
* Lead Supply Chain Response Time Strategies with the relevant facilities and suppliers.
* Support lean & Right first Time methodology with BIQ rollout and embedment within the Supply base.
* Support facilities with Driving MRC Collaboration Reductions with suppliers.
* Support resourcing projects with key suppliers to ensure all parameters are achieved during change over without disruption to the receiving facility.
* Incumbent needs to be fluent in Microsoft Office software.

Experience required:

* Proven experience in a similar role
* Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures
* Engineering or manufacturing background plus familiarity with manufacturing processes used to produce components and assemblies
* Knowledge of shop operations
* Good interpersonal communication, analytical, leadership and project management skills to develop cooperative working relationships with others both inside and outside of the business.
* Capable of using and demonstrating statistical and problem solving tools.

Desired Qualifications:

* Quality engineering certification
* Experience in TQM Principles
* Able to travel within UK regularly
* MFG Pro experience

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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