Engineering Supply Chain Project Manager

29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As the world’s leading innovator in online grocery shopping with a pioneering business model, developing our own technology and new customer propositions, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships, there has never been a better time to join us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our people, goods and technological advances that power everything we do.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Supply Chain Professional to join our engineering supply chain team. You will procure, deliver and support complex electro mechanical systems and equipment in UK and overseas, against short lead times, to achieve business goals and objectives, whilst building relationships with suppliers to ensure long term cost reduction and delivery.

Role & Responsibilities

You will work closely with internal stakeholders (e.g. Engineering Operations, Business Project Managers, Central Engineering) and external stakeholders to ensure successful delivery.Communicate across teams and to project stakeholders ensuring alignment of projects and expectations.Coordination and management of key suppliersEnsure delivery schedules stay on plan, budget and meet specified Quality standardsRisk identification and mitigation, anticipating supply chain challengesTake ownership of supply issues, resolving them in line with business needWork with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmesWhat are we after?

A “can do” and “in this together” attitude and approach to workDirect knowledge of sourcing of components and supply chain scaling within Europe and worldwide including legal contract managementStimulated by a dynamic, fast paced environmentCommercially aware and considers business impacts of decisions and proposalsAble to communicate complex information in a variety of forms to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels of seniorityCustomer focusedProven track record in effective supplier development and managementSTEM qualification at higher national or degree levelDemonstrable engineering competence and understanding appropriate for this roleHigh level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ERP softwareAlthough based at our Hertfordshire head office, you will be expected to travel to sites both in the UK and abroad. What can Ocado offer you?

Full participation in complex, highly automated, multi-million pound projectsWorking with new and ground breaking technologyDrive the development of a new and exciting function within OcadoFreedom to create and innovateThe satisfaction of making a tangible difference
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