Supplier Development Specialist

08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to develop their skills and experience whilst also developing the supply base for a major medical device manufacturer.

Job title: Supplier Development Specialist / Lead
Location: North West, Norfolk

Salary Range: £34,800 to £40,500 plus great benefits package

Contract type: Permanent, 37.5hrs per week

The successful applicant will join the supply chain team and lead on the relationships between suppliers, the technical and quality functions and the end customers, to ensure that the supply base is fit for purpose. Reporting into the Supply Chain function, the incumbent will primarily focus on new products being introduced to the business, but as needs arise will also cover other critical supplier issues and capacity expansion.

As this is a new role to the company, there will be a need to be visible across the company, attending relevant resource and cross departmental meetings to show the value in having a consistent and professional approach to supplier sourcing, contracting and onboarding.

The qualifications, key skills and experiences we are looking for are:


Experience in a Supplier Development, Procurement/Purchasing, and Supply Chain or Supplier Quality role in a highly regulated industry (e.g. Medical Devices, Aerospace, and Automotive).

Able to work under time and priority pressures and often dealing with multiple issues

Proven experience of leading and delivering change control programmes

Demonstrable experience of delivering a world class experience to your customers

Project management experience, often involving cross functional teams and external stakeholders

CIPS qualification is desirable but not essential

To apply for this role please forward a copy of your resume in word format with a covering email detailing why you see yourself as suitable for this role.

Jerome Parrish – Senior Consultant;; (Apply online only)

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