Supplier Relationship Manager

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Weymouth
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An engineering business are recruiting a Supplier Relationship Manager. Commercially focused, the SRM will manage a suite of electro-mech vendors. Commercial acumen, contractual knowledge and strategic procurement experience is required.

The Supplier Relationship Manager will work as part of a small procurement team, responsible for managing the commercial arrangements and contracts, for a suite of electro-mechanical suppliers. Working from contract templates, the SRM will be responsible for the full commercial lifecycle - supplier selection, negotiation, agreement of T&Cs and vendor management. There will be a strong emphasis on the Supplier Relationship Manager to drive improved performance from the supply chain and achieve cost down objectives.

Specific duties of the Supplier Relationship Manager will include:

1. Supplier Relationship Management - drive improved supply chain performance
2. Leading cost down activities
3. Management / Maintenance of contractual and commercial T&Cs
4. Support costing and pricing activities
5. Support engineering change process
6. Supplier selection, negotiation and agreement of LT supply agreements
7. Foster excellent relationships with stakeholders in production / engineering
8. Contribute to an environment of LEAN and continuous improvement

Supplier Relationship Manager applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Strategic Sourcing / Supply Chain experience
2. Understanding of / exposure to contract management
3. Exposure to full commercial lifecycle
4. Strong negotiation skills
5. Vendor management expertise

This role would suit applicants working in: Buyer, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Category Management, Commodity Management, Commercial, Vendor Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Contracts Management, Contracts Manager