Procurement Manager - Leading organisation

Advantage Resourcing
Barrow in Furness
17 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Procurement Manager
Location: Barrow-in-Furness
Rate: £44.25 LTD or umbrella
Duration: 6 months

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to join a leading Defence Engineering organisation on an initial 6 month contract based in Barrow-in-Furness

Duties and responsibilities:

Developing collaboration between the organisations Lines of Business and the Indian Supply chain to optimise procurement opportunities with approved Indian suppliers for the purpose of satisfying the requirements of the Offset programme in India

Developing Category strategies in conjunction with Global Category Directors and Business Unit Leadership across the UK and the USA to facilitate the development of sourcing opportunities in India and then prosecuting the resulting procurements to enable delivery of offset credits.

Ensuring that sourcing from India is in line with corporate governance policies

The role will require close cooperation with the Indian based supply Chain team who will provide support in the form of local supplier management and capability development to ensure a high performing supply chain is maintained to each line of business

Skill set and experience required for this role:

Exceptional communication skills and interpersonal proficiency

A broad understanding of developing sophisticated sourcing strategies ideally in an aerospace/defense environment.

Demonstrable experience in establishing offshore supply chains

MCIPS accreditation is preferred

Strong MS office toolset skills

Proven experience in a Leadership Role

Thorough understanding of Lean techniques and continuous improvement to support supplier assessment and capability gap analysis leading to supplier development/improvement initiatives

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity to work with a leading organisation. Colin Youle is the consultant managing this assignment.

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