Supplier Sourcing Lead

North West England
30.00 - 40.00 GBP Annual + £30 - £40/annum Excellent package
04 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Sourcing Lead - Supplier Control Specialist - Supplier Qualification Lead - Supplier Development Manager - Purchasing Manager - Supplier Coordinator -ISO13485 - Medical Device Directive - FDA - MDD - CFR Regulations - Six Sigma - Supplier Controls - CAPA - Medical Device - Supplier Development - Lead Auditor - Supplier Control Process - Procurement

Location - North West

My client is looking for a time served Supplier Sourcing Lead to start immediately. The company have had a record breaking 2018 and 2019 is set to be even better. To meet the continuing change in requirements within the Medical Device industry specifically relating to supplier management and control a new role of Supplier Sourcing Lead has been created.

This new role will develop and implement procurement and sourcing best practice and procedures. The role will support cross functional teams including NPD, Technical and Quality to ensure that supplier identification, selection and approval is managed to meet ISO13485, MDD, FDA and business requirements. The role will be responsible for leading improvement and standardisation initiatives of supplier selection and control process.

Key Result Areas: -

* Identification of supplier risk and risk mitigation actions.

* Development of supplier management strategies to ensure optimal supply assurance, pricing, flexibility, quality and delivery performance.

* Evaluate current supplier base to identify spend consolidation opportunities to create leverage, analyse purchasing trends and develop sourcing alternatives.

* Establish and implement effective processes for sub contract and service management.

* Commercial negotiations are effectively managed and supply, quality and technical agreements are implemented.

* Supplier cost recovery is effectively monitored and implemented.

* To work collaboratively across all functions to deliver compliance and improvement.

The ideal candidate will have:-

* Excellent working knowledge of ISO 13485, MDD and FDA CFR requirements.

* Experience in supplier development and risk identification.

* Experience in key tools such as six sigma, lean manufacturing, and investigational methods for CAPA support.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to present at different levels of the organization.

* Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to work cross functionally across the Group, with suppliers and customers.

* Strong attention to detail

* Strong IT skills

* Educated to a diploma/degree level preferred.

Please get in touch as soon as possible as demand for the role is high.

Kind Regards

Antony Harding

RFT Technical Ltd

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RFT Technical Limited acts as an Employment Agency (perm) and as an Employment Business (contract).

Key Words: - ISO13485 - Medical Device Directive - FDA - CFR Regulations - Six Sigma - Supplier Controls - CAPA - Medical Device - Supplier Development - Lead Auditor - Supplier Control Process - Purchasing - Procurement