Our client, a forward thinking innovative manufacturer is looking for a candidate to assist in the continuous improvement of the supply chain and the global sourcing strategy of commodity management and new product introduction programs.
Interface between engineering, operational and strategic purchasing
Assisting in supplier evaluation, certification incl. auditing and risk management for strategic and local product suppliers whether local or Asia based
Negotiation and contract creation with a broad range of suppliers, additional working knowledge and experience of Asia sourcing essential
Assisting to prepare monthly reports
Specialised skills, knowledge and abilities include:
Solid experience and a working knowledge of Engineering is essential
Six Sigma (green belt), vendor negotiations, NPI, VA/VE, skills in Supply Chain Management, strategic purchasing, MS Office, MFG/QAD, Access
Technologies, tooling and manufacturing processes
Competent understanding of quality management systems (APQP, PPAP, 8D, FFF, auditing process etc)
The successful candidate will be proactive, a strong team player with effective communication skills, highly skilled in negotiating, fluent English, additional working knowledge and experience of Asia sourcing essential. Readiness for travelling, high flexibility, highly organised.
This opportunity is advertised by The Recruitment Consultancy which is operating as an Employment Agency.