Job purpose: Leading an integrated supply chain / procurement team and co-ordinate all supply chain engagement, ranging across with our key customers and suppliers to maximise customer service and operating performance whilst supporting the implementation of IFS supply chain modules.

The Role

  • Supporting Supply Chain IFS Implementation
  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy
  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop optimum sourcing strategies
  • Implement spend/supply assessments, consolidation review and sourcing analyses to ensure best practice.
  • Negotiate pricing and rebate structures with key suppliers across sites.
  • Develop strong relationships with new and key suppliers as well as other disciplines across the business.
  • Source new suppliers for equipment portfolio that deliver more added value for the business.
  • Manage and optimise QC standards from all suppliers liaising with technical development.
  • Liaise with technical development and sales team to ensure that the pipeline of products is delivered on time.
  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce when applicable.
  • Develop robust sales demand forecasting tools and practices working closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Manage and continually develop supply chain / procurement team


About you

  • Experience of working in a Procurement team, at a senior level, preferably within a marine or renewables environment
  • Previous experience of supporting the implementation of an ERP system.
  • Relevant Business, Manufacturing or Engineering Degree or proof of relevant experience.
  • CIPS Qualifications or working towards
  • Knowledge of different types of contracts, any law / contract background
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Experience of dealing with the Supplier Non-Conformance process


The Package

  • Role can be based in any of our sites Arnish, Appledore, Belfast, Methil or London
  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical cover
  • Life assurance
  • 31 days holiday
  • Company pension

To apply for this role please contact

Job Category: IFS Supply Chain & Procurement
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Appledore Arnish Belfast London Methil

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