Supplier Operations Manager

Supplier Operations Manager

Job Title: Supplier Operations Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-01-02
Reference: J140925
Contact Name: Daniel Warr
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 02, 2020 09:53

Job Description

Job Title: Supplier Operations Manager
KDC are recruiting for a Supplier operations Manager for a Global Leader within the Aerospace industry.
You would be responsible for dealings with internal and Supplier stakeholders and would need to be influential with strong management and negotiation skills.
This role is a mixture of supplier, product, engineering, manufacturing and Project Management roles, all of which would require your influential skills as the formal decision authority will be shared with several stakeholders. You would also be delivering equipment to AIT which would have an impact on Telecom or ENS Payloads.
Key Responsibilities
vPlan and lead design and manufacturing reviews, progress meetings & performance reviews
vFocus on risks and opportunities, so that effective actions are taken early enough to contribute to the equipment projects
vEnsure adequate and proactive change control
vReact quickly to non-conformances to facilitate efficient resolution to the benefit of all parties
vClosely communicate and align with all internal stakeholders to ensure timely suppliers deliveries
vImplement recovery or improvement plans in order to secure delivery of the products and services
Skills Required
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
vDegree in Engineering, Business Management or equivalent
A least 5 years of experience in activities which have allowed you to acquire sound skills and knowledge of:
vEngineering/Quality/Manufacturing/Technical Procurement
vAbility to anticipate, assess and mitigate risks
vStrong negotiation skills and the ability to persuade, influence and convince
vExcellent skills in relationship building, team building, empowering, motivating others and conflict management
vSkilled use of office tools (Word, Microsoft Project)
vIndustrial experience abroad would be a highly valued benefit
vKnowledge of other languages, particularly German, French, Spanish or Japanese would be a highly valued benefit
vSystem engineering / Project management certifications would be a valued benefit
If you are interested and feel this is the role for you, call me on 01202 596 366 or apply directly.