Role details

Sourcing Lead

Worksop   •   £35,000 - £43,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Worksop / Sheffield
  • Manufacturing

About Our Client

Our client, based in Sheffield, is a medium sized manufacturing organisation who are part of a larger group of companies. With plans to grow into new markets over the next few years they are looking to strengthen their team with a Sourcing Lead.

Job Description

Some of the responsibilities for this Sourcing Lead will be:

  • To provide accurate and competitive material lead time data for the quotation and contract review processes
  • To appraise vendor performance through a supplier scorecard process and to drive improvement through on-site visits, audits and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Improve supplier delivery and quality performance from key suppliers.
  • To implement continuous improvement initiatives such as lineside VMI, single point of source, Kanban etc.
  • To collaborate with other departments, such as engineering and quality, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
  • To rationalise and shorten material supply chains through appropriate techniques.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally the successful candidate for this role of Sourcing Lead will have:

  • Formal qualifications within Procurement (CIPS) - (desirable)
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and achievements around the responsibilities mentioned
  • Some exposure to managing people
  • The ability to conduct domestic travel to meet with suppliers
  • Previous exposure to supplying into aerospace (desirable).

What's on Offer

£35000 - £43000 + benefits

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