PPE Sourcing Lead
Leading UK Business
New role to support company growth
About Our Client
Our client is the market leader within their field and due to business growth and current market conditions, they are looking to add to their headcount
A strong network of direct overseas PPE/Medical Device suppliers and contacts in Asia.
A sound understanding of the European legislation surrounding PPE and Medical devices and ability to devise and implement a Sourcing Strategy to support this.
An ability to create Structured Supplier frameworks relationships that deliver best value and market leading Supply Chain built on sound CSR credentials.
An ability to influence negotiations and establish long term relationships with suppliers delivering best value.
An ability to develop and maintain stakeholder engagement internally and externally.
An understanding of the major PPE and MDD standards appropriate to our business (Medical, Facility Management, Food and Hygiene, Warehouse and Distribution) and an enthusiasm to deliver best in class solutions to internal and external stakeholders considering these.
The Successful Applicant
Experience of factory manufacturing processes associated with the production of PPE and MDD products.
Strong Knowledge of PPE/MMD legislation and standards.
Ability to work proactively using own initiative & communicate at all levels.
Good time management, with the ability to achieve deadlines.
Experience of global sourcing, especially in dealing with overseas suppliers, particularly in Asia.
Understanding of freight and duty rates both to the UK and USA and how these influence supplier costs and prices.
Strong negotiation skills.
What's on Offer
There is a market leading salary for the right candidate.