Senior Procurement Manager - (Indirect + GSE)

3 days left

01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cobham Mission Systems are looking for a Senior Procurement Manager for all Indirect + GSE spend. The role is to ensure the effective procurement of Indirect and Ground Support Equipment services for the site or Business Unit. To coordinate the procurement activities for designated Commodities or for a group of Value Streams within the Business Unit

This position is based in Wimborne, Dorset

As a Senior Procurement Manager - (Indirect + GSE) your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Qualifications and Experience

5 years' experience working in a supply chain organisation. Previous experience as a senior buyer or Procurement Manager within a technology company

Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or related field

Demonstrable experience of influencing and negotiating tactical, strategic and commercial activities

Supplier relationship management

Technical knowledge of commodity management

Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints

MCIPs or APICS certification preferred

Core competencies

Leadership and motivational skills

ERP capabilities

Strong influencing skills

Tenacious, able to develop and drive performance excellence

Ambition, drive and enthusiasm with a desire to develop personally and professionally

Capacity to solve problems, analyse data and apply information

Demonstrate trustworthiness and professionalism with suppliers, customers, peers and
team members

Respond with consistency in situations that require honesty and candor

Excellent inter personal skills

Self starter capable of managing issues to resolution

As a Senior Procurement Manager - (Indirect + GSE) your main responsibilities will involve:

Managing the end to end supply chain relationship with a specified group of vendors to ensure the best possible quality, cost, delivery and overall supplier reliability for the Business Unit

Undertake sourcing/selection processes in line with policy for allocated work packages

Undertake supplier relationship management tasking for allocated supply base i.e. business reviews, tactical improvement initiatives, supplier development etc.

Work with buyers to ensure all purchase orders are issued IAW RTO/MRP demand

Ensure all MRP exception message are executed in line with requirements

Review MRP requirements to ensure component deliveries are scheduled in line with production requirements

Manage the communication of all engineering changes, & schedule changes

Ownership of all supply master data and procurement elements of plan for every part.

Monitor delivery status of scheduled receipts to ensure on time delivery to need.

Applying SOF principles to build and manage effective supplier management processes and strong supplier relationships and partnerships

Undertake commodity analysis to develop new and alternative sources of supply

Create and maintain both market and supplier profiles for all nominated suppliers within the commodity

Continually monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of suppliers

Manage the QCD performance of allocated vendors

Manage day to day procurement activities including internal/ vendor communications, schedule, delivery and commercial terms including any price variation

Deploy responsible supply chain management practices in accordance with company policy including risk registers, heat maps and any required corrective actions.

About Cobham Mission Systems

The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.

As the world's leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.

Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

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