Supplier Development Manager VA/VE
Join a Global leader and take your career to the next level!
Your new company
A real leader in their field of manufacturing automotive parts, this global organisation are now looking to recruit in their busy Procurement team! The company offer multiple benefits including Healthcare cash plans, good pension options and discount car purchase offers! In addition, they are passionate about their people and believe in training and developing their staff and promoting from within.
Your new role
A brand new role has been created in the team due to expansion! Part of a high-performing and busy Procurement & Supply Chain department, you will be working alongside the Commodity Buyers in the team and investigating alternative suppliers globally to enable the most competitive costs. Carrying out full supply chain analysis, you will then be presenting your findings for evaluation and recommendation from the Head of Purchasing.
You will be working closely with teams across the business including Quality, Logistics, Engineering, Production etc. in order to work towards strategic direction. In your new role you will be identifying best costs through QAF analysis using techniques i.e. benchmarking, market knowledge etc. and evaluating and implementing VA/VE (working with other departments as necessary).
As a new position, there is the scope to truly make this role your own!
Please note, this will will involve extensive UK/ European travel (approximately 50% of working time).
What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience within Process Engineering or Quality, and have an excellent track record of Supplier Development and VAVE. As this role is extremely fast faced, we are looking for candidates who have come from a similar manufacturing background (automotive would be an advantageous).
In addition, you will have a solid understanding of production processes, cost drivers and product/component evaluation.
If you're looking for an exciting new challenge and think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you.
What you'll get in return
You will be working for a Global leader in their field! You will have the training and development in order to take your career to the next level. With European travel, this role will see you building relationships with key stakeholders at a high level.
In return for you hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits and working conditions.
What you need to do now
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