Procurement Leader

Ref No. BHN529532
Location Gloucestershire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


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Aerospace | Automotive | ERP | Procurement

The Job

Key Responsibilities:
Order Book Management
* Analyse, process, confirm and communicate requirements to the supplier
* Handle exception messages (send an order, progress, delay, push-outs, pull in, cancel an
order, deadline overrun, late starting, …) resulting from the MRP to maintain on-time supply
and manage inventory.
* Review and upload the supplier schedules received from suppliers
* Suggest and support implementation of solutions in case of shortages
* Negotiate dead-lines/quantities with suppliers to meet business needs
* Oversee the progress of manufacturing on the supplier's site
o In supplier scheduling (capacity and critical materials/ components)
o Monitor supplier capacity
o In the management of Supply transport
o In managing obsolescence
* Manage delivery receipts, follow the flow through to reception of articles, manage
administrative disputes and goods receiving queries
* Manage the flow of returns to the supplier
* Participate in Line of Balance (LoB) reviews
Escalate delivery and quality issues with the Supplier
* Reconcile performance with suppliers throughout the month
* Measure and analyse supplier performance in coordination with the SPQL and if their targets
are not being reached, set up internal and external action plans in close cooperation with the
purchasing and quality.
* Escalate to SPQL/Commodity Program Manager(CPM) to drive decision making process with
other functions
Additional description * Identify & close out of root causes
* Warning in case of supplier risk (delivery, quality, financial, ...)
* Communicate to the supplier on Major Program changes
* Monitor implementation (from supplier selection)
* Liaise with Purchasing, Supplier Performance Quality Manager(SPQM) and CPM to manage
Supplier relationship and risks and other common issues
* Implement Recovery plans: managing the priorities consistent with the program priorities
Conduct regular Supplier Reviews with suppliers depending on risk and criticality
* Establish Supplier visit and meeting schedules, depending on risk and criticality.
* Drive Supplier visits, supported by SLS site PM if required
* Measure, reconcile and analyse supplier performance (OTD, OQD) for the site, Liaise with
the SPQL and if their targets are not being reached, set up internal and external action plans.
Logistics & Order Policy
* Provide detail view of the supplier part portfolio recommend logistics conditions, lead time
(contractual and actual), batch size for inclusion in the Logistic Executive Agreement (LEA)
o On determining and maintaining logistics guidelines
o In drawing up supply contracts (on SC elements: Batch size, horizon…)
* Review Lot size and Planned delivery times (firm horizon) with supplier and in line with any
contractual documents (Contract or LEA) and lot size policy on a yearly basis
* Support implementation of negotiated supply parameters in site ERP system
Travel specifictity N/A
Candidate skills & requirements Knowledge, Experience & Behaviours
* Good working knowledge of ERP system and MRP2 Principles
* Experience in Aerospace would be an advantage
* Computer literate in word & excel
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
* Analytical skills
* Decision making skills
* Problem solving skills
* Negotiating and Influencing skills
* Business understanding
* Commercial awareness


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