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Automotive & Aerospace / Engineering / manufacturing

Supply Chain Officer – Automotive Full Time

My client is a leading international technology based company in the automotive sector.  During this period of phenomenal growth and performance my client seeks a Supply Chain Officer to work from their Tyneside operation.


My client seeks an all-round Supply Chain professional with excellent negotiation and supplier management & development expertise to join their Supply Chain department.   You will assist in the management of their supply base, ensuring cost, inventory and delivery objectives are met.  This is fluid position and you will also contribute in respect to purchasing and logistics issues also.  However the primary focus will be centered on supporting the Purchasing Manager with the sourcing of materials and parts for manufacturing, whilst managing the supplier list


Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Supplier selection
  • Supplier management & development
  • Logistics coordination
  • Project procurement
  • Materials management/sourcing
  • Commodity sourcing
  • Supplier management
  • Cost reduction programmes
  • Supply chain analysis
  • Logistics support
  • Negotiation
  • Inventory control


To be considered for the role, it is essential that you possess demonstrable all-round supply chain experience encompassing logistics and procurement experience gained in a demanding engineering/manufacturing environment ideally automotive.


Key selection criteria:


  • HND in a relevant discipline (degree preferred but not essential)
  • CIPS qualifications/Membership
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Adaptable and resourceful character
  • Experience of project-based buying
  • Experience gained in a customer/supplier-facing capacity
  • Experience of logistics coordination/management/support
  • Experience gained in the automotive sector
  • Knowledge of electronics based engineering

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 4 months ago
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Job Title: Supply Chain Officer – Automotive
  • Salary: £27000 - 31500
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