Supplier Development Lead

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£42,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    June 22, 2023

Express Recruitment are proud to be working in partnership with one of the UK’s most prestigious companies, who are industry leaders in their specialist field. Due to continued growth and constant demand of a global customer base, our client is seeking the addition of a Supplier Development Lead to develop continuous improvement with suppliers.

The successful candidate will receive a starting salary of up to c£42,000 plus a handful of superb benefits including fuel card, travel allowances, life assurance, employee assistance program, private medical insurance, dental cash plan, generous holiday allowance and much more!

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Attend supplier sites ensuring they are in line with company standards
  • Maintain and develop supplier development across all functions of the business
  • Provide expertise knowledge of policies and procedures
  • Strategically coach suppliers to improve production and quality performance
  • Agree improvement policies in line with Zero Defects policy

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience delivering change management programs
  • Previous experience within LEAN improvement and development in a fast paced, manufacturing environment
  • Root cause analysis experience
  • Expert knowledge of 5Y & 8D problem solving methodologies
  • Proven experience with capacity planning
  • Proficient user of MRP systems

About Express Recruitment

Express Recruitment has been offering exceptional recruitment solutions across the East Midlands since 1987, “exceeding expectations every time” of over 267,000 candidates.

We supply a diverse range of sectors including Engineering, Technology, Professional Services, Languages, Sales & Marketing, Call Centres, Commercial, Manufacturing, Local Authority, NHS, Education, Voluntary organisations. Find all of our current vacancies on 👉

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Salary: c£42,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency. IND456