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  • Job reference: RMS0213205

Supply Chain Design Lead

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/08/19)
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The Role:
!Exciting supply chain role in a constantly growing company!

Location: London (UK) or Böblingen

Purpose:
* Develop concepts and strategies in order to build robust supply chains and integrate the production material suppliers into our end to end supply chain.
* Supplier integration activities for aligning delivery concepts (JIS, JIT etc.), packaging, IT-systems for call offs and maturity tests for the supply chain will be conducted.
* Manage all activities to improve the supply chain performance with regards to cost, reliability, quality and time.

Responsibilities:
* Identify latest SCM trends and technologies and evaluate the possibilities of application within the company.
* Develop multiple scenarios for supplier integration balancing the commercial optimum with the best logistical performance.
* Lead supplier integration projects.
* Organize and moderate alignment workshops with suppliers to balance manufacturing and supplier needs.
* Alignment with the suppliers on all relevant kinds of supply chain parameters such as order quantities, lead time, packaging etc.
* Facilitate decisions on different warehouse concepts such as vendor managed inventory, consignment stock etc.
* Continuous improvement of the end to end supply chain incl. make or buy evaluations and logistics audits at supplier plants.
* Implement appropriate concepts for supplier payments.
* Develop and conduct stress tests for the supply chain to secure a successful ramp up of the serial production.
* Consulting in creating, establishing and running vehicle distribution.
* Support developing and implementing a supply chain model for spare parts considering time critical supplies, inventory levels, warehouse locations and outbound logistical concepts.
* Network with the wider organisation to maximise group leverage possibilities.

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's biggest manufacturing companies, and in a new departure, they are now seeking to add world-class Automotive expertise to support the manufacture of a new, uncompromising 4x4 coming to market by the end of 2020. The creation of this new 4x4 will honour the spirit of traditional rugged off-roading, whilst offering a step change in build quality and reliability and meeting the safety and environmental considerations of the present day - a significant challenge, and

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Extensive supply chain management experience gained at either a Tier 1 automotive supplier or automotive OEM
* Provide know how in developing and implementing supply concepts for serial production as well as spare parts servicing aftermarket organizations
* Excellent project management skills, with a track record of delivery
* Experiences in supplier development projects especially with regards to improving the supply performance
* Experiences in Value Chain / Supply Chain analysis and optimization
* Previous experience in working cross functional and be able to build effective working relationships internally and externally
* Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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