Location Bridport - UK Job
Competitive Salary, Dependent on experience + Discretionary Bonus
AmSafe Bridport has an opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Supply Chain Manager to join us in this key role at our head office in Bridport Dorset.
AmSafe is a worldwide market leader for cargo restraints and protection systems in aviation and defence; we design, develop & manufacture world-class engineered textile solutions for the safety & securement needs of the global aerospace and defence industries.
Working with major aircraft manufacturers, our products include airframe safety systems, aircraft safety equipment, cargo restraint solutions and RPG protection.
We have manufacturing, operational and service facilities in the UK, North America and Sri Lanka.
More information can be found on our website.
The successful applicant will be required to achieve and sustain the on-time arrival of quality compliant materials and components in full at their points of use within the site operation through the strategic and tactical development and management of the supply base, driving sustainable improvements in supplier performances within them to establish a robust and agile supply chain function that has capacity and capability to support the changing Customer needs and those of site operations.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the role will be office based in Bridport, Dorset and will involve management of a team in Bridport and oversight of the supply chain function in Sri Lanka. We are looking to appoint a high calibre supply chain professional with extensive experience, who can demonstrate a track record of leading and inspiring teams and individuals.
This role would suit an ambitious and driven individual who is looking for an opportunity to take ownership of our supply chain, develop their skills and knowledge and ultimately to become a part of the AmSafe succession plan and progress their career. Extensive previous experience in a relevant environment, ideally aerospace, is essential as well as significant experience of leadership and management, and management within a multi-site operation.
Coaching and development will be available and the company benefits from a supportive and values based culture led by the senior team.
If you’re interested in applying for this role please submit the following via the CV uploader on our careers page.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 10 November.
Job Title: Strategic Supply Chain Manager
Reporting to: Site Operations Manager
Location: Bridport, Dorset
Develop and implement policies and processes covering the selection of suppliers, performance measurement, materials and components purchase and related internal and external liaison with business areas and key suppliers.
Achieve and sustain the on-time arrival of quality compliant materials and components in full at their points of use within the site operation through the strategic and tactical development and management of the supply base, driving sustainable improvements in supplier performances within them to establish a robust and agile supply chain function that has capacity and capability to support the changing Customer needs and those of site operations.
The Company’s three value drivers are: Price / Productivity / New Business.
Annual objectives/targets with hard financial metrics relating to all three value drivers determine the key result areas for the post holder year on year and are supplemented with locally derived performance metrics specific to the Product Line/business unit.
Specific to the role KRAs will include:
Inventory is managed within agreed guidelines.
Written By: Alex Gregory
Date: October 2021
This document is designed for guidance only and is not exhaustive. Duties may changes or be added and deleted to meet the changing requirements of the business.
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For more information call: 01308 456 666