Supply Chain Engineer

Mackenzie Jones Engineering
07 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The organisation & role

A West Midlands based Manufacturer of Aerospace and Heavy Engineering products are currently seeking a Supply Chain Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. You will take lead responsibility for making key decision for selection of manufacturing suppliers within a key area of the business.

The role has come about due to a significant increase in the order book, so you will be joining the organisation at a time of exciting growth..

The key accountabilities of the role will include:

- Provide technical and commercial assistance to the Purchasing and Engineering functions
- Apply group sourcing policy and interface between suppliers and group to ensure compliance with specifications and budgets
- develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency and add value across the business
- Put together technical RFQs
- Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure favourable commercial terms and continuity of supply
- Produce and report on weekly and monthly key performance indicators.

Fundamentally this is a technically focused role which requires someone comfortable with working closely with Engineering functions in developing technical RFQs.

A bit about you

We are seeking people with a strong technical background and the proven ability to drive process improvements and continuous improvements. Specific competencies required include:

- A background within manufacturing is essential
- Excellent engineering knowledge - the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings is essential.
- Strong technical knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- A self starter able to work without close supervision.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a growing company in an influential managerial position.

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