High Wycombe Permanent 50000 - 55000

Job description

To work as part of the Supply Chain team to support the Head of Supply Chain in key projects, initiatives and contract manufacturer management to ensure best in class quality, delivery and cost.

Manage two direct and other indirect reports.

Travel as and when required (infrequent) mainly to South-East Asia and the US.

To provide product support to the Customer Experience Team when required.

Assist the Development team in New Production Introduction and maintenance of existing products.

Responsibilities

  • Project management within Supply Chain.
  • Line management of Supply Chain Engineering team.
  • Supplier contracts – create, review, negotiate & maintain.
  • Assist with strategic initiatives for the business.
  • Identify areas of risk and propose solutions.
  • Provide support to Head of Supply Chain

Qualifications

BTEC HNC or equivalent pass in Electronic Engineering.

Minimum of 4 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade C and above including Maths and English.

Engineering degree (preferable but not essential)

Competencies

  • Proficient user of Excel and other Microsoft Office packages.
  • Willingness to generate ideas and contribute to the wider team ERP knowledge
  • Fluency in another language other than English.
  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Member/collaborator of professional forums/organisations.
  • Ability to focus and switch tasks frequently
  • Team player with good communication skills in English (written and verbal).
  • Good attention to detail
  • Logical thinker with a methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to focus and switch tasks frequently
  • Common sense approach with a proactive attitude and determination to succeed.
  • Intuitive/curious/flexible learner.
  • Confidence to take initiative and not afraid to ask questions or challenge.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years in an engineering role in an electronics environment.
  • Knowledge of modern assembly production and functional test methodologies/techniques.
  • Experience of process improvement, 80/20, LEAN principles, Six Sigma etc.
  • Experience of electro– mechanical procurement/purchasing in a global environment to quality and cost requirements
  • Knowledge of injection/compression moulding.
  • Understand circuit schematics & debug methods Understand 2D mechanical drawings.
  • Use of 3D software packages.
  • Contracts - writing & negotiating Experience of working with overseas entities
  • Stage gate process experience Line management of small team incl. multisite location
  • Performing employee reviews
  • Project management PRINCE2 or similar training/qualification (desirable)
  • Transfer of product & materials between manufacturing sites

The Supply Chain Engineering Manager will work as part of the Supply Chain team to support the Head of Supply Chain in key projects, initiatives and contract manufacture management to ensure best in class quality, delivery and cost.

Managing two direct and a number of other indirect reports, the postholder will provide product support to the Customer Experience Team and assist the Development team in New Product Introduction and maintenance of existing products.

Start date Flexible
Location High Wycombe
Salary 50000 - 55000
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Reports toHead of Supply ChainContact nameShabbir AhmedContact emailrecruitment@trend-networks.comContact phone01494486432ReferenceSupply Chain Engineering Manager