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Supplier Supply Chain Manager


Collins Mcnicholas Recruitment




Our client a world leading medicaltechnology manufacturer are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager who will beresponsible for the commercial and tactical operational management of contract manufacturing partner(s) & finished goods suppliers. Idelaly we would like this candidate to have medical device or Pharma industry experience. Responsibilities: Ensure product availability from manufacturing partners to meet our business need. Manage & partner with suppliers to develop business relationships that deliver effective operational control to agreed service levels. Manages and negotiates contractual terms as necessary with suppliers to assure long term stability of supply and cost effectiveness. Plan, support and implement projects with suppliers and key internal partner organizations to drive effective supply, cost control and timeline compliance. Responsibilities: Work with suppliers to ensure stability of the supply chain, develop & implement risk management processes to ensure no risk of supply. Responsible for negotiating and establishing contractual terms for assigned partners to ensure our business needs are met. Manage supplier pricing reviews and COGS reduction projects to drive reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO. Works with suppliers to reduce lead times and increase overall supply chain agility. Engage with Franchise team to support strategic projects including RFP/RFQ process for new and existing business programs with 3rd party suppliers. Ensure suppliers achieve 98.5% weekly product availability through ongoing management of the supply base, risk assessments, contracts, and periodic business reviews with suppliers. Engage & develop continuous supply chain improvement practices to support the continued focus on delivering improved value and service levels. Conducts supplier landscaping activities, develops selection criteria to support new supplier identification and evaluation to ensure selection of qualified sources for new product and manufacturing needs. Establishes supplier benchmarking processes & contributes to business reviews to drive and improve supplier performance. Engages with key stakeholders within [Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Finance, Franchise team, Regulatory, etc.] to ensure timely delivery of business projects. Participates and engages in Make Buy reviews & decisions. Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation. Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation. Follow strict adherence to the requirements of cGMP. Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility. Experience: Minimum 7 years experience in a 3rd party supply chain management environment. Demonstrated experience in managing & developing supplier relationships including contract negotiation. Education: Bachelors Degree in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or related discipline. Skills: Management of annualized standard cost settings, pricing, & cost out programs. High understanding of Compliance requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP. including validation requirements and Regulatory expectations. Working knowledge of Quality Systems (FDA/ISO) within a regulated environment. Ability to interpret engineering drawings/specifications/familiarity with contract terms and conditions, statements of work. Competent user of MS Office tools [Access, Excel, Project, Word, Powerpoint]. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Strong leadership, decision-making & problem solving skills. For a confidential discussion on this opportunity please contact Gillian Nicholson at or call Gillian on 0906478104. This job originally appeared on

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287 days ago