Vacancy Details

Supplier Development Lead

We are seeking a Supplier Development Lead for our location at Longbridge Lane, Derby to develop our supplier capacity and drive continuous improvements across our supplier base.

Reporting to the Supplier Development Manager you will be responsible for improving, maintaining and driving improvement within the supply chain to deliver measurable benefits to Incora.

You will build relationships with designated supplier leadership teams to positively influence continuous improvement activities within the supplier to enhance business performance.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic person who is looking to develop within a growing and evolving organisation. You will work in a team environment, whilst also working cross functionally to resolve issues and implement improvement initiatives to drive perfect supplier performance.

The Supplier Development Lead is responsible for the overall management of the supplier relationship with a key focus on:

• Build relationships with designated supplier leadership teams to influence improvement activities within the supplier and to promote continuous improvement
• Track the supplier’s performance, based on their scorecards and rankings, to facilitate and develop the supply bases’ ability
• Participation in improvement activities to enhance business performance
• Attend supplier site meetings to drive supplier performance; travelling across the UK and EMEA where necessary
• Support the Supplier Development Engineer(s) with conducting supplier planning assessments and subsequent action plans

The Supplier Development Lead will conduct the following activities with suppliers;

• Onsite supplier engagement
• Capacity analysis
• Root cause analysis of performance gaps
• Continuous improvement activities
• Supplier performance reviews
• Ad-hoc assessments
Key Responsibilities
• A Level or equivalent in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) related subjects
• Knowledge of Lean/6 Sigma or similar business improvement and/or continuous improvement techniques
• Previous experience of managing projects
• Strong analytical knowledge; ability to interpret large data sets to identify root causes / trends and form action plans to identify performance / process improvement
• Excellent relationship building skills both internally and externally
• Ability to influence others to reach agreement and action
• Intermediate knowledge of Excel (i.e. pivot tables, vLookups and charts)
• Good verbal and written communication skills; confidence to deliver presentations to stakeholders
• Good facilitation skills; fostering collaboration and cooperation
• Knowledge of aerospace industry and customer standards is desirable

So, if you feel you have all of this, and even more, apply now.

In return we will offer you an exciting package that includes a great salary, benefits and more. But most importantly we will offer you the chance to become part of our Incora Story.

Incora™ is a leading, global provider of innovative supply chain solutions. Our promise to our customers is to reduce complexity and increase reliability so they can deliver mission-critical solutions that improve our world. We exist to enable the mission-critical.

With a strong foundation in the aerospace and defence markets, we also utilise our expertise to serve industrial manufacturing, marine, pharmaceuticals, and beyond. We manage all aspects of supply chain from procurement to warehouse management, from logistics to on-site customer services.

We pride ourselves on offering:

Industry-leading capabilities
Innovative solutions
Greater customer value
Trusted supplier relationships
Business growth and operational efficiency

Our people make us unique, and we offer an Outstanding Colleague Experience.

We live by our values: Courage, Collaboration and Commitment and are proud to add real value to our customers’ businesses. Our people-centric philosophy is underpinned with strong engagement, consistent communication, and opportunities for personal development, enabling our colleagues to grow and make a difference in our company.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.
Vacancy Details
Longbridge Lane, Derby, GBR
Closing Date
01 Dec 2022 (Vacancy Closed)

This vacancy is closed and it is no longer possible to apply.