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Senior Sourcing Manager

Berkshire, England


Excellent Salary, Plus benefits


I am looking for a Senior Sourcing Manager to join an cutting-edge start up company in Reading developing a ground-breaking service enablement platform capable of linking with all satellites, all networks, in all orbits, all at once.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company launching a product which integrates intelligent routing, edge computing and on-demand services to deliver unprecedented network resilience and application performance. 

As Senior Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Commodity management across all mechanical & electro-mechanical categories
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships ensuring on-time delivery of goods/services
  • Work closely with Engineering to develop new technologies, suppliers & scalability
  • Manage end-to-end RFI/RFQ process including pricing & contract negotiations
  • Liaise with Finance, Legal, Operations & Program management to ensure targets are met
  • Creation & execution of Commodity strategies to effectively manager suppliers & risk
  • Management of ‘Approved Supplier List’ balancing capacity, risk, cost & delivery
  • Identify, develop & execute cost-savings opportunities across the supply base
  • Supplier selection/audits liaising closely with Quality team members
Ideally, You'll Have:
  • Experience working within Sourcing/Supply Chain in a manufacturing business
  • Experience in managing multiple suppliers, programs & deliverables against schedules
  • Deep understanding of injection molding technologies and associated supply base
  • Budget management experience including associated manufacturing CAPEX
  • Forecasting of volumes and capacity creation planning across multiple suppliers
  • Solid experience of ERP/MRP implementation and able to shape business procedures
  • Familiar with Electronic components such as PCB’s, PCBA’s, ICs & RF constraints
  • Great organisational skills and able to manage multiple workstreams & suppliers
  • Previous experience working in a start-up environment
  • Knowledge of high technology sectors including Satellite/ Telecoms experience
  • Mechanical Engineering background to support supplier liaison & technical reviews
  • Experience of working within similar Aerospace/Defence industries
  • CIPS qualified or studying/working towards CIPS qualifications
  • Generous stock options
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Public holidays
  • Travel to work schemes
  • Fruit, snacks & drinks
  • Discounts platform
  • Well-being centre
If you are interested in discussing the Senior Sourcing Manager position further please contact Calum Radcliffe.
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