Product Supply Chain Manager / Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: N6030-519S
  • Date Posted: 11 August 2017
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Product Supply Chain Manager / Procurement Manager


Our client is located in Wimborne in Dorset and are looking for a Product Supply Chain Manager (Procurement Manager). You would be responsible for the design, development and through lifecycle management of supply chains at product level that meet cost and timing elements of the business case.


The Procurement department consists of 40 employees and its key function is to find and manage outsource partners allowing them to deliver great products to time, cost and quality requirements.


As a Product Supply Chain Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Significant experience of designing supply chains, in conjunction with operations, to meet challenging requirements

Strong commercial and financial acumen

Highly competent programme manager

Excellent grasp of Lifecycle Management Processes

Good team working skills

Good interpersonal skills and able to manage commercial relationships

Experience in working with IPT’s delivering sources of supply to new product development programmes


As a Product Supply Chain Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Design of the external supply chain to integrate seamlessly into product manufacturing plan

Create/manage procurement plans to ensure program compliance to requirement and business case

Accountable for determining cost and implementation schedule of product supply chains

Responsible for achieving programme objectives: Cost, Schedule and contractual commitments

Manages the development and aggregation of the full program, commercial, timing and technical requirements to support sourcing and selection of each element within the B.O.M (Bill Of Materials)

Embeds supply chain implementation plan into overall product IMS.

Understands critical dependencies impacting the Supply chain implementation program within the prime program, including internal and supplier dependencies manages accordingly

Manages (in a matrix structure) wider procurement team members delivering supply chain work packages for their products

Works with Commodity team to establish sourcing strategy for all major work packages

Establishes and manages risk and opportunity plans

Drives cost/schedule compliance for all supply chain work packages being delivered in the product B.O.M throughout the lifecycle



Product Supply Chain Manager / Procurement Manager

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset

Salary:  negotiable