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Sourcing Lead
Supply Chain
Job Type:
Edinburgh, Mid & East Lothian
Exact Salary:
+ Bonus
Date Posted:
24-Jun-2022 02:55 PM
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Escape Recruitment are working with a Global organisation who have created a new role for a Sourcing Lead.

The Sourcing Lead will report directly to the Head of Supply Chain and will closely with their Colleagues in the Supply Chain Team. They will manage strategic sourcing initiatives to support the success of the wider business operations. This will include Supplier Selection, development and Supplier Consolidation.

Other responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Working with Colleagues to understand their requirements and research/source new Suppliers

  • Leading the development and execution of the sourcing strategies that delivers a competitive advantage

  • Measure Supplier performance through Scorecard/Metric activities and work closely with Suppliers to improve performance and quality

  • Responsible for coordinating all upstream reporting and routine forecasting requirements

  • Provide purchasing, planning and control information by collating, analysing and summarising data and trends

  • Facilitate the CapEx programme, P2P process and MRP Solutions to drive best in class performance

Knowledge and experience required for the role:

  • Proven experience of working in a Purchasing or Sourcing role

  • Experience of working in a regulated environment would be highly advantageous

  • Experience of developing Supplier Management programmes

  • Excellent negogiation, reporting and presenting skills

  • Experience of leading projects

  • Commodity and Category market analysis

  • High attention to detail with analytical and reporting skills

  • High competency in ERP & MRP systems

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please send your CV today

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