Supply Chain Development Manager

Job reference: 1809 SCDM

Job function/discipline: Aerospace

Basic salary:

Closing date: 23rd July 2021

Supply Chain Development Manager



Our client is an international aerospace firm, with sites across Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  Due to continued growth, the business would like to recruit a new Supply Chain Development Manager to lead the UK business Unit’s Supply Chain Development Strategy. The Supply Chain Development Manager will encompass a strong supply chain design concept ensuring procurement new product introduction processes are robust and commercially aligned to new programme bids and achievable gross margins in line with the financial budget cycles.  This is a new role and will operate across all manufacturing sites.


  • The role has responsibility for supplier selection in line with Business units sourcing strategy selecting supply partners based on capability, performance, and total cost.
  • To define and implement a robust Supply chain design approach using tools and techniques ensuring risks are identified and mitigated by supplier risk management.
  • In role the supply chain development manager will be setting the standard for all supplier evaluations and conducting routine on-site surveillance/audit for new and existing supplier selection.
  • To participate in a multi-discipline team on all new bid-launch with Programme Management Commercial, Design Engineering, Finance, Production, and the wider Procurement team.
  • The Supply Chain Development Manager will deputise for the Head of Supply Chain for key meetings and customer reviews as and when required.



For an informal discussion contact Gerry May at Forde May Consulting Ltd or send your updated CV to jobs@fordemayconsulting.com quoting ref no 1809SCDM before the closing date of 23rd July 2021. P: 028 9062 8877.


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