Brentford, Gt Lon
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Category Manager to work with 1 of the worlds leading pharmaceutical organisations supporting their Inbound Freight business area.Partner and work alongside with the End-to-End Supply Chain organisation to define business qualifications, develop the strategy and implement the solution for a world class inbound supply chain. Strategy Development - Seeking to raise levels of performance by establishing an improvement process, or setting specific, measurable targets and goals linked to business needs. - Involving people in issues that affect them. Facilitating dialogue between teammates so they understand the links between their different ideas and perspectives. Bringing teammates into the discussion so they can contribute their ideas. - Assist in the development of supply strategies that deliver business qualifications across assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service, cost and innovation - Project and Change management experience - Continuous improvement of process and performance within category team and related supply base Min Level of Job-Related skills required - Collaborate closely with E2E LP Programme Deployment and Operations teams to ensure a robust implementation plan is in place and is implemented rigorously in alignment with category teams and receiving sites - Support change management of incoterms and processes through regular interaction with sites and raw & pack material suppliers - Assist in the development of strategic relationships with critical suppliers providing secure and cost effective solutions for inbound freight - Taking a one-off, specific action to raise value to customers by meeting a specific customer request or solving an immediate customer problem. Strong verbal and writing expertise- Gaining the buy-in of others by showing the advantages, benefits and features of own solutions and ideas. - Lead the development, alignment and implementation of a comprehensive Leg A strategy on a global basis with key stakeholders to deliver agreed savings targets and other benefits that significantly impact financial results. - Collaborate together with the appointed external Logistics Partner to establish a robust commercial model and harmonised project delivery for inbound freight - Get endorsement/sponsorship for the strategy and targets from the Procurement leadership team and key supply chain stakeholders at global, regional and site level Strategy Implementation - Sharing of best practices across category teams and Production Procurement - Support the End-to-End Logistics Partnership (E2E LP) Programme deployment team in the deployment phase with focus on improving cost, visibility and control of inbound raw and pack materials the company buys to support its manufacturing sites around the globe through the integration of inbound supply lanes to the Logistics Control Centre (LCC). - Develop Subject Matter Ability within procurement on inbound freight, and support category teams on incoterms and rate negotiations with raw and pack material suppliers General - Work together with Production Procurement category & operations teams as well as peers in Logistics Procurement to drive the organisation around Leg A delivery & implementation plan - Lead the development and performance management of the supply base for inbound freight to ensure supply of materials on time and in full at lowest landed cost, to meet qualifications - Lead the roll out of the global incoterms policy within procurement Supplier Relationship Management - Knowledge of relevant global supply markets. - Participate in the development and execution of a Continuous Improvement strategy and project pipeline, in partnership with the E2E LP Operations team Team Management - Resolution of 2nd touch issues escalated from site(s) and/or project team - At least five years of relevant Supply Chain and/or Procurement background required - Lead and coach a team of ~3 buyers with remote reporting Cross Functional Collaboration If you can relate to the above skills and background and are interested in working with a truly world class organisation, please get in touch with your CV!Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
January 12 on R Engineering Jobs