“Unifying Purpose, Shaping Careers”. We believe in a world where organisational strategies are brought to life; when everyone finds value in their work by aligning corporate purpose with people, where we inspire a meaningful and impactful future.

Our client provides expertise in managing Professional Products and Services (PPE) while providing the distribution of Maintenance, Repair and Operation products (MRO) and safety equipment.

The Challenges

  • Take charge of formulating a comprehensive multi-year sourcing strategy, complete with estimated costs and potential savings derived from identified opportunities, expected demand, and contract renewal timelines.
  • Identify strategic sourcing prospects aimed at achieving cost savings and enhancing margins. Effectively communicate, educate, and garner support for the strategic sourcing methodology and process from subject matter experts and key stakeholders.
  • Lead sourcing initiatives to secure goods and services at the most economical cost, aligning with Vallen’s standards for quality, performance, service, and availability. Strive to meet or exceed established performance goals for savings, margin improvement, and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee sourcing deals and contracts, ensuring that the commercial and cost-saving advantages are realized at the P&L level. Take the lead in fostering crucial supplier relationships, monitoring and evaluating performance in alignment with contract terms, service level agreements, and key performance indicators.
  • Ensure accurate product categorization and item classification in the ERP system, regularly reviewing and updating as necessary. Uphold a commitment to achieving world-class customer service.
  • Develop and implement strategic sourcing policies and procedures, crafting plans to address existing gaps and ensuring adherence to compliance standards.
  • Foster an environment that promotes and rewards teamwork and collaboration, both internally and externally.

What It Takes

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related discipline
  • Experience in strategic sourcing of indirect products within aerospace, Manufacturing or High Tech Industry.
  • Strong business acumen and experience managing complex supply chains and cost
    models
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate effectively with all levels of
    management

All information will be kept in the strictest confidentiality. Priority responses will be given to candidates who are shortlisted.

Employment Agency No: 11C5794