Supplier Lead Job Description

Supplier Lead Job Description

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Supplier lead provides feedback on procurement processes as it relates to systematic compliance with Board Policy, State and Federal procurement laws.

Supplier Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Facilitate the development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, policies, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business
Establish and ensure through governance of reports that risk management provisions supporting upstream supply policies, financial evaluation, Health Safety & Environment, Insurance, Natural Disasters, etc and continually monitor and improve Business Continuity Plan at suppliers and report internally
Ensure program plan includes the assessment of near term needs, options, risks, cost/benefit, impact to business processes and agree on approach and roadmap for the data acquisition process
Effectively communicate progress, status, and issues to initiative teams, businesses and Sr
Manages and records all OTIS users on TS2 platforms
Manages SharePoint site for TSYS SM Team
Lead V2500 Supplier Management in the proposal and development of new contracts for business needs and opportunities as required, propose and develop changes, revisions, amendments, extensions to existing contracts as required
Support the V2500 Customer Business team in the resolution of supplier related claims and disputes
Execute on a future state technology roadmap, governance and operating model which would close current information / reporting gaps at operational and executive levels within GSS and across LOBs
Manage the GSSC, a team of between 75-100 professionals at various levels of experience, to support the GSS functions globally (APAC, EMEA, and US)

Supplier Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Supplier Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, ISO, 9001, APICS, PPAP, APQP, CIPS

Education for Supplier Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supplier lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Business, Manufacturing, Education, Science, Management, MBA, Finance, Manufacturing Engineering

Skills for Supplier Lead

Desired skills for supplier lead include:

Finance as it relates to contracts and cost reductions
GMP and FDA part 11
Clinical trial design
Procurement and contractual law
Cards & Payments applications
Microsoft Word
Powerpoint and Visio

Desired experience for supplier lead includes:

Ensure appropriate supplier engagement practices are implemented
Ability to work in a high performance culture
Demonstrates tolerance for ambiguity and uncertainty
Living the values is a basic expectation for all Shire employees
Expert in both OLTP 3NF modeling and Kimball-style dimensional modeling
A track record of using Erwin, versions 7 – 9

Supplier Lead Examples


Supplier Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supplier lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supplier lead
  • Develop deep supplier relationships with key suppliers to ensure J&J as partner of choice and attracter of innovation
  • Support supplier related special situations fact finding and resolution
  • Collaborate with Project Management to lead the execution of new products introduciton through Manufacturability Reviews and Production Readiness Reviews to ensure quality requirements are understood by suppliers and that supplier’s manufacturing process is capable for the production of parts to the specification and at the required volume rate
  • Ownership of critical material shortages, which includes proper communication to the Program, Operations Team and/or Value Streams
  • Coordination of supplier execution details between the Supplier Interface Leads, Material Coordinators and Production Control to resolve critical material shortages
  • Ensuring critical purchase orders have the most current information in PRISM/SAP Business System
  • Managing daily/weekly critical Program/Manufacturing material meetings and act as the ISC Business Partner in the resolution of all issues
  • Coordinating expeditious resolution of supplier issues
  • Develop suppliers – Provide training and support to improve quality systems and tools
  • Work with suppliers to complete Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) to correct any known deficiency
Qualifications for supplier lead
  • Bachelor/Master degree or MBA in business, life sciences or related field
  • Experience with Integrated Facility Management (IFM) is required
  • Experienced professional with business experience in multiple roles across a variety of functional specialties including general management, Supply Chain or a Technical filed with at least 5+ years within a Procurement environment
  • A minimum of 7+ years of overall experience is required, with experience in Procurement or related business area preferred
  • Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices is required, with knowledge of core Procurement areas of focus regarding Supplier Management preferred
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information is required

Supplier Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of supplier lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supplier lead
  • Act as the client’s Subject Matter Expert for supplier enablement, vendor management, content enablement and management, contract administration, eInvoicing, buying channel analysis
  • Perform buying channel analysis, supplier consolidation and segmentation planning
  • Manage project plans, establish project governance and related materials
  • Provide status reports to internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead supplier analysis efforts including establishing wave plans and ramp-up plans
  • Provide client guidance on supplier communication planning
  • Lead initial Wave 1 supplier enablement efforts from a strategic client facing perspective
  • Prepare materials for the Delivery Centre(s) and Client Delivery Leads to ensure they understand the scope, approach, processes and client specific requirements
  • Provide technical and functional expertise regarding healthcare related matters
  • Leads supplier connectivity and invoice validation testing Leads technical and commercial validation of the catalogs
Qualifications for supplier lead
  • Working knowledge and experience in Sourcing Processes, Contracting, Negotiations preferred
  • Strong analytical, sound judgment and decision making required, with strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering against targets and objectives required
  • Able to prioritize requests, and propose effective cost/customer service alternatives when necessary is needed
  • Ability to show judgment in developing new approaches and resolving issues required
  • Customer Orientation (building and maintaining strong relationships with J&J Management) required

Supplier Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a supplier lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supplier lead
  • Research moderately complex supplier disputes and audits to provide corrected or updated information as required
  • Initial escalation point for Coordinators regarding more complex issues
  • Partner with Operations, the Procurement team and external manufacturing partners to ensure quality requirements are communicated to all stakeholders
  • Assist cross-functional teams with internal audits, review/analyze data and documentation to assure compliance with quality and regulatory requirements
  • Lead investigations into the causes of material and product failures
  • Understand and manage quality/compliance risks
  • Assessing current landscape and collaboration model
  • Defining appropriate Collaboration Models (fully integrated, transactional, etc) across PD, PE & Sourcing across Vendors / Supplier / Testing Houses
  • Define involvement of vendors/suppliers in the development process
  • Key Stakeholder Management across RMD, PD, PE and Global Sourcing Leadership team
Qualifications for supplier lead
  • High level of credibility with internal customers, and with the supplier community preferred
  • Strong influencing skills with ability to see issues from multiple viewpoints required
  • Proven track record in leading cross-functional teams preferred
  • Strong business acumen required, and proven team building skills preferred
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to respond to changes in the external environment required
  • Required travel for this role is estimated to be up to 30% (domestic & international), based on position locationProcurement

Supplier Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supplier lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for supplier lead
  • Manage the systems of quality data analysis and reporting processes to detect issues early (including line rejects, CAL, emerging issues signals)
  • Drive containment actions and corrective actions with a sense of urgency
  • Strategic and Operational management of our Contract Sales Force Organisations (CSOs) to ensure quality/value for money, including compliance with contractual and governance measures
  • People leadership - Expected to lead direct reports and influence peers as appropriate, in the leadership of projects or other initiatives (for example, cross functional team members on a sourcing project team)
  • Category Leadership - As the category leader, the incumbent is responsible to develop then implement sourcing strategy and ensure alignment, compliance and delivery of required business performance
  • Leads development, recommendation/presentation, and implementation of category sourcing strategies and ensures alignment, compliance and delivery of business requirements/needs
  • Complexity of category and product mix requires high quality project and program management skills and a proven ability to manage change both internal and external through to successful completion
  • Supplier Performance Management via standardized score card to ensure supply, compliance and productivity
  • Proactively manage all aspects of new supply source implementation including entry and exit of suppliers and ensuing complex change management issues
  • Develop site strategy for business excellence using best practice Process Management tools (SIPOC, Control Tower, Impact/Maturity analysis, MFA, QCPC)
Qualifications for supplier lead
  • Ability to travel up to 30% domestic and international (majority being domestic)
  • High level of proficiency with core Procurement skills (e.g., supplier management and performance, supply market analysis, Category Management, Procurement Excellence)
  • You possess the ability to work with minimum supervision, quickly analyze problematic situations, be a team player, self-motivated, and demonstrate initiative, project management strong leadership, and good interpersonal skills
  • 8+ years’ experience in Supply Chain or Operations
  • Drive the accomplishment of delivery to achieve the Business Sales and Kit Availability Goals
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm

Supplier Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a supplier lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supplier lead
  • Drive the Corrective Action Board process for third party root cause activities
  • Drive SBS’s Continuous Improvement efforts and alignment with UTC Corporate guidance
  • Manage events in the ACE Certification Portal, document proficiency of event participants and communicate results
  • Lead Ace Assessment, Employee Survey and Customer Satisfaction activities
  • Communicate continuous improvement objectives and ACE progression
  • To maximise the Sales and Servivce profitability of the subsidiary
  • Leading the facility and developing effective relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ensuring all geographic areas of responsibility and market sectors are covered fully to maximise growth opportunities
  • Co-ordinating general price levels and in particular major project pricing and strategy with relevant Sales Director
  • Producing commercially astute business plans and annual budgets for discussion and approval by RGM, DMD's and DFD's
Qualifications for supplier lead
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and needs to support the business
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience providing supplier performance management support to Information Technology groups and organizations
  • 2+ years of data analytics tools experience, preferably in ServiceNow Performance Analytics
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience with supplier performance management systems and processes
  • Must have experience with customer satisfaction programs, surveys, service level agreements (SLA) definitions/changes, SLA reporting, industry benchmarking, performance analytics and service credit/earn back oversight
  • Must provide leadership, oversight and governance for the IT performance management systems and processes

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