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Senior Procurement Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Procurement
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world-class research, design and development (RDD) department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

We are looking for someone who will be responsible for providing expert technical assurance and advice to ensure efficient functioning of a specified function or small region of Dyson.

About You

  • Demonstrate several years successful experience in sourcing equipment for high volume production of energy storage/battery assembly lines, or similar, with experience in new product introduction.

  • Understanding of equipment specifications, part drawings etc. and be able to challenge the manufacturing/engineering team – look for effective solutions, make suggestions for alternatives (through knowledge gained or use of VA/VE analysis etc.)

  • Degree in Engineering AND/OR Supply Chain Management or Relevant Career experience in a related function.

  • A self-starter who can stay focused whilst managing several different projects at a time, work collaboratively with internal Manufacturing and Engineering teams as well as Suppliers and see the job through to completion.

  • Knowledge of SEA based vendors is essential.

  • Understanding of equipment specifications, part drawings etc. and be able to challenge the manufacturing/engineering team – look for effective solutions, make suggestions for alternatives (through knowledge gained or use of VA/VE analysis etc.)

  • Accountability for managing suppliers and projects end to end, ensuring business needs are met and projects are completed on time and on budget

  • Supplier management - from identifying potential suppliers through to managing the RFQ process, contract negotiation and supplier onboarding; conducting risk analysis and leading supplier business reviews with a cross functional team to effectively manage contract adherence & performance.

  • Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group.

  • An element of overseas travel is anticipated with this role

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • On-site gym

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.