Supplier Development Manager - Automotive

  • Northampton
  • Accepting Candidates
  • Permanent
Date Added: Monday 29th November


A supplier development program is vital for a company’s long-term success. Not only will a supplier development program produce better overall costs in the long run, but it’ll also give you trusted partners to do business with.

Arden White are currently looking for an experienced Supplier Development Manager to join one of our client’s quality department who lead the way in Performance Engines in the motorsport and automotive sectors.

What you will do

  • Work with key stakeholders, including Purchasing, Engineering and Project teams, to determine the effects of strategic partners’ current performance
  • Identify new strategic partners
  • Work with the management teams of these selected strategic partners to identify business risks and areas for improvement.
  • Coach suppliers’ management teams
  • Develop and implement an immediate crisis reaction plan
  • Identify areas or commodities where new or alternative strategic partners are required

What you will need:

  • Ability to evaluate an organisation’s strengths and weaknesses based on data, experience and human factors and use this to develop a clear action plan with tangible outputs.
  • Proven track record of delivering through people.
  • Experience in the powertrain industry, preferably in a supplier quality, procurement or supply chain management role.


You will receive a healthy salary and benefits plus the unique opportunity to join a world renowned, engine performance company steeped in history. So, if you feel you can use your experience, skills and personality to fill this position, please click to apply.

If this role is not for you, but you know some who may be interested, please forward this email on to them. We offer a referral scheme.

Arden White is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.

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