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About Western Global
Western Global is the global market leader in the supply of modular fuel storage solutions, with operating locations in USA, Canada, UK, Europe and the Middle East.
We pride ourselves on being able to support our customers and communities with response ready fuel solutions when they need them most.
Our business is growing rapidly and we took on private equity investment in January 2021. This funding will support the next phase of our growth through geographical and channel penetration in North America.
Attracting and retaining great people is critical to our strategy. Our values define how we behave an interact internally and with our stakeholders. These are:
About The Role:
You will have commercial and operational accountability for all direct and indirect suppliers suppling into the North American operation. You will be responsible for annual price negotiations and for maintaining competitive pricing in an often volatile market. You will develop and maintain the supply base development roadmap, taking account of potential business impact of supply failure. (e.g. single or dual sourced decision).You will also ensure appropriate measurement and management interventions are in place to secure both commercial and operational performance of suppliers.
You will be conversant with standard ERP planning methodology (e.g. min/max planning, EOQ, ATP, Purchase Order, Sales Order structures, item and supplier master data) and have a solid understanding of supplier management. You will also be expected to lead and manage those in the procurement team. Critical to success will be your ability to build highly effective relationships with suppliers but also your ability to develop trust amongst your key stakeholders. As an important member of the US Operations Leadership team you will also be expected to contribute to and support the ongoing development and improvement of operational processes and practices.
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