Develop, maintain and review the current contract manufacturing strategy and partnerships across MEA
Lead, collaborate with internal cross-functional teams (PD / TCS / Supply Chain / Quality / SHE / Engineering)
Implement new projects, determine manufacturing requirements. Drive contract manufacturer capability and capacity evaluation to enable on-time delivery of project and products going forward.
Manage schedule, capacity, supply chain flexibility, quality issues and new product updates. Communicate status and risks to management.
facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
Negotiate master service agreements and SLA, KPI, Pricing.
Lead meetings to ensure new product development and cost saving initiatives.
Strong spreadsheet and numerical analysis skills
Knowledge of SHE / QA / Compliance / Manufacturing processes
Problem solving, self-starter
Maintains quality standards, establishing and enforcing the organization's standards.
ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures.
Measure partner performance and drive continuous improvement with regular business reviews. Identify and champion process improvements in support of new contract manufacturing requirements.
B-Tech / BE degree required
Masters or MBA is a plus
3-6 years of post-educational experience in Operation / Procurement / Supply Chain and Project Management
Exposure to contract manufacturing in trans-national organization
Project Cost modeling and negotiation experience
Financial and analytical experience
Good knowledge of SAP with expertise in various modules