Supplier Relationship Manager

  • Location

    Christchurch, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


An excellent opportunity for a Supplier Relationship Manager who has a passion for building and developing supplier relationships. This role is working for a rapidly growing business, based near Christchurch paying an excellent salary of up to £45k.

As a Supplier Relationship Manager, you will be working closely with manufacturing sites across the UK and Europe.

Responsibilities for the Supplier Relationship Manager:

  • Visit suppliers on a regular basis, developing strong relationships.
  • Digesting supplier feedback, complaints and any queries.
  • Actively sourcing and engaging with new and key suppliers across both the UK and Europe.
  • Negotiation of contracts with any key manufacturing partners, ensuring price and terms are in line with policy.
  • Working closely with the commercial and supply chain team, advising on 'how to' avoid costs and inefficiencies
  • Assist on any supplier issues, monitoring KPI's closely.

Key Requirements for the Supplier Relationship Manager:

  • Previous experience working within either FMCG or Manufacturing Supply Chain
  • Excellent sourcing abilities across new suppliers, products and sites.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to build strong relationships.
  • Manufacturing Regulations Understanding, with a genuine passion for the industry.

This role would suit someone with experience as; Supplier Manager, Supplier Relationship Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Senior Buyer, Category Manager.