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Supply Chain Auditor

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain Auditor to join a leading organisation, renowned for its award-winning reputation. Based in the vibrant city of Manchester, the successful candidate will be instrumental in identifying potential risks across the supply chain and implementing improvement plan

This role is perfect for someone who thrives on responsibility, enjoys working both independently and as part of a team, and is not afraid of change.

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work with an industry-leading organisation
  • Chance to make significant contributions to risk management and process improvements
  • Internal development opportunities

What you'll do:

As a Supply Chain Auditor, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the integrity of our client's supply chain. You will conduct thorough audits, prepare detailed reports, and follow up on recommendations. Your analytical skills will be crucial in identifying patterns that require further investigation. You will also assist in annual desktop audits and promote risk management within the team. Your flexibility and adaptability will enable you to undertake ad hoc projects as needed.

  • Undertake supplier risk-based audits on a national level.
  • Prepare comprehensive audit reports outlining issues, causes, risks, and recommendations.
  • Analyse data and patterns to highlight areas requiring further investigation.
  • Follow up on recommendations arising from audit reports.
  • Assist in the completion of annual desktop audits ensuring supplier information and documentation accuracy.
  • Promote and embed risk management within the wider supply chain team.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as required.

What you bring:

The ideal Supply Chain Auditor brings a wealth of skills and qualifications to this role. You possess the NEBOSH General Certificate and ISO 9001/45001 Lead Auditor Qualifications. Your proven history of managing audit programmes demonstrates your ability to handle responsibility. Your excellent IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, aid you in your daily tasks. Your ability to work under pressure shows your resilience while your excellent communication skills enable you to liaise effectively with suppliers and internal stakeholders. Your willingness to travel nationally and a full driving license are essential for this role.

  • Possession of NEBOSH General Certificate
  • ISO 9001/45001 Lead Auditor Qualifications
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision either independently or as part of a team
  • Proven history of managing audit programmes
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Intermediate Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to work under pressure in a challenging environment
  • Excellent communication skills – able to effectively liaise with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel nationally with overnight stay
  • A full driving license

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Industrial Services

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: car/pension/healthcare/holidays

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: V9MG3F-A5F9DB0A

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Richard Jones

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