Senior Production and Supply Chain Manager

Number of employees

3800

Puidoux, CH, Switzerland

Posted on: 2024-03-28

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

The energy industry is undergoing the largest transformation since industrialisation at an unprecedented rate of change and we are positioning ourselves to be at the heart of that change. 

Our aim is to be the leading global provider of solutions that enable customers to release £30bn of value per annum from distributed energy resources (DERs). We are building a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription business with a global addressable market of £2.4 billion per annum, by digitally connecting hundreds of thousands of DERs with energy markets.

We have already attained a market leading position and KrakenFlex is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the industry. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed and we are pleased to announce that we now have the full support and backing of Octopus Energy, an award-winning UK energy supplier who share our passion and values.

The energy industry is undergoing the largest transformation since industrialisation at an unprecedented rate of change and we are positioning ourselves to be at the heart of that change. 

Our aim is to be the leading global provider of solutions that enable customers to release £30bn of value per annum from distributed energy resources (DERs). We are building a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription business with a global addressable market of £2.4 billion per annum, by digitally connecting hundreds of thousands of DERs with energy markets.

We have already attained a market leading position and KrakenFlex is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the industry. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed and we are pleased to announce that we now have the full support and backing of Octopus Energy, an award-winning UK energy supplier who share our passion and values.

We are looking for a senior production and supply chain manager for a role offering a wide range of  responsibilities from defining strategy to ensuring quality. The successful applicant will develop, adapt,  apply, and execute supply chain operations and processes to support company growth.

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do

  • Suppliers’ management (Contract management, performance and conformity evaluation and  issues monitoring) 
  • Implementation and coordination of procurement strategy 
  • Procurement operation (PO issuance, tracking, incoming good checks, finance team point of  contact) 
  • Implementation and continuous improvement of assembly processes and tools • Supervise and monitor overall production quality controls. 
  • Supervision of all stakeholders of the production chain (inhouse and outsourced) • Production planning based on the sales forecast. 
  • After-sales management (RMA, Repair order) 
  • Report KPI 
  • Management of Items, Locations, Routings, Production BOM and Stockkeeping units in ERP • Inventories management 
  • National and international import / export including clearances. 
  • Owner of trade documentation for products 
  • Coordinate logistics operations (outbound or inbound) with selected carriers, plus maintain and  evaluate carriers for continuous improvement.
  • Quality & Environmental management compliance 
  • Global Product quality management with overall process integration flow 
  • QMS conformance and performance tracking  
  • Participate in PLM / PLC monitoring. 
  • Owner of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification 
  • What you'll need

  • Technical background as supply chain manager, logistic manager or quality manager in  automation or electronics sector in an international environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience with public and semipublic tendering processes. 
  • Solid understanding of supply chain concepts and related processes in the field of electronics,  electromechanics and automation 
  • Strong commercial orientation, being able to negotiate advantageous contracts with suppliers,  identify opportunities for cost optimization. 
  • Strong practical mind able to manage processes under several constraints. High analytical capabilities to solve complex issues.  
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Oracle Netsuite  Experience in scale up environment (from limited production to volume production) Hands on and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (French and English).
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