Sourcing Manager

Eden Retail Smart Solutions, Hirwaun, Wales, United Kingdom (On-site)

Role Overview

The Sourcing Manager role is a strategic position responsible for sourcing the best possible vendors that can support Eden strategy, this will include negotiations to obtain best value, vendor selection, vendor relationship management, supply market intelligence, framework agreements, subcontracting, ethical/​​ quality audits, and commercial & supply risk mitigation

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for leading and driving the strategic procurement of a wide range of production commodities for internal manufacture and the identification and delivery of core and customised outsourced component manufacture.
  • You will take part in new projects/​​products (NPD) – requests for new parts/​​sources for new projects
  • You will develop new suppliers and be responsible for sourcing parts from low-cost countries (LCC)
  • You will be responsible for delivery performance of a range of suppliers, ensuring that supplier’s performance is monitored, and corrective actions are taken as necessary
  • You will be the primary catalyst working with cross functional stakeholders (Account Management, Product Development and Commercial Manager) to ensure we get from design to delivery
  • The role will have a ‘hands-on’ and direct approach to support the continued growth of the segment
  • Within this role you will be a key member of the segment operations group tasked with driving value added ROI products to our blue-chip clients
  • Subject to final confirmation, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of other team members ensuring the day-to-day requirements such as report interrogation, purchase order placing, and other such functions that may be required for the upkeep and maintenance of company systems and processes
  • Aligned to Marmon 80/20 business philosophy
  • You will ensure vendors are aligned with the Eden On time to Vendor (OTV) & On time to Promise (OTP) KPI expectations
  • You will be responsible for supplier audits (Delivery, Quality, Ethics) and scorecard performance rates

Scope of Role

  • Sourcing of Trade Materials (Steel, plastics, glass and timber)
  • Sourcing & Procurement of Specialist outsourced manufactured products
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vendor/​​Partner Selectio
  • Vendor/​​Partner Management and Development
  • SLA framework development and ongoing supplier continuous improvement


Denisa Tweed
+420 775 851 551