Operational Head of Supply Chain

Operational Head of Supply Chain
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Job Purpose:

  • Develop strategy and set objectives within Supply Chain in line with and contributing to the Rainpower strategy and business expectations.

  • Ensure timely quality delivery of supplied material from a robust and proven supply chain function.

  • Lead Continuous Improvement efforts within Supply Chain and across the business to reduce overall cost, improve quality, shorten lead times, and improve on-time delivery.

  • Contribute to the Rainpower management team, also in areas tangent to own responsibility, with the objective to improve our efficient operation.


Required Education/skills:         

  • Managerial experience

  • >10 years relevant experience within strategic and international procurement and negotiations

  • Higher technical or economical university education

  • Commercial and technical insight and curiosity

  • Experience with international supplier contracts and contract negotiations

  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative

  • Good communicator (English) and team player

  • Organized, analytical, methodical, structured, and solution oriented

  • Personal computer proficiency, ERP platforms and Microsoft Office skills


    • On a daily basis manage and execute procurement of goods and services within specified quality, time and cost supporting all projects run in Rainpower

    • Develop Supply Chain competence and project execution capabilities and adjust for market developments

    • Manage and execute all SC value stream activities and coordinate relevant stakeholders (e.g. procurement, expediting, logistics, quality, claims, NCRs, vendor-documentation)

    • Develop and execute the Supply Chain strategy, standardization, frame agreements, supplier development, stocking, analysis, make/buy decisions

    • Actively implement cost reduction programs, lean thinking and working methods

    • Drive HSE and business ethics compliance among suppliers.

    • Development relevant KPIs, cost reductions and supply chain optimization programs, supplier capacity and procurement progress.

    • Continuously monitor operational performance across projects and service portfolio and use lessons-learned to drive performance improvement

    • Actively participate in tender strategies, tenders, and negotiations

    • Develop, ensure effective use of, and maintain fit-for-purpose supply chain standards, processes and tools

    • The position requires interfacing and communication with project managers, managers of functions and affiliates

    • The position requires international travelling


    We offer:

    •    A challenging position in an internationally exciting

          hydropower environment

    •    Good development opportunities

    •    Competitive conditions

    •    Flexible working hours

    •    Exciting and hectic working environment

Om arbeidsgiveren

Rainpower is a Norwegian knowledge-based company with world-class proprietary technology that supplies products and services to the hydropower industry worldwide. In Norway we are established at Kjeller, Bryn, Sørumsand and Trondheim. We are also established in Kristinehamn in Sweden, in Switzerland and have a JV in China. The group is in a positive development and has a turnover of approx. 500 million NOK. The group has 200 highly qualified employees. We want to strengthen the team with an operational minded Head of Supply Chain, who will report to CEO.

2007 Kjeller
Kraft og energi

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12. des 2017 15:20

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2007 Kjeller

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