Vacancies » Lead SCM Engineer- France-ref # 815

Lead SCM Engineer- France-ref # 815

RAC Ashford Ltd. is looking for:
A Lead SCM Engineer

Scope of work:

• The Lead SCM Specialist is responsible for the operational implementation of one or more elements of the SCM strategy to their defined business area. They will be responsible for developing and implementing their own, local plans and ongoing improvements to support the global SCM aims and to contribute to a highly efficient, cost driven Supply Chain function.

• In a project, the SCM Lead will be the owner of a complex subcontract or PO by managing all aspect of the contract and coordinating all engineering issues related to the product to deliver, in line with the project SCM strategy.

• On a tender the SCM lead will be coordinating all SCM activities and will provide the SCM cost base with the Support of the commodity leads and other SCM personnels in line with the SCM road map as defined by the SCM tendering Manager.

• All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within The company and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices. All personnel are expected to provide leadership in code of Ethics and compliance with FCPA and Bribery and Corruption Acts.

• All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within The company and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

• Ensure compliance with all Supply Chain policies, process and procedures

• Proactively contribute to the project definition of SCM strategies and goals and the achievement of these

• Ensure highly effective implementation of the sourcing strategy for the assigned business area via business partnering initiatives, knowledge and expertise

• Manage the process and stake holders relevant to the specific role, including internal challenges and support to client negotiation.

• Accountable from the issuance of the RFQ, the selection, management and monitoring of suppliers, up to the product or service delivery to the end user.

• Ensure SCM capitalises from lessons learned and is performed in accordance with best practice, striving to mitigate risk, promoting safety and integrity consistently

• Take full ownership for the implementation of its section of the Project Procurement Plan, together with Project Management, Engineering (and/or others as appropriate and applicable)

• Support the development of the local Supply Chain Function through guidance and coaching to more junior members of the team.

• In some locations role holders may be required to formally supervise other staff and this entails ensuring roles & responsibilities are clearly understood, performance objectives are set and regularly reviewed and continuing professional training is encouraged and supported.

Profile required

• Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering or Business) or qualified by experience

• Appropriate experience in a one or more of the Supply Chain areas of expertise, most recently in an expert capacity.

• Strong leadership and ability to coach and guide more junior colleagues

• Have Capabilities in line with the below matrix:

Capabilities Rating
Contractual principles 3
Commercial principles 3
SCM Processes 3
Negotiation Processes and Strategies 3
Expediting process 2
Logistics process 2*
Systems and Tools 2*
Plans, schedules, budgets & forecasting 3
Risk Management 2
Technical Awareness 2
The company & General Industry Awareness 2

Levels definition
0 : No proven capability or not required
1 : Some proven capability (or has capability under supervision).
2 : Proven capability (without supervision)
3 : Extended proven capability (trains others)
*: Increased rating due to GPC specific requirement


• Operate within the Buisness Code of Conduct

• Operate according to Subsea7’s Management Principle

• Support Standards and Procedures for the Supply Chain Function

• For level of Authority The Lead SCM Engineer is not authorised to commit the Company on his own. Any commitment with third parties must be authorised by budget holders.

France (Paris Area)

Starting date:


6 to 12 months


English mandatory, French is a bonus

If you are interested, please make sure that we have your up-to-date CV and dates of availability and expected daily rate.

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