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Supply Chain Engineer (UK)

Project & Operations Department


As Supply Chain Engineer you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the company's overall supply chain and logistics. In your role, you will support and collaborate with Projects, Engineering and Cost Controller in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity.


This is a multi-faceted role which requires the ability to work as part of a team whilst also having the ability to work independently. The successful candidate will have proven track of developing and maintaining good relationships internally and externally with vendors and distributors.


Clean Planet Energy (CPE) is a cleantech, renewable and alternative energy company, converting non-recyclable waste plastics into ultra-clean commercial grade fuels and circular-oils which emit negligible sulphur and nitrous oxide content, and significantly lower CO2 emissions. CPE’s mission is to remove over 1 million tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste from our environment every year. We will achieve this mission by continuously devising and implementing sustainable green technologies and processes (such as the Clean Planet ecoPlant) that prevent toxic plastic waste from damaging the earth’s environment and oceans, while also reducing the world’s demand for high-emission fossil fuels and petrochemicals products. We aim to divert non-recyclable waste plastics away from the word’s landfills, incinerators, and oceans - a major environmental win. 

CPE are developing and deploying a series of environmentally friendly EcoPlants; a process plant designed and engineered to accept almost any waste plastic (feedstock) and, through various chemical processes, convert the waste into commercial grade low-carbon, ultra-clean, ultra-low sulphur circular fuels and oils. These can be used as replacements for traditional high-emissions fossil-based fuels, and for also making new plastics. 

Job Description:

Selected key duties and responsibilities as Supply Chain Engineer (based in the UK):

  • Responsible for vendor inquiries via RFQs, progressing budgetary/initial investigations to detailed-quote-level offers/proposals (in line with project requirements), negotiating best prices, generating Purchase Orders, and supporting development of project contracts and agreements.

  • Build and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, advocating company’s One Team motto.

  • Establish and chair reviews with vendors, service providers and contractors to ensure timely execution in line with project requirements. Reporting progress in weekly reviews.  

  • Ensure change control procedures and commercial frameworks are embedded in the supply chain activities for projects.

  • Responsible for identifying high value add suppliers, performing due diligence and following Vendor’s Approval Process.  

  • Responsible for performance reviews with the contracted 3rd parties to collaboratively reflect on the achievement, discuss performance gaps and areas for improvement.

  • Initiate and support initiatives driving internal and external efficiencies and improvements.

  • Responsible for set up and delivery of relevant governance and best practice tools.

  • Accountable for supply chain risks, opportunities and identification of required mitigations actions.

  • Promote safe working practices and demonstrate safety leadership at all times.

  • Represents procurement in project review meetings as and when required.

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Duration: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote during COVID, then potentially London, UK part-time with remote. 

Salary Range: £30k - £40k + / annum + benefits (depending on experience)

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Note to Recruiters and Agencies: This opportunity is not open for recruiters or agencies, and any applicants that are received though this will be rejected. 


Essential requirements for role:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in business studies, law, engineering, supply chain or similar discipline.

  • Min 3+ years of relevant work experience.

  • CIPS qualification desired but not essential.

  • Experience in Logistics and Materials Management is advantageous but not essential.

  • Working knowledge of Contracts, Agreements and Supply Chain Principles and techniques.

  • Ability to support and/or own development of systems and processes required to support international growth.   

  • Have negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with individuals from various backgrounds and cultures.

  • Able to manage and prioritise tasks against tight deadlines.

  • Must be flexible to adjust work schedule as determined by the demands of the business, therefore a certain flexibility is mandatory. 

  • Highly skilled and comfortable in Microsoft Excel 

  • Confident IT user including strong SharePoint and wider Microsoft and Cost Control applications. 

  • Experience in Logistics and Materials Management is advantageous but not essential. 

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