Weapons Maintenance TechnicianJubail, Saudi Arabia
Job Title: Weapons Maintenance Technician Location: Ship Repair Facility, Jubail JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES Provide training and mentoring activities To maintain and repair defects in the Remote Controlled Mine Disposal Systems (RCMDS's) to support Al Jawf Class Minehunters. To maintain and repair defects in the ships weapons equipment including RBOC, DS3OB Gun, Small Arms, MEMS, and Fibre Optics. To undertake all other maintenance duties as assigned on Al Jawf Class Minehunters. To implement and adhere to the Maintenance Management System routines, including established fault finding and analytical maintenance techniques. To deploy with the Forward Support Unit as required and to work shift patterns to provide full technical support for the ships. To comply with all RSNF directives and safety procedures and Codes of Practice. To observe confidentiality of RSNF data at all times. To maintain the Al Jawf Class Minehunters and associated support equipment in accordance with the RSNF Al Jawl Class Maintenance Management System. RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION Essential ONC (Ordinary National Certificate) or equivalent or a combination of training and experience which provides an equivalent educational standard. Extensive weapons engineering experience. Desirable Expertise in RCMDS is desirable. A good working knowledge of the weapons systems and equipment fitted to the 'Sandown' class ships is desirable. EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation, with access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.
Dockyard DriverPortsmouth, Hampshire
Purpose of role: As an Driver your role is to deliver transport services around our clients site. Our drivers engage with our customers daily and provide a great customer focus and a professional face of our business. Maintaining high standards in driving towards company contractual obligations and objectives. Qualifications: **SUITABLE APPLICANTS MUST HAVE CLEAN AND VALID LICENCES, ANY CANDIDATES WITH POINTS ON LICENSE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED** Ideal candidate will have the following driving Licenses: C + E D + E Client may consider the following licenses as a minimum, but must hold both: C D Suitable candidate must also have; Completed Driver CPC training (valid and in date) Will have an understanding of related legislation and best practices
Head of Supply Chain - LogisticsGlasgow, Scotland
An Interim Head of Supply Chain - Logistics is required by a leading defence client to be responsible for defining the outsourced logistics strategy to support materials delivery and management across multiple naval and combat systems programmes and UK locations. This is a critical role that will review, develop and deploy the appropriate contracting methodology with the 3PL provider, enabling a cost effective and continuous logistics solution to our UK and international programmes. The business works to a 'One Team' operating principle which extends to our subcontract supply base, the role holder will be on point for enabling integration by acting as a key interface between the 3PL team and internal stakeholders, ensuring alignment to delivery of common business objectives. Working closely with key programme stakeholders, the Head of Supply Chain - Logistics will ensure the 3PL provider fulfils end-to-end Logitics lifecycle scope. From receipt of Supply Chain generated demand, forecasting, Logistics, Despatch, Warehousing, Inbound Inventory and Materials Management, ongoing performance management of the 3PL provider is paramount. The role holder will assume Control Account Management responsibilities for the cross programme Logistics service, ensuring the delivery of budgets to the agreed Strategy and cost model, including the realisation of identified opportunities. This is primarily a complex commercial contract management role that requires a level of expertise within the Logistics arena. The role holder will draw upon extensive knowledge of Procurement best practice, subject matter expertise and LfE to lead the Procurement and Logistics process. This is a business, Customer and Supplier facing role, which will require the deployment of extensive stakeholder management and influencing skills across the organisation, customer programmes and business functions. Working alongside key stakeholders, the role holder will take ultimate accountability for effective delivery of the delivery of the 3PL service contract, material budgets and management of supplier relationships including issue resolution. The role involves but is not limited to the following: Create, develop and deploy the outstourced Logistics strategy for the Business, including contracting strategy Work with key stakholders to capture, verify and agree ongoing logistics business requirements. Work closely with other parts of the organisation to understand the international business impact and directly alongside the Head of Logistics in Australia to agree touchpoints and hand over arrangements for the Programme Develop, own and drive the overarching team delivery plan. Define measures, milestones, dependancies, key performance indicators and internal service delivery agreements to enable delivery. Ensure the flow down of meaningful delivery objectives to team member Develop the central warehouse concept for the business to provide improved storage, resilience and flexibility across programmes and sites. Create a compelling business cases for change, aligned and in collaboration with business stakeholders and the wider Procurement team Work seamlesy alongside the wider Supply Chain function across programmes, including SC Commercial to ensure alignment of all material contracting approaches with the Logistics strategy, including realisation Commercial management and execution of 3PL contract, including management of supplier deliverables, contract change activities and fulfillment of documented company deliverables Performance manage people, process and supplier Develop and agree key performance indicators and reporting structure to measure 3PL performance Lead supplier contract performance reviews, establish clear lines of communication and regular dialogue channels Weekly / monthly reporting activities reflecting 3PL and contract status, performance, SHE, quality, risks and budget delivery and savings Budget management for 3PL direct labour including reporting methodologies and reconcilliations Work with key stakeholders to resolve issues as escalated through the team, internal stakeholders or the 3PL provider, including route cause analysis and delivery of return to green action plans Dispute resolution activities as required. Working alongside key stakeholders, ensure the successful conclusion of commercial disputes, including closure of outgoing or incoming commercial claims Approval and ownership of Purchase Orders Programme and business review attendance as required, including presenting supplier, contract and financial delivery management information Role model leadership behaviours and inspire excellence. Create the environment to positively embrace change Key Accountabilities Delivery of fit for purpose and future facing outsourced logistics strategy for the Business Alignment of material procurement contracting arrangements align with logistics strategy Management of 3PL commercial contract with accuracy and appropriate governance, driving contractual discussions and negotiations Establish releveant Logistics KPI's to drive performance and best for business working practices Control Account Manager for business' budget, including delivery of reporting to programmes Evidenced integration of 3PL direct labour with the team in line with 'One Team' operating principle Drive cost and sustainability initiatives to improve the performance and efficiency of the 3PL service, and realise declared opportunities Robust and realistic project plans delivered within cost, timescale and resource budgets requirements Influence both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring sound advice is provided on Commercial / Procurement arrangements and working practice requirements to enable delivery of contract Provide constructing challenge Central Warehouse Management Teams as well as internal project teams and key stakeholders to ensure robust commercial performance, presenting key messages at senior levels Proactively manage SHE and Quality to ensure lessons learnt & best practice is delivered and shared Resolution of any internal / external conflicts in a timely and professional manner, ensuring that Logistics requirements are supportive of availability and project / change timescales Delivery of regular stakeholder progress reporting to support stakeholder management and high level/impact decision making Qualified and quantified entries into Function and Programme risk registers, including evidenced mitigation and risk retirement plans Weekly/monthly progress reporting against contract and financial delivery, including presentation of reporting to Senior Leadership teams Builds and maintains strong professional, trusted relationships with management, peers and team Lead on complex negotiations and cost reconciliation activities with Subcontractor and other key stakeholders Leading and inspiring high performing teams and individuals, establish a just culture, ensuring Quality and SHE is at the forefront of all activities Compliance with all people related activities, including but not limited to: Performance management (objective setting, monthly performance reviews, formal mid and end of year performance reviews) Competency assessments Development planning and measurement Succession planning Coaching New starter induction and onboarding Mandated training compliance Management of expenses and approval of team expenses in line with business policy Management of own and team time recording in line with business policy Qualifications/Functional Knowledge Proven Track record of deploying logistics strategy and managing a 3PL/4PL in a large scale, complex manufacturing programme MCIPS / MCILT desirable 5 years experience in logistics, operations and management Lean qualification desirable Expert level negotiation skills Proven Influencing and Strategic Supplier Management capabilities Expert at building supplier relationships Extensive contractual and commercial working knowledge Financial business and budgeting capabilities Project management within Supply Chan Chain context Highly skilled decision maker Ability to interpret Project Reporting information (Earned Value, EAC etc) and implement appropriate management decisions This will either be an Interim role or temp to perm for the right candidate. Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.