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Supply Chain Lead

Supply Chain Lead

  • Location:

    Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain Lead to join the team with BAE

Job Description

Management of all aspects of performance and delivery for a portfolio of contracts* and associated suppliers, including relationship and improvement initiatives. Support the procurement / category strategy throughout contract lifecycle

*Contacts may be commodities (raw materials), consumables, equipment parts, or complex propulsion systems and/or equipment. Applications are invited from Contract Managers experienced in delivery of similar contracts preferably in defence or similar industry e.g. automotive, aerospace

Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Manage End to End Contract Management process from mobilisation to contract termination to ensure performance targets are met in line with Category Strategy, financial and quality targets and Build Programme Requirements / schedules and corporate performance objectives
  • Analyse, interpret and prepare contract data reports
  • Analyse, interpret and prepare supplier performance reports
  • Identification and implementation of corrective plans and solutions
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunity for continuous improvement initiatives

Additional Key Accountabilities:

  • Ownership of assigned contract and supplier portfolio
  • Point of contact for supplier and internal stakeholder liaison
  • Maintaining Supplier Regulatory Compliance Documentation

Key Technical Skills

  • Management of contract lifecycle
    • Contract mobilisation
    • Performance management, including data analysis, trend interpretation
    • Relationship and stakeholder management
    • Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
    • Route cause analysis
    • Corrective actions
    • Contract closure
  • Ability to implement Contract Management Strategies
  • Management of contracts and supplier relationship in line with procurement and category strategies
  • Working understanding of relevant business management tool sets

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