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Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain Manager to join the team with our prestigious client BAE

To manage a team of professional staff in the delivery of the Functional Strategy and Plan for the area / portfolio that has been assigned to the individual.

Deliver the product by ensuring that direct reports have purpose and clarity and are empowered to meet key delivery targets within an acceptable timescale and budget.

Deliver key strategies, policies and procedures that enhance product quality and customer satisfaction.

Work cross functionally in order to ensure achievement of key knowledge transfer and deployment of best working practices across the business.

Manage behaviours to ensure they are conducive to the required business culture, maintaining a united and professional image.

Core Duties

Lead collaboration discussions with supplier to ensure operating principles and heads of terms are mutually agrees
Lead negotiations with supplier for project set-up & mobilisation
Work with Commercial Function to agree suitable contract framework and detailed terms & condition
Manage the supply chain relationship with the supplier throughout the life cycle of the project

Core Duties

Responsible for ensuring the Health & Safety of all your employees and that your area operates in accordance with Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
Provide safety and quality leadership via the SHE and Quality infrastructure and visual management. Actively promote improvements both individually and within the team.
Ensure personal and team compliance with all role related processes and/or internal and external regulatory requirements.
Actively seek out and identify risks and opportunities for improvement, implementing as appropriate. Continuously review, challenge, drive and lead on process improvements.
Effectively manage and adhere to budget (direct & overhead), working in collaboration with key stakeholders.
Actively promote PDR and MPR compliance to ensure that the performance and behaviours are conducive to the delivery of the team's performance targets.
Establish and maintain an effective team, ensuring clear goals are set and appraised, and facilitate a culture which is aligned to the company's vision and values.
Ensure relevant targets are delivered by regularly reviewing, reporting on progress and resolving issues.
Firmly support and embed engagement and communication strategies.
Ensure team works collaboratively across the functions to resolve problems, achieve objectives and deliver high standards of performance.
Lead by example in conforming to model behaviours, people and process management.
Ensure that a customer focused approach is firmly embedded across all teams.
Ensure compliance and work within the parameters of ITAR.
Key Accountabilities/Deliverables
Be accountable for all related Supply Chain activity in line with area of responsibility (procurement, programme, strategy or business capability) in support of the Supply Chain Functional Plan at BAE Systems (Barrow).

Ensure that team either:

a) Procures required items in line with SQCDP objectives, with effective contract management throughout
b) Provides and continuously improves systems, policies, processes, business capability and project related tasks / information in order to support procuring teams to procure required items in line with SQCDP objectives, with effective contract management throughout

Company industry knowledge and qualifications

MCIPS or equivalent level, relevant, professional qualification (desirable)
A high level of management experience and business acumen gained within a Supply Chain (or other relevant business area) environment

Recognising the restricted nature of the work there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.

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