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Senior Supply Chain Manager - Performance and Improvement

Posted 7 March by BAE Ended

Senior Supply Chain Manager - Supply Chain Performance and Improvement

Would you like to be an integral part of the Functional Strategy and capability team supporting Supply Chain? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Supply Chain Manager at our site in Barrow - In - Furness.

As a Senior Supply Chain Manager, you will be heading up the team responsible for co-ordinating the supplier performance, analysis and improvement activities across a wide and diverse supplier base.

This role will provide you with a real opportunity to influence change and drive high visibility improvements as well as develop performance and improvement capabilities, processes and outcomes.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Supply Chain Manager will involve:

Responsibility for supplier performance assessment / analysis

Managing the supplier performance and improvement process and review structure

Facilitating the programme management of targeted Improvement Activities

Responsibility for supplier quality assurance alignment

Delivering of strategic supplier improvement projects

Reporting and Presenting findings succinctly and professionally

Maintaining an external network enabling collaborative performance Improvements

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Supply Chain Manager:

Understanding of improvement tools and techniques alongside supply chain / sub contract programme management experience

Experience of facilitating and leveraging diverse stakeholder teams and managing virtual networks

MS Office Packages, SAP, Supplier Performance - Data Analytics

Direct experience of bringing together and working with diverse Suppliers and business Functions


Experience of supply Chain Development - SC21 relationship management and understanding of the sources of this capability

Specific Improvement Tools and Techniques (e.g. Six Sigma, Lean)

Experience of Capturing and implementing good Practice and running improvement events / workshops

Broader Supply Chain Knowledge (Procurement, Logistics & Transport, Sub Contract Programme Management, Material Planning and Material Delivery)

What we're looking for in you:

You should have the ability to effectively communicate, produce findings, synthesise, summarise and identify recommendations. You will have strong stakeholder management skills and be a natural leader. You should have a focus on delivery and achievement of deadlines, and be have the ability to constructively challenge and influence.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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