BAE Systems

Procurement Leader – Supplier Performance & Improvement

BAE Systems
Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Competitive Salary, pension, enhanced annual leave, Company contributed Share Incentive Plan
15 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply Chain
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Leader – Supplier Performance & Improvement

Would you thrive in a busy supply chain environment focusing on supplier intelligence, risk and performance improvement? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Leader at our site in Barrow.

As a Procurement Leader, you will be tasked with leading the analysis of supplier performance data and facilitate the implementation of improvement activities as required. You will gain the opportunity to lead projects and regularly report progress to a number of key stakeholders.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of working within the exciting submarines division of the business allows fantastic exposure to a wide range of stakeholders and provide the chance to make a positive difference on the whole boat programme along with playing a key role in the success of the business.

Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Leader will involve: 

Understanding performance areas of the submarine supply chain (safety, quality, cost delivery and people)

Using data techniques to define improvement opportunity using SMART (specific, measureable, achievable, realistic and time bound) actions

Leading supplier improvement activity using good practice standard methods ensuring that progress is regularly reported to stakeholders

Working within, facilitating and leading projects involving multifunctional teams, focused on delivering supplier improvements

Demonstrating tangible improvements in performance through effective data analysis

Your skills and qualifications:

Ability to lead and facilitate continuous improvement activity initiatives using cross functional teams – leading a project plan (understanding of the area would be beneficial)

A logical and ordered approach to analysing data & drawing conclusions

Excellent communication, networking, stakeholder management and effective presentation delivery skills

Knowledge of supplier management and improvement tools and techniques

An understanding of supply chain (procurement) as well as the environment and challenges that it operates within

Understanding of project and change management

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in this role we are looking for an adaptable candidate who is both trustworthy and driven. You will show excellent communication skills both verbal and written. You will be able to demonstrate a sound commercial background and be approachable to other team members. You will also have good stakeholder relationship skills.

Location: Barrow

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.

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