Materials Management Lead (Transport)

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Materials Management Lead – Transport

Would you like to work within our Submarines Business which has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century? We currently have a vacancy for a Materials Management Lead - Transport at our site in Barrow.

As a Materials Management Lead - Transport, you will be responsible for leading the day to day operations of a diverse Transport Department to deliver all required material some of which weighing in excess of 800 metric tonnes to its destination as safely and efficiently as possible whilst maintaining all legal requirements laid out by the Department For Transport.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a busy and varied role where no two days are the same.

Your main responsibilities as a Materials Management Lead – Transport will involve:

Leading SHE activities and the wellbeing of the teams

Complying with all Operator's Licence undertakings laid out by the Traffic Commissioner

Managing Team resources and activities to satisfy project schedule demands, goals and objectives

Supporting, leading and coaching the team to achieve departmental Key Performance Indicator’s by ensuring material is delivered and available to business requirements

Liaising across functions and internal / external stakeholders to ensure that material is available and delivered to business requirements

Assessing departmental policies and procedures, on a periodic basis, to remove any inefficiencies and confirm that they are sustainable for business needs

Analysing and interrogating data to understand how and where material issues occur using (LfE) Learning from Experience, analytical toolsets (Pareto, Root Cause Analysis etc.) in order to assist problem solving activities

Deputising for and representing the Supply Chain Manager as appropriate

Producing detailed and meaningful outputs which evidences the team's consistent approach to Material Management on a day to day basis

Supporting the engagement and communication strategies in order to ensure team, customer and stakeholder participation

Your skills and qualifications as a Materials Management Lead – Transport:

Transport Management experience is essential

Demonstrate the ability to promote continuous improvement

Excellent stakeholder relationship skills

Highly motivated and driven to deliver departmental and business targets

Skilled in use of standard Microsoft Packages, Business Systems and the ability to produce robust analytical datasets

Certificate of professional competence for Transport Managers (CPC)

Experience of abnormal loads

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to liaise easily at all levels. You will have the ability and experience to train and mentor the team to achieve the best results. You will be analytical with experience of analysing data.

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, 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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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