Additive Manufacture Strategic Buyer

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Strategic Buyer - Additive Manufacture

Would you like a role within Procurement SupplyChain Shared Services Airframe team gained experience within AdditiveManufacturing? We currently have a vacancy for a Strategic Buyer - Additive Manufacture at our site in Samlesbury.

As a StrategicBuyer - Additive Manufacture, you will be working with all areas of thesupply chain to include Procurement, Manufacturing, engineering and the NewProduct and Process team; building relationships and actively supportingcollaboration across the teams

This role will provide you with exposure tointernal and external customers including suppliers, key stakeholders and willinterface across all functions.

Your main responsibilities as a Strategic Buyer- Additive Manufacture will involve:

Providing input to project scoping, capabilityof the technology, set up and delivery as well as playing an active part to thequalification of actual flying parts on all platforms

Ensuring that Additive Manufacturing Projectsare appropriate and aligned to the business objectives and understanding theimpact of the Project performance within the business

Supporting the development and implementationof Procurement strategies aligned with business objectives

Supporting regular reviews of internal &external performance metrics to achieve the business objectives providingmetric / data as required

Ensuring that risks to the programme areidentified and being mitigated

Supporting the delivery of cost savings acrossthe business and delivering the project on budget

Issuing of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Requestfor Quotations, Prepare negotiation strategies and negotiate and placecontracts / purchase order

Actively supporting preparation of procurementplans/documents to Support the Life Cycle Management review process

Your skills and qualifications as a StrategicBuyer - Additive Manufacture:

Strong Procurement Background within amanufacturing background

CIPS – completed at least at level 5-6

Experience of negotiating

Project Management experience

Experience of working within integrated teams

Additive Manufacturing knowledge or aspirationto develop in this area would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You should have the ability to develop creativeapproaches to problem solving, being able to think on your feet.You must have excellent communicationsskills, be self-motivated and work collaboratively.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £37 654

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’sinternational capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current andfuture requirements, and compete for international export and collaborativeopportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record andexpertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, componentsand technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to providecustomers with information superiority through the delivery of actionableintelligence and information, together with the provision of innovativeinformation systems and services. Training is a key enabler to deliveringmilitary capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in theanalysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerfulcombination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the teamdelivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is toprovide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters.

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

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour 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 asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.