Supply Chain Lead

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Supply Chain Lead

Would you like to work within a thriving andgrowing Supply Chain department? If so we are recruiting for a Supply ChainLead to be based in our Portsmouth Naval Base, the home of the Royal Navy.

The successful candidate will provideday-to-day support to Supply Chain activities (Procurement, Logistics orPlanning) within projects or business functions. The role requires a basicknowledge and understanding of Supply Chain principles and practices.

Your main responsibilities willinvolve:

Providing day-to-day support to sourcing andprocurement activities, either through the management of day-to-day routineprocurement activities, or by supporting strategic procurement initiatives orprojects

Provide Logistics administrative andfunctional support to the Supply Chain function to ensure timely, accurateidentification and delivery of material to support BAE Systems’ or thecustomer’s requirements

Contribute to one or more of inventorystrategy and planning, warehousing/storage, transport and logistics under thedirection of the wider logistics team. This will include understandingobsolescence and key inventory metrics and contributing to the optimisation ofthese, as well as ensuring that SHE policies are consistently applied

Provide basic support to a team of planningprofessionals and/or senior planning professionals in delivering service levelsto the function or project

Your skills and qualifications:

Requires knowledge of basic Supply Chaintechnologies as well as an understanding of the basics of contract law,negotiation, supplier management, MRP systems and any other relevant logisticsor planning systems

IT skills are required to perform the roleeffectively

Stakeholder management experience

CIPS qualified for working towards

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good communication skills asthis job involves regular exchange of information and you need to be equippedto deal with difficult stakeholders.

Location: PortsmouthNaval Base

Salary: Competitive

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.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of globalmaritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at fiveUK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing thebest professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committedemployees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we areproud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems MaritimeServices delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy'ssurface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilitiesmanagement and provision of combat systems training. We also develop andsupport the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and smallboats.

With our international programmes and coresupport to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on theiconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels,Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teamsdesign, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. Thisincludes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoeson the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soonbenefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tacticaland fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan,the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travellingat a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved inwill form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part ofsomething important; something you can be proud of.

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, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

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 theorganisation.

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