Technical Supply Chain Lead
Would you like a highly varied role working within a fast paced environment? We currently have a vacancy for a Technical Supply Chain Lead at our site in Rochester.
As a Technical Supply Chain Lead, you will support the delivery of multiple complex manufacturing supply projects. You will act as a key interface with our Suppliers, key technical and programme stakeholders to understand capability, process issues and solve problems within our supply chain.
The role will give you the opportunity to develop your experience of supply chain, while still utilising your engineering knowledge
Your main responsibilities as a Technical Supply Chain Lead will involve:
Reviewing new designs whilst in development phase
Providing technical leadership within the Supply Chain
Be the bridge between Supply Chain and Engineering
Utilising lean and six sigma techniques to improve supplier performance
Leading root cause investigations
Developing, maintaining and enhancing manufacturing processes
Undertaking audits within the Supply Chain - Preparation/Execution/Reporting/Improvement feedback
Your skills and qualifications as a Technical Supply Chain Lead:
Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Manufacturing
Demonstrate the ability to apply the foresight to predict potential areas of risk and mitigate
Ability to travel
Experience in an Engineering discipline, with a Mechanical and or Electrical bias
Experience in DFM and New Product Introduction
Experience in business improvement techniques
Ability to identify a problem, obstacle, or opportunity and take action
Experienced in root cause analysis
Familiar with Quality Management System standards and auditing
Familiar with product lifecycle phases and management
What we're looking for in you:
You should be able to demonstrate strong decision making skills, with effective cross-functional leadership skills. You will show excellent communication skills both verbal and written. You will come across approachable to other team members and have good stakeholder management skills.
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 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.