Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Location
Blackwood, Caerphilly (Caerffili)
Salary
Competitive plus flexible benefits & bonus
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Ref
6178
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

General Dynamics UK is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

Our employee culture is one that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed. The pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.  Dynamics is not just part of our name, it’s part of our spirit.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide competitive Supply Chain solutions into both operational and proposal sides of the business
  • Be the primary Point of Contact between GD and the Supply chain throughout the specific Programme lifecycle and be the pivotal channel of communication between the Programme, Supply Chain and Subcontractors
  • Establish and maintain suppler portal / database. In the early stages of the Programme this will provide market information to the design team
  • Guide engineering functions to ensure that the design maximises the use of components that can be obtained through competition, use of commodities and COTS
  • Establish and implement program plans for commodity and subcontracted procurements that achieve the program requirements
  • Possess market knowledge to inform Programme product and service selection
  • Maximise and lead competition in a transparent, ethical and open manner, including meeting such requirements defined by the Customer

Essential:

  • Experience in Sub Contract Management
  • Strong and demonstrable supplier negotiation skills
  • Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Lean /Six Sigma Change Management experience
  • Management of material budget controls
  • Must have proven experience on project management
  • Proven ability to lead and develop a successful team
  • Experience of SQA & QA processes in an ISO accredited environment

Desirable:

  • Import / export and export control regulations awareness
  • Systems engineering experience

GDUK offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. A flexible benefits package, 25 days holiday, a compressed fortnight offering every other Friday off and an attractive bonus scheme.