Procurement Leader

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Material Management Leader

Location: Barrow-In-Furness or Farnborough - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: £43,373+ depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    As the Material Management Leader- Process, you will be responsible for defining and deploying processes within the material management value chain

      Develop leading practice processes which enable the business requirement and deliver the required performance levels

        Support audit activity and investigation activity whilst leading resolution of audit and investigation actions within area of responsibility

          Lead on-going process design reviews and improvement activity

            Provide process expertise including training, communication, and guidance to relevant stakeholders

              Write, review, and gain relevant approvals to the process documentation

              Your skills and experiences:

                Demonstrable ability and recent experience of material management process design/improvement

                  Demonstrable ability to engage and manage a range of stakeholders across all levels

                    Demonstrable ability to manage projects with complex inter-dependencies

                    Experience & Qualifications:

                      Supply Chain related experience in relevant role

                        University level education or professional qualifications gained through industry

                          MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification preferred


                          You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                          The Supply Chain Excellence team:

                          The Supply Chain Excellence team is responsible for functional improvement and excellence in procurement and material management, whilst delivering our strategic priorities it Supply Chain Sustainability and Communication and Industrial Engagement

                          Why BAE Systems?

                          This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                          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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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