Supplier Manager

Job Description

Supplier Manager

A number of exciting Supplier Management opportunities have arisen within BAE Systems Air across Warton and Samlesbury sites.

The roles are within various teams within the Air Business, including: European and International, US Programmes Airframe and US Programmes - F35

As a Supplier Manager, you will experience managing supplier relationships ensuring BAE Systems secure high quality parts and equipment on time at the right cost and assist on demonstrating how procurement is fundamental to securing future business.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your current skills whilst developing new skills. Supported training like CIPS and other qualifications on offer.

Your main responsibilities as a Supplier Manager will involve:

Managing Suppliers including sourcing supply solutions, negotiation of business agreements, supplier development activities and category strategy.

Working collaboratively within internal and external stakeholders.

Placing and managing of Orders on ERP systems.

Managing performance metrics and cost savings.

Your skills and qualifications:

Excellent communication skills and an ability to develop and manage relationships.

Ability to work collaboratively across networks.

Ability to manage and prioritise workload.

Excellent time management and ability to work independently.

Willingness to travel to suppliers where necessary.

Ability to know the procurement process

Good IT Skills

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills and be confident presenting information and influencing a wide range of stakeholders.

You will be well organised with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to learn new skills and undertake further training where necessary.

Location: Warton/Samlebury (Ability to work flexibly at both Warton and Samlesbury sites)

Salary: £32,660.00

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

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.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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/or your 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 as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.