Supply Chain Professional

Filton, Portsmouth, Glasgow | Supply Chain, Transport & Logistics

Job title: Supply Chain Professional

Location: Portsmouth, Filton or Scotstoun. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: up to £45,000 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Establishing & maintaining accurate forecasts for supplier document deliveries, based on equipment design maturity and supplier practicalities, for assigned Systems Procurement Packs
  • Acting as Comments Consolidator for support Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), liaising with reviewers, suppliers and the engineering teams to achieve on time, quality deliveries and continuously improving the processes relating to supplier CDRLs
  • Working with the BAE Maritime Services and BAE Naval Ships and other stakeholders, to recommend or influence make/buy and sourcing solutions
  • Identifying suppliers, including running competitions and gaining supplier approval where appropriate
  • Managing the flow down of appropriate terms and conditions and developing contract packs
  • Placing subcontract purchase orders within Maritime Services SAP System for both direct and indirect materials and processes
  • Reviewing and managing supplier performance, manage change and maintain relationships internal & external

Your skills and experiences:

  • CIPS level 4 or ongoing study
  • Experience of SAP and good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (including Excel)
  • Demonstrable understanding of Contract Management E.g., T&C's, IP, Security, NDA's
  • Previous Procurement experience in a Manufacturing and/or Defence environments
  • Understanding of defence contracts (desirable)


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 BAE Maritime Services Supply Chain Team:

Our BAE Maritime Services Supply Chain Team are supporting the build of a number of new Frigates for the Royal Navy. As a Supply Chain Professional, you will be managing the process of securing delivery of Type 26 supplier documentation (to support through life maintenance) and Procurement of Initial Training for RN Crews and Initial Spares Provisioning to meet the project timeline. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on the new frigate for the Royal Navy with a wide and varied group of experienced stakeholders and will provide you with the scope to develop and progress within the team.

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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Contract Type
depending on skills and experience
Expiry Date
05/10/2022 15:02:00
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