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Subcontract Supplier Development Analyst

Contract Type:
East Midlands
Job Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Category:
Procurement, Project & Programme Management
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Fantastic Company Benefits
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TitleSubcontract Supplier Development Analyst
Business AreaMissiles and Fire Control
Vacancy TypePermanent
Hours Per Week37.5

Business Environment: The site in Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability. With a significant percentage of the companies revenue being subcontracted to key partners and suppliers, the Sub-contracts function is fundamental to business success. We are looking for talented individuals with demonstrable experience in delivering complex, high value, critical components and services from suppliers. In return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.

The Global Supply Chain at Ampthill is transforming its operations to meet future business needs and to address existing issues. Part of this transformation sees the establishment a supplier Intelligence capability. This organisation will play a key part in identifying and developing relationships with key suppliers aimed at enhancing Ampthill's competitiveness and its product delivery. It will provide the operational support to improve day to day sub-contractor performance through developing and driving the supplier excellence programme.
This role will be responsible as part of a small team for developing and delivering this new capability focusing on achieving supplier excellence for existing suppliers.

Programme: Ampthill - Functional

Specific Job Description:

The post is accountable to the Head of Supply Chain Development initially for the development of the supplier improvement capability and ultimately delivery of the supplier improvement programme.

*Developing and documenting the supplier segmentation tools and processes:
oEstablishing a consistent and coherent approach
oUsing a variety of techniques and models fine-tuned to meet the specific needs of the Ampthill business and based on best practice
*Supply Base capability, capacity, and performance management:
oEstablishing a consistent and coherent approach for new capability identification and verification
oFacilitate a robust process to manage existing vendor performance and usage
*Supporting and documenting the execution of supplier segmentation:
oCollating data and providing recommendations
oDefining templates
oEstablishing a suitable data repository
*Prioritising supplier excellence activities:
oDefining the focus for development and management effort across the supply base that generates maximum impact on product delivery with minimal programme disruption
*Developing supplier management strategies for 'focus' suppliers:
oDefining the type of engagement (e.g. invest, support, improve, divest)
oWorking with sub contract managers and procurement leads in particular
oSupporting and promoting the development of the Supplier Relationship Management framework

Functional AreaAmpthill - Supply Chain

Required skills, qualifications and experience
*Strong procurement and business analytical skills.
*Knowledge and experience of using SAP or other similar ERP/MRP systems
*A strong team player
*Able to work independently with accountability to a wider team
*Ability to formulate actions plans an

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