Supply Chain Manager

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    Salisbury, Wiltshire

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    Laurence whiffin

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    12 months ago

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Supply Chain Manager



We are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager for a new and exciting position based in Salisbury. This is a Permanent position working at our site at MOD Boscombe Down.

We are FTSE 250 technology, science and defence contract and this role will be working a part of a large procurement function that supports several high value aerospace defence contracts.

The role consists of project based strategic sourcing activities, which could include the acquisition of aircraft, high-value parts and materials, CAPEX and other major equipment.


  • Negotiates favourable terms, using the appropriate contract with knowledge of the Civil and Military Aviation rules and procurement requirements
  • Develop strong relationships with key decision-makers in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of Procurement in all sourcing activities.
  • Collaboratively develop plans with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans across spend.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop and enhance systems, process, and best practice
  • Project based strategic sourcing activities, which could include the acquisition of aircraft, parts, materials and equipment.

Position Requirements:

  • Degree educated or demonstrable industry experience
  • MCIPS is desirable
  • Procurement and supply chain experience, ideally within a technical environment
  • Experience in the aerospace industry either civil or military would be advantageous
  • Ability to lead functional teams as may be required.
  • Adaptive and change focused; able to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirements
  • Highly customer focused and concerned with meeting and exceeding customer expectations

We offer a supportive environment to allow our teams to achieve, including enhanced employment terms and conditions, a host of excellent flexible benefits and a clear a achievable career development plan. If this sounds like an interesting career move, please do not hesitate to apply online or call the recruitment team for more information.