Sub Contract Specialist
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Job Title: Sub Contract Specialist
Location: Wimborne Dorset
Salary: up to £50k
As a Subcontract Specialist within the team in Dorset you will be responsible for implementing supply chains for new programmes and working with the appropriate businesses functions to achieve a robust transfer from product development into volume production.
You will be accountable for maintaining programme objectives principally, Cost, Quality, Schedule and contractual commitments.
In addition, you will provide support to the Lead Subcontract Programme Manager and Commodity Managers to implement best practice sourcing decisions for their programmes.
This role is the interface between the value stream and procurement for pre production needs.
Our client is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defence systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust them to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
As Subcontract Specialist your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Degree qualification / CIPS graduate diploma
Subcontract Programme Management desirable.
Supplier Relationship management
Good team working skills
Good interpersonal skills and able to manage commercial relationships
Must be self-starter; able to develop and expand the role
Must be able to demonstrate commercial benefit
As a Subcontract Specialist your main responsibilities will involve:
-Accountable for LCM (lifecycle management) gates 1 - 4
-Strategic selection of suppliers to meet new programme requirements from both existing and new suppliers in line with commodity strategies and technology road map
-Source products for new programmes in line with or better than programme budgets. If budget at risk lead cross functional cost reduction initiatives to support cost targets.
-Support commodity managers with contract negotiation for new programme requirement for prototype, pre production and the production requirements.
-Perform contract & milestone reviews with suppliers
- Manage the implementation of programme sourcing requirements through close working relationships with the Lead Subcontract Programme Manager and individual business functions.
-Provide the interface between the programme IPTís and Procurement.
-Manage the RFQ and subsequent PO process for all new programme needs until part is in serial production.
What we will be looking for in you:
We are looking for a procurement professional full of innovative ideas and great team working skills looking for their next career step.
If you feel you are suitable and have the relevant skills and knowledge for this role please email a copy of your CV to Charlie Jackson at email@example.com or call 01202 596363 for more information