Industrial Manager for Supplied Equipments

Competitive Salary & Benefits
22 May 2017
21 Jun 2017
Martina Hayden
Business & Finance
The Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen within MBDA’s Industrial Policy, Global Supply Chain and Procurement (ISP) organisation for an experienced engineer to join a new department responsible for Company Industrial Policy and Supply Chain Management, with a specific focus within a programme to lead Industrial Validation of supplied equipments.
The Role
The Industrial Manager for Supplied Equipments is responsible for the planning, monitoring and validation of a sustainable equipment supply chain, ensuring suppliers develop robust manufacturing systems capable of delivery on time and on quality during series production. This encompasses:
  • Supporting a Project Team to shape the Supply Chain and develop Industrial workshare.
  • Strategic planning and leadership of a project Industrial Validation Plan for supplied equipments, and the flow Industrial Requirements into Statements of Work.
  • Evaluate, develop and accept Supplier proposals, specifically related to supplier manufacturing & industrial plans.
  • Monitor, support and evaluate the development and validation of Supplier manufacturing systems.
  • Undertake Industrial Validation activities such as; Process FMEAs, Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) assessments, Product Acceptance, Production Readiness Reviews etc to ensure that robust and comprehensive industrial solutions are developed and available for series production.
This role forms part of the multi-functional team managing development and delivery of supplied equipments, requiring close working with MEP, Manufacturing and Quality organisations.
What’s in it for you?
  • Opportunity to be involved in complex international development programmes, owning and delivering a critical element to ensure MBDA delivers on our customer commitments.
  • A unique role that will provide visibility and experience across all major equipments of missile and weapon systems, exposing the successful applicant to a range of complex and technologically advanced products and technologies.
  • Opportunity to contribute to and influence company Industrial Policies and Future Supply Chain Architectures.
  • The role sits within a multi-national department with equivalent teams in France and Italy, offering opportunities to build international networks, travel and develop language skills.
  • The ISP directorate are developing a Procurement Academy to deliver enhanced levels of capability and certified training in support of career path development to ensure MBDA keep up with the complex environment that we work within.
What’s great about the team?
The Industrial Policy and Supply Chain Management team is a new and dynamic multi-national team focused on delivering change into the business in support of successful delivery of MBDA projects portfolio.
This new team is growing to provide operational and industrial capability to the procurement community and steer company Industrial Policies, so is an exciting prospect for anyone wishing to be involved in a challenging change programme and with a desire to shape the way we deliver projects.
What are we looking for?
  • HND qualified (minimum) or equivalent, plus, substantial relevant project or industrial experience.
  • In depth knowledge of Supply Chain principles, practices and processes. In depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and industrial cost awareness.
  • Experienced in Product and Process Risk Management.
  • Good understanding of Project management principles, practices and processes, including ability to manage budgets.
  • Very good negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and to work autonomously.
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities.
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