Supply Chain Principal

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South East
£270 to £270 per day
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Job Description:

Opportunity to work on the South Coast for the UK’s leading defence contractor. Main responsibilities of the role:

To plan procurements in conjunction with the Engineering and Project Management teams making sure timescales and lead times are embedded in the project plan.

To select appropriate make/buy and potential supplier solutions

To negotiate contract terms and value for money solutions to determine the best solution for the business, that combines least cost, risk, with highest quality schedule compliance.

To purchase using online tools and the ERP system (IFS to SAP) in compliance with Supply Chain procedures and best practice.

To expedite hard and soft deliverables on time and in full and to the correct quality standards. To identify potential risks and issues and work with the wider team to find resolutions.

To provide regular progress reports against deliverables as well as provide supplier performance information

To manage the project life-cycle, ensuring deliverables are met, and amendments are implemented.


Defence supply chain experience with basic security clearance and SC clearance

In depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management practices

Good Microsoft skills especially Excel

Due to time constraints, the team regret that we are not able to respond to each application. If you have not received a response within 3 working days then please assume you have not been successful.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898 199
Contact: Paige Taunton

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