RF Category Manager

MBDA UK Limited
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity To lead a multi-functional RF Components category team for MBDA Sub-Systems, including Seekers, Datalinks and other rf equipment and develop key relations with the stakeholders (projects, Engineering, Production, Quality, legal) and with the suppliers The Role - Develop and implement the category strategy, - Determine the purchasing levers and the nature of the relationship between MBDA and the suppliers. - Define the suitable contract standards consequently (with the support of RF UK Proximity Manager) - Analyse and challenge upstream the technology requirements of the stakeholders to optimize, standardize and globalize each segment of the category - Lead the prospection, evaluation and approval of the new suppliers. Develop the Suppliers portfolio of the category and execute Frame Agreements/ Quantity Contracts as required. - Analyse Industrial Policy and proactively address implementation for M/B choices - Analyse the Suppliers market and identify the risks and opportunities for each segment - Coordinate and support the buyers to run the competitions, negotiations and supplier selection in conformance with the - Strategy and to deliver optimum value (total cost of acquisition) for the Business - Ensure the implementation of the call-off contracts and the E-catalogues for the internal customers - Validate the capability of the Supply Chain to fulfil forecast demand - Monitor the oToCoQ performance of the suppliers and manage the action plan to improve - Monitor the supplier risks and manage the mitigation plan - Manage the supplier relationship including the suppliers reviews (business, performance, risks) - Establish and nurture SME/Academia to secure technical advantage for MBDA - Support procurement cohesion across MBDA Group Key Challenges - Standardize each segment of category supplies. - Strong coordination with all the principal company stakeholders - Strong coordination with RF ISP Group Manager - Ensure stakeholders needs satisfaction (oToCoQ) and manage risks What are we looking for? - Technical knowledge of RF components - Understanding of Process and Product Risk Management - Objective driven, focussed on delivery - Strong capability to coordination and team building in international context - Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity - Availability to travel frequently 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. Please note thatin order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible forSC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance. Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news. LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)
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