Area Delivery Manager

Barrow in Furness
15 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Area Delivery Manager

We currently have a vacancy for an Area Delivery Manager at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As an Area Delivery Manager, you will be ensuring that facilities deliver products on time, manufactured to the right quality and within in budget. You will be responsible for the successful performance management of the team, proactively resolving problems in a strategic manner to minimise impact to the delivery programme.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a busy role looking at the whole of the machining capability within many of the manufacturing facilities. You will be managing multi-skilled resource across different areas.

Your main responsibilities as an Area Delivery Manager will involve:

Ensuring that facilities deliver the products on time, manufactured to the right quality and within in budget

Providing successful performance management for the team, proactively resolving problems in a strategic manner

Being accountable to the Facility Delivery Manager for the delivery of manufactured products in line with the boat programme through the completion of discrete Work Packages contracted with the Programme, this includes the operational delivery of all manufacturing activities manufacture within the area of responsibility

Being accountable to the Facility Delivery Manager for the movement of resources between areas and to ensure weekly performance volumes meet the requirements of the plan

Ensuring performance reporting and issues against work packages are provided into the Facility Delivery Manager

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience of CNC machinery or management of a machining facility

Adaptable, strategic and proactive thinker to ensure that facilities are managed effectively to maximise output and to meet critical milestones

Stakeholder management

Leadership experience of working in a complex production environment

Experience of operating in an environment where compliance is key and understanding of the management of processes critical to site regulations

Control Account Management and Earned Value Management

What we're looking for in you:

You will be flexible and resilient to a demanding role. You will have excellent Influencing skills and the ability to liaise at all levels.

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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