Supply Chain Opportunities

Recruiter
Location
Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Oct 2017
Ref
TS070917
Contact
AWE
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Exciting opportunities in a truly unique environment.

If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you - whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you're at in your career, we're always looking for high quality candidates.

Supply Chain Opportunities

It's an exciting time to join the Supply Chain function at AWE, we are expanding our team, transforming the way we work and continuing to support the demand of the business. Working for one of the area's largest employers and enjoying an excellent work/life balance, we can offer a competitive basic salary plus generous holiday entitlement, nine day working fortnight, workplace pension scheme and additional flexible benefits scheme.

We are looking for Supply Chain professionals at all levels and from any industry sector. The roles we are looking to recruit into are:

  • Buyer
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Senior Supply Chain Manager


The key skills and experience you will have are:

  • Experience of working in a procurement role
  • Strong supplier negotiation and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of complex contractual arrangements (preferably NEC)
  • Ability to translate and analyse suppliers financial accounts/data

Individuals interested in this permanent opportunity will be required to be eligible for UK Security Clearance

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE 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 AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities.