Ampthill - Bedfordshire
Specific Job Description
The Subcontract Commercial Officer (SCO) is a key role within the Lockheed Martin UK Supply Chain Organisation based at Ampthill, Bedfordshire. The organisation manages the total supply chain for goods and services to meet a variety of programme and business requirements. The successful candidate will join a renowned international defence company, with a range of technically innovative products and excellent opportunities for career progression and personal and professional development.
It is anticipated this role will focus on managing the contractual aspects of supplier delivery, to meet the overall requirements of Lockheed Martin UK (Ampthill)‘s element a Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) Programme for an international customer. It will also offer the chance to diversify into other sectors.
The right candidate will manage all contractual terms including: cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or product family. They will be required to ensure performance meets contracted requirements, and to input and maintain data on the Company ERP system (SAP). The role operates across the contractual life cycle, supporting negotiations, execution and closure. The SCO will actively work with and provide support and guidance to the Subcontract Programme Manager, Programme, and Procurement leads.
Success requires experience of working in a functional organisation, and a blend of proven skills and experience in achieving delivery on time and in full through the ability to successfully negotiate and manage subcontracts across a range of complexity. This will be coupled with the ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary product team including engineering and quality.
Specific responsibilities include:
The SCO will demonstrate the ability and flexibility to support multiple suppliers, support business winning initiatives and work in other technology areas such as Armoured Vehicles and Space.
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Lockheed Martin (UK) Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability. We are looking for talented individuals to join the company, in return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path. Please note that Lockheed Martin Ampthill work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.
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Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.