Supply Chain - Business Area Graduate

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space. Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network. From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion. The Airbus Graduate Programme offers the opportunity to learn and understand the Airbus business, policies and procedures through a series of placements lasting 3 to 6 months in a variety of procurement and business areas. The programme aims to give graduates the relevant skills, knowledge and experience to "hit the ground running" upon completion of the Graduate Programme. Airbus is looking to attract procurement and Supply Chain specialists who can proactively manage a portfolio of suppliers in line with business and strategic objectives and create an environment to offer the best possible opportunity for graduates to become future leaders. Each graduate will work in a minimum of 3 procurement departments and 3 other Airbus departments to compliment knowledge and understanding already gained during the programme. Each graduate will have the opportunity to work with an aerospace industry partner to build a comprehensive understanding of Airbus and the wider industry. Tasks: Main activities of the role may include; * You will play a crucial role in ensuring Airbus can meet its many strategic objectives as 75% of the value of each aircraft is purchased from a global supply chain. * You will experience sourcing a variety of items, from flight control computer systems, small component parts, major assembled structures, nuts, bolts, raw material as well as the equipment, services and buildings on all Airbus sites. * You will act as the main interface between the supplier and other Airbus stakeholders including engineering, finance and final assembly lines. * You will build and maintaining strategic relationships with suppliers, managing Operational challenges with teams all over the world. * You will be required to travel to visit suppliers and Airbus teams to maintain relationships, negotiate ways of working and trouble shoot when required. Always looking for opportunities to improve the Airbus supply chain. * You will support and lead projects to improve the supply chain flows, both internally and externally. We strive to work as one within our transnational supply chain and value the transnational teams we work within to provide input and support the deployment of major projects. Skills: You will need to have a minimum of a 2:1 in a relevant Bachelors or Masters Degree or equivalent. Relevant degree subjects include, but are not limited to: Supply Chain/Quality Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Economics, Business Studies, Business and Economics, Business and Law, International Business Economics and Law. Applicants following CIPS programmes would be desirable. Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application. This role will be based in Filton and will receive the full Airbus Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000. Contact: Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and