Supply Chain Analyst

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1403161

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst based in Kilkeel

JOB TITLE: Supply Chain Analyst

DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain Management

RESPONSIBLE TO: Supply Chain Manager/Program Procurement Manager


Collins Aerospace                                           

2 Moor Road


Co Down

BT34 4NG

Job Purpose

To ensure the effective and efficient procurement of parts and materials for use in the assembly of our products. Manage new product introductions and deal with day to day transactions and problem solving to ensure supply of materials supports business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the procurement of products based on required demands.
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the successful procurement of products across the supply chain and client base.
  • Maintaining on time delivery parts to meet production requirements
  • Building and maintaining productive working relationships with our wide global supplier base.
  • Ensuring on-time delivery of quality materials within budget to ensure continued customer satisfaction.
  • Performs data manipulation and system development to support purchasing, materials, shipping and planning operations as required.
  • Interprets data and provides recommendations and/ or defines trends that result in cost reductions or improved efficiency.
  • Analyzes current operational procedures, identify problems, and provide technical assistance to meet user requirements.
  • Ensuring the accurate and timely maintenance of all systems and records.
  • New Product Introduction; sourcing, new supplier set up, pricing agreements and negotiate LTAs.

The Person

Key Attributes: 

Job Knowledge: Has the job knowledge and technical skills to understand his/her duties and responsibilities.

Continuous Improvement: Constantly measures for the effectiveness of processes and strives to meet more difficult objectives. Generates new ideas and manages change effectively.

Collaborative Skills: Initiates and develops relationships with, and gains the confidence and cooperation of people within and outside the business.

Results Focus/Execution: A results oriented employee who sets challenging goals and achieves results, whilst prioritizing tasks and overcoming obstacles.

Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly at all levels. Has the ability to adapt style, and listens to and vales different opinions.

Problem Solving/Decision Making: Evaluates, generates, and implements problem-solving solutions. Has the ability to analyse situations systematically and make effective decisions.

Planning & Organising: Develops realistic work plans, sets goals, and aligns personal plans/goals with company goals. Manages time well and effectively, including personal attendance and on-time performance.

  • Essential Criteria
  • Degree qualified or equivalent with a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a comparable role. 


  • 3 years’ experience in a comparable role.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s working knowledge of ERP and MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) packages.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working within a busy procurement department, within a manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified or working towards CIPS / CPIM qualification.
To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website 
The closing date is 24th April 2019 at midnight.