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Obsolescence Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Donnington

Job Title: Obsolescence Manager 
Location: Donnington, Shropshire, GB, TF2 8JT - Remote working available
Compensation: Attractive salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time
Job ID: SF40036


About the role:

Here at Babcock International we are currently recruiting an Obsolescence Manager for our DSG business, based out of Donnington with remote working available during the week.


This is a great opportunity for someone to join us as an Obsolescence Manager managing the supply chain from an obsolescence perspective.  This role will give you the ability to look for innovative technical solutions to obsolescence challenges.


Who we are looking for?


We are looking for an experienced Engineer or Technician, with supply chain experience and knowledge of obsolescence management, risk management, through life costing, procurement & supply chain management and Project Management principles. 


What will you be doing?


As an Obsolescence Manager you will be looking for alternatives to obsolete parts and solving obsolescence issues for Armoured Tracked vehicles.


Your duties will include. 
•    Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders ensuring all have an established and effective obsolescence management service
•    Establishing a strong working relationship within the extant supply network for the Heavy fleet and assigned platforms 
•    Stakeholder management and effective integration with members of staff across the DSG business, I&RM and Operations
•    Frequent stakeholder engagement with Customer representatives.
•    Establishing working relationships with all functions to ensure obsolescence management is embedded with the business
•    Internal briefings and support to all Babcock DSG key stakeholders raising awareness and understanding the goals and impacts of the obsolescence management policy


The experience you’ll bring 

•    You will have previous experience in one of the following roles: Obsolescence Management/ILS/Through-Life Support/Supportability 
•    You will have a good understanding of the Defence sector
•    You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 


•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock 


For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


Babcock DSG is committed to the continual development of its employees and to support this you may be required to undertake activity within your competence or accredited skillset across a variety of roles within your operational function or discipline consistent with your pay band. Additionally, training will be provided where required to broaden your personal competence and skills profile to maximise opportunities for your flexibility, personal development and deployability to provide experience across a range of roles and services we provide to our customers.

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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.



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