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Supply Chain Development Specialist


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:                   Supply Chain Development Specialist 
Location:                   Rosyth, UK – Hybrid Working
Compensation:         £39,355 - £45,950.
Role Type:                 Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                     SF: 42145


Make your skills count


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Supply Chain Development Specialist  at our Rosyth site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility


Marine Engineering & Systems 


The Supply Chain Development Specialist role is based within our Marine Engineering & Systems business area.


At our site in Rosyth, we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our engineering, specialised manufacturing, gas handling systems and naval marine businesses


The role


The difference our new Supply Chain Development Specialist will make


As a Supply Chain Development Specialist you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Managing long term procurement supplier relationships from the design to the completion phase across our various projects, many of which are high profile.

Day to day, you will manage supplier relationships throughout the whole project life cycle. You will be tasked with the purchasing of high value goods and services, amongst utilising your procurement experience through the handling of other more complex tenders and purchasing situations. Knowledge of ITT, RFQ’s, Value Plans and Rebates will be essential for the completion of tasks associated with this role. Moreover, you will be tasked with the improvement of the performance of the R2P process, which will include dealing with requisition to order conversion lead-times, EOTIF and invoice match accuracy. 

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.


Essential experience

•    Experienced Procurement Practitioner with knowledge of current operational procurement techniques 
•    Experience with ERP systems, e.g. IFS, SAP, ORACLE – including exposure to the latest e-procurement systems capability 
•    Experience working in cross functional teams 
•    Hold MCIPS or studying towards MCIPS (or equivalent professional qualification) 
•    You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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