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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Supply Chain Manager (Entry Level)


Job Description:

Please note: this role closes for applications at 23:55 on 22nd March 2021

Job description

Based in Yeovil as a Supply Chain Manager, Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals at entry level to develop skills in roles primarily engaged in transactional activities working under supervision.

As a Supply Chain Manager, you will be contributing to the delivery and supporting the supply chain within the Helicopters Operating Centre (OC). It is a varied role that requires robust and on time delivery of inventory including effectively utilising various Logistics Information Systems.

In these roles, you will ensure that a high-quality service is delivered. This will be demonstrated through your ability to collaborate with others, provide resolution to problems and to deliver a range of complex and time-sensitive, outputs that support your customers in the Front-Line Commands and/or DE&S Delivery Teams. A good eye for detail and skills in the management of data will play a vital part of this posts.


You will be responsible for providing support to our customers.

Key activities will include:

  • Creating item data records and maintaining them through life
  • Monitoring inventory levels to ensure they remain within agreed levels
  • Monitoring delivery schedule adherence and hasten where necessary Identifying and suggest areas for improvement
  • Assisting with preparing financial data for inventory
  • Assisting with disposal of inventory by preparing documentation
  • Using various MOD Logistics IS and Microsoft application systems

Please be aware DE&S HQ is based in Bristol and as such, occasional travel to Bristol will likely be necessary for business purposes.

What you will be assessed against -

To progress to the first stage - the CV Sift - your CV must demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Able to learn quickly with the ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent (i.e. ONC or BTEC Level 3) or have Supply Chain work experience
  • Intermediate IT skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Good customer focus and stakeholder engagement experience
  • Demonstrable communication skills, both verbal and written

It would benefit your application if you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:

  • A background of working within Supply Chain Management
  • Use of MOD ILOG systems, or equivalent

To determine if you progress from the CV sift to the Interview Stage, your CV will be scored against the following -

  • Key achievements
  • Relevant experience
  • Applied knowledge and skills

Please ensure your CV includes written, detailed examples of each.

What's in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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