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Bill of Materials (BOM) - Senior Engineer - BAE Systems


Job Description:

Bill Of Materials - BAE Systems - 6 Month Contract - Scotstoun, Glasgow - £32.00ph PAYE or £41.12ph UMB or £36.83ph Limited Company (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

Clearance Requirements & Eligibility

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC and you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Purpose of role:

Develop and Maintain Supply Chain & Planning Bills of Material (BoM) to feed tender activities and material demand

Key Technical Skills

The successful candidate shall demonstrate the ability to:
- Maintain and interrogate large product datasets
- Engage with stakeholders to ensure databases are correct and fit for purpose
- Identify and raise data quality issues
- Engage with IM&T function to ensure database functionality is correct and enhancements are implemented effectively
- Identify and specify IT toolset development where required
- Demonstrate understanding of material demand process
- Demonstrates proficiency in the use of PTC Windchill, Aveva ERM or equivalents and MS Office packages

Company/Industry Knowledge:

- In depth knowledge of the Enterprise Product Data Management (PDM) / Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) systems and applications used to design, build and support a complex warship

- Excellent understanding of the typical product data set and its product data lifecycle


 National level qualification in relevant subject, e.g. supply chain, materials management or engineering/technical, or relevant industry experience in lieu

 Gained or working towards Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Accreditation

Key Behaviour Skills

- Drive & Commitment
- Ability to work on own initiative
- On Time Delivery
- Direction & Purpose
- Flexibility
- Customer Focus
- Probing for Information
- Innovation & Problem Solving
- Self Confidence
- Team Working

Key Accountabilities:

- Liaise with Engineering to record and understand material requirements for Supply Chain contracts
- Create and maintain Supply Chain Bill of Quantity (BoQ) Estimate and Advanced Bill of Material (ABoM) Documents
- Working with Supply Chain and Engineering to create and maintain deliverable installable BoM in line contract Delivery


- Ensure all BoM and BoQ databases are maintained with latest Supply Chain, Planning and Engineering data
- Ensure quality of data in BoM and BoQ databases
- Point of contact for all stakeholder regarding material demand and supply chain data held in the BoM / BoQ
- Liaise closely with the HCF domains to resolve and mitigate material issues
- Embody product change and D&Ds into PDM system
- Monitor change against Reference Ship Design BoMs as required
- Coaching, mentoring and knowledge transfer of BoM Integration processes to AU colleagues
- Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as and when required

SHE Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

- Provide visible active commitment to SHE - leading by example, acting on SHE concerns
- Integrate SHE into key business decisions
- Regularly make time for SHE
- Actively communicate on SHE matters - up and down the chain, engaging employees in SHE dialogue
- Regularly review SHE performance as part of the management agenda and take action to ensure that all employees keep safe and work safe

Key Outputs/Deliverables:

- Management of the Advanced Bill of Material and Bill of Quantity Estimates
- Management of the Deliverable / Installable Bill of Material Breakdown Structures to enable Planning activities
- Feed material demand into Supply Chain ERM system
- Point of contact for BoM / BoQ / Material Demand queries
- Collate and Prepare Material demand/management metrics
- Quarterly reporting into BoQ Forum
- Escalate demand issues through management team
- Identify process improvements and ensure process documentation is up to date

Describe with whom the role regularly interfaces:

- Engineering Integration Team
- Stage 1, 2 and 3 Engineering Leads across all Domains
- Supply Chain Contract Managers
- GFM Contract Managers / Delivery Leads
- Planning Team
- IM&T (CAD / PDM / ERM)
- Operations Teams

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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