You will study towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain. Supply chain leadership professionals are involved in procuring, producing, moving and delivering a product or service from a supplier (anywhere) to a customer or end-user (anywhere). They have an important role in integrating the functions and processes of customers, distributors, manufacturers, partners, regulators, sub-suppliers and suppliers within and across companies, cities, towns and countries to form an effective and efficient end-to-end supply chain.
They are both globally (world-wide) and domestically (UK-wide) capable with an ability to lead effectively, facilitate trade productively and execute a supply chain successfully. To do this, supply chain leadership professionals are effective at working collaboratively with organisations and people and in the use of information and resources.
The role embraces all of the mission-critical business activities of finance, HR, IT, marketing and sales. It exists to drive company growth, increase market share and generate revenue and profit. Main duties include organisation of a company’s supply chain network of product and service delivery across the key operational functions of plan, source, make, deliver, return and enable. All tasks aim to add value to the customer and end-to-end supply chain.
You will need to be comfortable travelling to the University partner in Leeds, the details of this are to be confirmed, but will likely involve staying in Leeds for 3/4 days (Monday to Thursday), 6 times a year. All accommodation will be organise and paid for by Airbus HR.
Types of assignment undertaken. This will vary depending on geography, business size, industry, time-scales, product, system and legislative requirements. Typical assignments will be to:
While ‘in the office’, you will join the Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM) team which is part of our central operations function. As a SCQM, you will be the primary interface with the nominated supplier(s) and responsible for the relationship between the supplier and Airbus. You will be fully responsible for managing the purchase phase of the supply chain core process and delivery of hardware to projects on time, to cost and fulfilling all performance and quality requirements.
Via industrial placements you will also gain exposure to other areas of the business (equipment/spacecraft production, logistics, Product/Quality Assurance, systems engineering etc.) in order to attain a broad understanding of all stakeholder’s activities and to build a strong network.
In addition to the support provided by your line manager and University teams, you will also be assigned a ‘buddy’ who will support you through day-to-day work activities.
In order to be eligible for this exciting apprenticeship opportunity, you must have a minimum of:
In addition, you will be able to demonstrate the following:
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.
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Beyond the qualifications and training you will complete as an Airbus Apprentice, you will also receive:
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