Graduate Opportunity

Sourcing Data Analyst

Data Science/Analytics.

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Have you seen Top Gun or James Bond? Remember the scenes where they use an ejection seat? Ever wondered who designs and makes these seats? Well, that would be Martin-Baker Aircraft Company! Supplying escape systems that we design, develop, qualify, test, produce, deliver and support in service from our UK facilities based near London and Oxford. A family owned, British Company supporting most of the air forces around the world, saving lives is our primary goal, every day.

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At Martin-Baker Aircraft we are privileged to be part of an organisation whose sole purpose is dedicated to saving lives and producing world leading, ground-breaking safety escape systems for aircrew. It makes us immensely proud, to see the number of lives saved each year and know we have had a direct impact on ensuring that people working in some of the most challenging and dangerous conditions can rely on us in their moment of need.

Here at Martin-Baker we have an exciting opportunity to be part of, and help grow, a newly established team within the Sourcing department based at Denham, focused on data analysis and continuous improvement.

This role would afford the successful applicant opportunities to:

  • Work with various sourcing personnel to develop long term, effective purchasing strategies
  • Be part of the team guiding continuous improvement decision making based on real world data and trends
  • Liaise with internal production planning teams to coordinate collaborative data sets to guide the supply chain in production support
  • Formulate and report to senior management on performance trends related to key performance indicators
  • Help develop application tools to generate and analyse data efficiently and accurately

At Martin-Baker we are keen to support our employees with personal and professional development, with a desire to encourage internal progression and interdepartmental opportunities. In addition, Martin-Baker utilises a hybrid working culture and a 4.5 day working week so you can make the most of your work/life balance and get a long weekend every week.

The role will also grant opportunities support the Martin-Baker product lines, with parts ranging from commercial components to complex, bespoke machinery. These parts incorporate technologies which include:

  • Electronics
  • Mechanics & machined components
  • Fabrics
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Composites and raw materials
  • C-class components

The successful candidate will have;

  • Graduate level of education preferably relating to data processing and/or experience in generating and analysing data sets within a manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrable experience in identifying and presenting meaningful trends within data
  • The ability to evaluate and interpret numerical and other data and make proposals and recommendations in a clear and concise manner
  • The ability to communicate in a constructive manner with personnel at various levels within the organisation and with customer and supplier representatives
  • The ability work under pressure to balance job priorities to agreed deadlines
  • Experience using data analysis software (preferably Excel and/or Power-Bi) and be able to demonstrate they are computer literate
  • A high attention to detail
  • The drive to complete tasks with no loose ends
  • The drive to learn and expand their knowledge and skillset

Additional but desirable experience:

  • SAP experience
  • Experience using Excel for data analysis
  • Experience building a dashboard to demonstrate data in Power-Bi

Benefits of working with us include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • The equivalent of 25 days' annual leave and 8 statutory holidays
  • Lunchtime finish on a Friday
  • Childcare vouchers (via salary sacrifice)
  • Our own on-site occupational health team
  • Annual appraisal and development process for all employees
  • Great working environment.

All published adverts will be aligned with the Company’s Diversity and Inclusion commitment. All candidates will be treated equally and fairly, regardless of their background, or any characteristic protected by law. Candidates will be selected entirely on their skills and competencies and in alignment with each role’s specifications and/or requirements.

For all successful candidates, Martin-Baker will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.

Please note that we do not offer sponsorship of visas, so candidates MUST already hold the indefinite right to work in the UK.

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Job ID Number: SOUDA1222
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 3rd, 2023
  • Immediate Start
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Denham (Middlesex)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Statistics

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