Supply Chain Team Leader

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.5 billion in 2018/19, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 1,000 talented people. Operating across aviation, marine, oil and gas, mining and construction, cyber security, defence, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

 We currently have an engaging and newly created opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Supply Chain Team Leader to join our high performing Land team based in our state of the art Australasian Headquarters in the Adelaide CBD. This role will lead a small team and provide holistic support across the Australian Land sector contracts

In order to succeed in this role, you will be able to:

  • Support the National Supply Chain Manager for Land

  • Negotiate terms and conditions for sub-contracts

  • To become a key user in the supply chain domains of the Babcock ERP and client system

  • Build our part nomenclature process across land contracts

  • Full inventory ownership for all applicable contracts

  • Support on all new projects and provide leadership where applicable

  • Business management system process audit and review

  • Analytics, supplier due diligence and reporting for Land sector

  • Implement, develop and improve the tool kit for the supply chain environment

  • Ensure sufficient resources are applied to supply chain activities

  • Ensure on time reporting is adhered to for all required clients within the land business

  • Manage and improve the stock take process and procedures for applicable land contracts

  • Improve efficiency through the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives as per internal processes

About You

Babcock are seeking an experienced and energetic supply chain professional that has a proven record of accomplishment and development within a complex technical environment and will have supporting tertiary level qualifications within an associated discipline. Additionally, you will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and enjoys working within a team environment. You will possess demonstrable leadership experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your workload and timeframes with a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will have high level understanding of all supply chain disciplines and have a strong understanding of data analytics and assessment.

About Us

In return Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety, environment, and diversity, so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance.


Job no: JLAQ91728

Location: Adelaide - SA

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019