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Supply Chain Specialist (Demand Forecasting)

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1900016669 Date posted 01/28/2019
Location Gosport Hampshire United Kingdom
Job Description

For over a 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars, Boeing has become the world's largest aerospace company. And we're just getting started; especially in the UK.


The partnership between Boeing and the UK dates back to the 1930’s and continues to get stronger and deeper, with UK jobs, skills and opportunities being constantly generated to support major UK programmes such as Apache, Chinook, C-17, P-8, ScanEagle, Support Chain Information Services, Government Services and Staffordshire Police, to mention a few.

An opportunity has arisen within the Boeing Defence UK Aircraft Support working in the Supply Chain (SC) as an Inventory Modelling Specialist. Within this role, your responsibilities will include; optimisation of inventory costs by forecasting needs, analysing spares movement patterns and consumption, performance reporting, and resolving inventory discrepancies. You will collaborate with demand planning, sales operations and logistics in the design and execution of product allocations and inventory levels.


Using industry leading demand forecasting software, this role is tasked with improving and refining forecast accuracy and demonstrably reducing inventory costs.

This role is ideally suited to a post-graduate candidate with experience of conducting product simulation or development of statistical forecast models as part of degree studies. The candidate needs to be a bright, enthusiastic, self-motivated with strong analytical skills that is ready to start a career within Boeing.



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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.



1. Masters or Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Advanced user of MS Excel.

3. SQL, VBA or ‘R’ coding, and/or experience of analytics software (examples such as, Tableau or SAS) is preferable.

Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Security clearance is required for this role, you must already have clearance or have the ability to gain it.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/ veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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