Manufacturing Logistics Team Leader


Job summary

Up to £47,000 depending on experience
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Up to £47,000 depending on experience

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Dynamic (hybrid) working: We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will be based on site full time

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an experienced Logistics / Stores Team Leader in Bolton to manage and lead the Stores Teams as part of Logistics Services UK organisation.

A main part of your role will be to lead the key teams in Stores to ensure MBDA control, manufacture and deliver our product. Your key responsibilities will include controlling and managing the relative KPIs to ensure manufacturing needs are met through prioritisation of requests and ensuring all processes and policies are fit for purpose with the promotion of functional excellence.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Experience in a Supervisory role, ideally within a Stores Environment, including the co-ordination of resources to meet a demand
  • While not essential, it would be beneficial to have an in depth knowledge of Stores processes
  • Proven people management experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and growing individuals and teams
  • Ability to foster and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide range of Internal & External Stakeholders
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements in the area
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of business processes

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to join an inclusive & supportive team.
  • This is a critical role to ensure MBDA's Logistics Services department is able to meet the demand placed upon it from the timely booking in of parts, to the successful Export Customer delivery
  • Become part of a respected team of dedicated people that are internally and externally recognised for capability, determination and flexibility.
  • Ideal for someone who enjoys a challenge and who wants to make an impact on delivery
  • Help shape the future of the team; bring ideas, fresh insights and potentially new ways of working.

Join a great team!

The Logistics Services team has grown considerably in the past 4 years and with it has brought together a group of individuals with wide ranging skills. We have built a positive reputation for delivery and as a key support function to the wider MBDA.

We truly believe in a sense of team, and to meet the department's objectives teamwork plays a major part. The team are strong advocates of training & development being available to all.

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.


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