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Careers

At CBNG we provide the opportunities for people to develop their careers through joining an ambitious and high achieving team.

Overview

Our friendly and flexible working environment promotes fresh innovative thinking where everybody is given the opportunity to play a key role in the growth and success of the company.

We were born (and have achieved great success) through innovative thinking, so why change.

We have a core set of values which help us achieve success.

  • Improve collaboration across the business – ‘break the silos’
  • Take more personal accountability – be a ‘can do’ team
  • Think, perform and act like a ‘start’ up’ – speed and agility will be key
  • Behave like CBNG is your own business – how would you spend resources?
  • Celebrate our heritage but make change the norm from here

We are always on the look out for talented, innovative individuals to join our team. Find out what spots we have open below. To apply, email hr@cbng.co.uk

 

Global Strategic Supply Chain Specialist

Location: UK

Department: Operations

Reporting to: COO

Overall Purpose of Job:

Growth opportunity with a Telecoms engineering & manufacturing company based in Cambridgeshire where we are looking for a Global Supply Chain Specialist to own the supply chain and procurement process.

The company has recently landed a contract with a Tier1 customer and needs to up it’s game to deliver to their expectations.  Key to success is managing the complicated and diverse supply chain.    

This role would be ideal for someone looking to take the next step in their career progression.  You will need to show that you can successfully implement a highly capable supply chain system, that supports a rolling forecast, maximises stock turns and minimises inventory liability. 

You will need to thrive in a fast paced environment and be committed to contributing to driving the development of a world class operations function that enables the business to achieve it’s growth potential.

You will be responsible for both short term tactical actions, such as expediting deliveries, but also to cultivating long lasting relationships with suppliers that can be leveraged to align the supply of key components to the businesses growth objectives. 

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the procurement and supply chain 
  • Sourcing product and negotiation with suppliers
  • Managing the forecasting process and any liabilities it causes
  • Report progress and issues impacting order fulfilment to senior management and stakeholders
  • Maintain inventory and stock turn reports and KPIs
  • Identify areas of improvement within processes and implement accordingly

Competencies:

  • Experience scaling a manufacturing and order fulfilment function for a Tier1 global customer 
  • Substantial supply chain experience within an engineering / technical manufacturing environment
  • Financial management and working to KPI’s
  • Excellent planning, communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • First class IT skills

Salary and Benefits: TBA

Other Features of Job: Flexible working from home, occasional visits to a near Cambridge office (as needed). Travel as required. 

 

Network Consultant

Location: Cambridge, UK

Department: Technical Support

Reporting to: COO

Overall Purpose of Job:
To analyse our customer’s network performance, collaborating with internal departments to optimise our customer’s network capacity and provide network installation and onsite support.  Be the architect of solutions to enable best possible network performance.

Expertise and experience:

  • IT and networking.  Expert in IP networks, TCP/IP and all things Ethernet, with practical experience commissioning and designing real world networks.
  • Extensive experience in Wireless telecoms networks, ideally mobile networks and internet access networks.  Microwave networks or Wi-Fi networks would be an added asset.
  • Understanding of radio parameters and planning such as; path loss, link budget etc.
  • Experience using network management software and tools (i.e. Wireshark, EXFO, netperf etc.)
  • Experience in network testing and performance engineering
  • Practical skills in field deployment of networks
  • Linux system administration would be essential
  • Communicating the above technical paradigm to all knowledge levels of likely audience
  • Likely to have a Computer Science or similar (any STEM) degree
  • Experience working with customer’s networks 

Attributes:

A curious engineer that wants to learn how and why things work and is not satisfied with just using network solutions but understanding them as well.  Actively seeks out the development engineers in order to better understand, and even guide, the outcome.

Determined to solve practical problems, in a role that allows the right candidate to exhibit their skills across multiple domains.

Honest, tenacious and willing to turn their hand to any area that needs attention.

Given understanding of how networks could and do break, present testing options and design options to internal team to enable high performance solutions to be developed.

Knowing when to “turn it off and back on again” versus when to capture every detail of this issue.

Convincing the customer and other stakeholders of your ability and confidence on a given topic.  “Trust me, I’m an expert”.

Strong communication and relationship management skills are essential.

Major Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Doing what’s needed when its needed at the highest technical level – likely activities include:
  • Collaborating with internal departments to build and maintain network infrastructures that meet business needs.
  • Increasing network capacity to keep up with demand in the flow of online traffic.
  • Testing network protocols and ensuring secure and reliable connectivity.
  • Installing new software and upgrading existing software.
  • Training staff, preparing user manuals for network deployment, and providing end-user support.
  • Testing the flow of data and the strength of communication between routers, modems, computers, and servers.
  • Optimising network security, as well as documenting network installation and maintenance processes.
  • Staying informed of developments in network infrastructure and technologies.

Salary and Benefits: £TBA. Pension, life insurance, 30 days annual leave, income protection scheme.

Other Features of Job (e.g. travelling, shift hours etc): Flexible hybrid working – role could be part-time. International travel as required. 

 

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