Job Ref No SC01
Contract Type Permanent
City Bristol
Country United Kingdom
Closing Date 27 September 2019

About the role:

TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence. We are recruiting for a Medical Technician for the medical supplies division of the Commodity Management Pillar.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced ODP (Band 5 calibre) to utilise product knowledge in medical consumables to support Team Leidos and UK Defence Clinicians. The Medical Technician will be working for TVS at the Team Leidos offices at Emersons Green in Bristol as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD is supported.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The primary role of the Technical Pillar is to assist in the specification development, in-service technical management, rationalisation and commercialisation of a range of medical products required to maintain and support a vast range of military platforms operating in the Land, Air and Maritime environments.

Reporting to the Medical Commodity Lead, you will:

Act as the technical expert for the range of medical consumables products, including providing day-to-day technical product support and expert advice, through your medical product knowledge.

Advise on product modifications, safety cases and safety issues within Team Leidos.

Help to build relationships with customers (senior military and MOD Civil Servants) and suppliers to agree product requirements and specifications.

Work with the Military Tri-Services and industry experts to seek out potential for improvements and to rationalisation of product ranges, by attending contract meetings, industry expos and trade fairs to keep abreast of industry trends and innovations.

Update of catalogue information as detailed by military customers and working closely with other Team Leidos personnel and nominated stakeholders to ensure only approved products are registered on the catalogue system.

Be professionally confident to provide technical support to contract tender, evaluation and through life management, including obsolescence management.

Essential Experience:

  • RGN or ODP qualification.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Full UK driving licence. (Some travel can be anticipated).

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience in critical care or theatre.
  • Previous experience of working in or with the UK MoD and understanding of the UK MoD processes and equipment.
  • Knowledge of NATO codification requirement and process.
  • A working knowledge of a supply chain end to end process.
  • An interest in Medical Consumables and willingness to develop your technical knowledge.


The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

How to apply:

Click the apply button or for an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter, Recruitment Manager on 01257-225-383 or at 

Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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