Materials Operations Support – 12- month fixed term
Posted 11/7/2017 8:50:35 AM
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cardiff
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Role Summary: The post will be part of the Sourcing and Materials Team for a 12-month fixed term period to cover Maternity. The key responsibilities will be to support the Vendor managers in their functions of material/vendor management activities including inventory control, procurement and the on-time delivery of a wide range of technical materials from both Vendor and OEM’s.
To procure material on time to ensure production flow is maintained at all times
To undertake vendor management activities and procedures to ensure that the department has the necessary inventory to meet the production schedule under the direction of the team leader
To monitor suppliers’ delivery and quality performance to achieve predetermined targets, and where necessary drive creative performance improvement initiatives
To liaise with internal contacts within the department to ensure effective processes are used, using knowledge gained to ensure a first-class service is provided by suppliers / vendors and OEMs
To monitor vendor performance, turnaround times and paper work issues.
To undertake expediting new, used, and repaired parts to ensure production priorities are met.
Raising Purchase orders of multiple engine parts to meet production priorities.
Bill of materials management.
Liaising with internal management to raise critical items
Previous experience in a materials or customer facing role
Must have attention to detail, with the ability to support multiple orders and expediting of materials
Must have strong administrative, organisational skills with the ability to track and monitor multiple parts through the system
Must have the ability to prioritize conflicting workloads
Ability to work with a wider team/network to obtain accurate back to birth records
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Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
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