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Project Specialist – Spare Parts

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 12/19/2017 8:50:33 AM
  • 3038837
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino

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Role Summary:
The Project Specialist for Spare Parts will act to achieve Spare Parts and Aftermarket Programs On-Time Delivery, Operating Plan targets and spares & support contracts execution. The successful candidate will act as a cross-functional coordinator working with all functions in the shops and with customers in order to coordinate all the activities related to spares management for various programs and, at the same time, be operative and work on day-by-day support tasks.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Management of in-house and outsource Part Sales, including "drop shipment", serviceable used parts sales, repairs parts sales, with the support of the team in Avio Aero overhaul shops;
  • Fulfillment and processing of customer requests in order to reach complete customer satisfaction;
  • Fulfillment of “Parts/Repair On-Time Delivery” and Avio Aero part sales Operating Plan;
  • Definition and application of countermeasures to sale parts with expired forecast delivery date and to satisfy customers;
  • Strong collaboration with Commercial Dept in order to define/monitor/reach part sales/profit targets;
  • Contributing to create a strong relationship with all internal Functions and Customers in order to facilitate the exploitation of new business opportunities and, ultimately, to increase sales/profits;
  • Strong co-operation with Production Dept in order to produce parts on-time (i.e. progress meetings);
  • Day by day cooperation with Logistics and Procurement in order to assure availability of parts;
  • Development of new tools/processes in order to monitor sales/profits for assigned parts (i.e. Spare / Used Parts / Repairs Support Analysis);
  • Focal point about Obsolescence;
  • Coordination/organization of meeting and Customer Visits when they take place in Avio Aero;
  • Manage CADPS tools (Re-Provisioning, SSA);
  • Use of SAP for managing Spare Parts and Aftermarket Programs and/or inventories.

  • Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Engineering preferred);
  • Overall knowledge of Avio Aero engines and parts;
  • Knowledge and expertise in Planning / Scheduling / Monitoring / Cost Controls;
  • Previous experience in dealing with all levels of customers' organization;
  • Sound knowledge and experience of program management practices and processes;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP, SPP and other CRO tools;
  • Fluent written and spoken Italian and English;
  • Availability for frequent business trips in Europe;
  • EU work permit.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Self-motivated, excellent work prioritization, highly reliable, team player;
  • Problem solver;
  • Knowledge of repair processes and repair shops will be considered as a plus;
  • Negotiation and communication skills;
  • Service-minded and able to work independently;
  • Organization, analytical and problem solving abilities;
  • Customer Focus attitude.

Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino

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