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Operations Support Administrator - Fixed Term Contract

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/11/2018 8:49:58 AM
  • 3045790
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cardiff, Penarth, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Role Summary:
The post will be part of the Sourcing and Materials Team for a 12-month fixed term period to cover Maternity leave. The key responsibilities will be to support the Vendor managers with activities including inventory control, procurement and the on-time delivery of a wide range of technical materials.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Liaising with internal management to raise critical items

  • Previous experience in a procurement, supply chain or sourcing role
  • Experienced administrator who is a confident at communicating in writing or verbally
  • Proven experience of working in a team environment where positive interaction with colleagues leads to successful job outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and able to support a varied and sometimes conflicting workload
  • Demonstrable administrative, organisational skills
  • Skilled MS Office user

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

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

Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous experience of using a procurement system would be beneficial

Locations: United Kingdom; Cardiff, Penarth, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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