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Materials Planning & Execution Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2018 5:50:38 AM
  • 3055585
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Brindisi


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Role Summary:
Materials Planning & Execution Specialist ensure that strategic material planning processes are in place to enable operational and production continuity. Takes a co-ordinating lead, working closely with internal and external parties to ensure supply of materials is in place to satisfy production requirements. Able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. He/She will be responsible to achieve the inventory target of the assigned programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that material scheduling strategy and processes are in place and work effectively in order to ensure material supply meets production requirements with minimum stock levels, whilst optimising costs
  • Take ownership of material planning issues that arise, including over or under delivery and take any follow up actions especially in the event of material shortages that affect production
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions keeping alive the SAP MRP company tool
  • Manage inventory risk and ensure that contingency plans are in place
  • Take lead on internal and external relationships to ensure consistent, timely and effective communication regarding material availability
  • Proposes and implements improvements to procurement policies, procedure and processes by engaging with functional support organizations such as Supplier Quality, Finance, IT.
  • Handles special projects as assigned.
  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with GE AvioAero health, safety and environmental policies, legal compliance requirements and GE AvioAero core values.

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Master Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management or equivalent field of study.
    • Knowledge of MRO Business and planning/procurement process
    • Good ability to communicate with internal customers and suppliers
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office systems
    • Fluent in English & Italian both written and spoken
    • EU Work Permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • SAP knowledge is a plus.
      • Energetic self-starter that must be able to adapt to changing priorities.
      • Previous experience in Aviation MRO activity is considered a plus
      • Manufacturing process knowledge helpful
      • Green belt Certification, experience with lean principals and continuous improvement initiatives

        Locations: Italy; Brindisi

        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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