Senior Material Supplier

Posted 16 May by TUI in the UK

Provide full material support to production areas including Maintrol, Line Maintenance, Base Maintenance, Workshops and with External Suppliers.

What you will be doing

As a Senior Material Supplier you will be responsible for the operational support and procurement of aircraft spare parts. This will include tracing and tracking of on-going shipments worldwide and expediting the delivery of parts into the shops or to other stations. Other duties will include the coordination of case-to-case logistical activities worldwide, monitoring task progress and taking the necessary action to deliver in agreed timescales/budgets, completing all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. You may be required to maintain a shift handover log for your designated area at the end of each day, and also liaise with other departments as necessary (e.g. outside agencies, airport authorities, Maintrol etc.). You will be willing to travel to support the operational support of the engineering organisation and may act up to Duty Material Supplier as requested within agreed levels of authority. The role holder may be required to work rosters which may include unsocial hours.

Wide ranging functions include facilitation of the performance management of strategic suppliers ensuring service level agreements (SLA’s) are met, forward provisioning of materials to meet business needs, ensure ‘loans-in’ are effectively managed and also the exposure to surplus/waste is minimised. Functions include liaising with the engineering community to develop provisioning models, supporting and participating in tendering/contract development, ensuring maximum value for money in any buying decisions is achieved, delivering appropriate/timely management reporting across all areas of responsibility and progressing/expediting outstanding orders for the timely delivery of material.

What we are looking for
  • Aviation background with supply chain experience, including procurement & tendering experience
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of engineering systems
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Demonstrate self-confidence and the ability to present at all levels across a wide engineering organization

Working within TUI group

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism group. Covering the entire touristic value chain under one roof we employ 76,000 people in over 100 countries and offer 20 million customers comprehensive services in around 180 destinations worldwide.

The TUI airlines consist of 100 aircraft based in the UK, Belgium, The Netherlands and Sweden, with a fleet comprising of Boeing 787’s, Boeing 767’s, Boeing 757’s, Boeing 737’s and Embraer. The main base facilities are in Luton and Brussels with over 20 Line stations in operation around the globe.

Help make our customers smile and in return you will receive a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, great rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.

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