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Supply Officer 3170

Supply Officer 3170

Posted 14 June by Acorn Recruitment And Training
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Supply Officer - Filton
12 months contract - Full Time - Competitive
Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced aircraft systems including fuel systems, landing gear and wings.
We are seeking a supply officer to operate at the company's Filton facility on a 12 month contract

The Supply Officer, as the process operator of "Supply External Products and Services" process, Will be accountable to:
*Monitor the delivery of the right product/service, at the right time, in the right quantity, to Client in accordance with customer needs. Delivered through:
Appropriate logistic and ordering solutions,
The optimization of ordering parameters
Presenting supplier face in daily operations, assuring a single voice to suppliers.
Continuous improvement activities through lean principles and driven by risk management and anticipation of issues
*Applies (or respects) the Logistic Conditions signed with the supplier
*Monitors and improves 1st tier Supplier relationship
*Manages his/her supplier portfolio
*Contributes to the modification implementation process, including agreement to appropriate target Aircraft.
*Secure deliveries for New Product Introduction.
*Support quality in the resolution of administrative quality issues
*Strive for flow standardisation and non-quality eradication.

Main Activities

New Product Introduction
*Participate to the New Product Introduction due to a product modification or a new program introduction or Transfer of Work (ToW).

Forecast/Call up / Order and VMI (Vender Management Inventory) Management
*Entry and maintenance of Logistic Conditions ordering data in the Clients Information System.
*Drive the ordering master data and parameters excellence under his/her responsibility and ensure their availability for those who are not under his/her responsibility (Accounting/Purchasing/Engineering) in Information System tools and based on the negotiated contract
*Define and maintain supply related contractual data, contained in Logistics Conditions (e.g. max-min levels for VMI parts, delivery lead time) in the frame of standard policies and contractual requirements.
*Analyse MRP and Supply External Product exception messages
*Manage forecasts sent to the suppliers (Long, Medium and Short term forecast in the Hub, VMI forecasts)
*Manage purchase orders, including collaboration process in purchase orders on the requirement dates and quantities.
*Manage D1 collaboration process and performance level (for VMI), initiate proactive actions.
*Manage extended enterprise where supply product activities are subcontracted (performance and delivery follow up)
*Manage reordering tasks after rejection, scraps/damages and collaborate in the secondary flow
*Follow-up and troubleshooting for deliveries, Goods receipt, Technical/Administrative quality notice and payments.
*Manage stock at vendor for free issue product.

Customer protection
*Participate in reviews following overall process and in accordance with Client specificities.
*Ensure the product qualification pre-requisites are in line before to launch the ordering
*As part of the Non-Conforming item management process, ensure the involvement of the supplier to solve the issue.
*Initiate the escalation process in the case of unresolved issues or recurring and persistent risks to his team leader following overall process standards.
*Manage and process the missing parts and late deliveries: early warning to the customer and hierarchy, risk management, follow up deliveries and instigate mitigation actions
*Plan and monitor supplier actions directly on the aircraft (i.e. Out-located works) if applicable
*Follow up outstanding work (procured products).
*Incoming goods follow-up for shortages.

Stock optimisation
*Monitor inventory levels and stock turns based on defined targets and ABC/XYZ Analysis
*Define the logistic solution and ordering solutions
*Optimise ordering parameters (safety stock/safety time, batch size, reorder point) in line with influencing factors (delivery performance D1, quality performance R1, economic order quantity, demand fluctuation)
*Monitor Non-movers/Slow movers/ Dead stock
*Key player on Scrap/Sell/transfer stock

Continuous Improvement
*Work with Procurement, Planning, Distribute, Supplier and Client for Optimisation rules
*Perform supply chain monitoring through process performance measures and KPIs (Ordering measures, Missing parts, D1, Stock KPI's, VMI Level of Service)
*Perform root cause analysis (such as PPS/Q6) and monitor supplier problem solving activities.
*Advise on Procurement strategy as requested, e.g. feedback on daily supplier performance daily
*Participate to supplier performance reviews/provide performance feedback to suppliers


*Procurement plan (forecast)
*On time Purchase Order placement.
*Achieve collaboration with suppliers according to targets.
*Delivery of the right part, at the right time, at the right quantity, at the right place (customer satisfaction).
*Guarantee that on time delivery targets are achieved based on agreed dates with suppliers
*Guarantee that deliveries are achieved based on the required quality level with suppliers
*The jobholder contributes to an improvement of :
oDelivery rate performances (D1, LoS) above given targets
oMissing parts KPI´s
oQuality performance (for quality issues leading to late deliveries)
oStructural improvements plan
*Respect inventory levels and stock coverage objectives
*Problem solving associated documentation

*Experience of using SAP or a similar system
*Proven Experience in a similar role
*Purchase order management from order to delivery
*Supplier Management
*Goods received Experience
*Supply chain Experience

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Required skills

  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Inventory Management
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain

Reference: 35390475

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