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Opportunity

  • Location

    Luton, Luton, England

  • Job title:

    Senior Material Supplier (Repairs)

  • Sector:

  • Salary:

    In scope of IR35

  • Contact email:

    SueG@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01992 501111

  • Duration:

    Approx. 6 months+

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Duties:

  • Receipt and processing of vendor repair & warranty orders from OEM’s & MRO’s.

  • Assessing quote price based on work scope, pricing agreements, historical data, highlighting any anomalies immediately.

  • Challenge any quotes that seem discrepant based on process guidance, training given.

  • Approve quotes in line with TUI sign off approvals, seeking approval when pricing is above your sign off limit. Send responses to vendors, updating the AMOS system, adding comments, linking quotes & additional information.

  • Expediting of orders as & when necessary, upon escalation from the Operations Desk, Workshops, AOG Desk.

  • Open Order Book reconciliation, updating AMOS with vendor responses, order acknowledgements.

  • Co-coordinate and lead Supplier Quarterly Reviews, challenging supplier performance against agreed measures.

  • Monitor “AMOS” Repair Order Data (Age Profile, Value etc.), act to improve turn-around times, rectify issues.

  • Response & closure of Technical Assists that arise from repair & warranty management in a timely manner.

  • Liaise with U/S Rack, Dispatch, Goods-In to ensure free flow of components to & from vendor base.

  • Responsible for tracking of components to vendors & their return until they are goods received.

  • Measure cost savings generated over the course of any given 12-month period.

  • Re-validation on certification expiries of OEM’s, MRO’s, approved component suppliers.

  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors, through daily or weekly oral, written communications.

  • Supply forecast removal information on Life Expiry parts (Escape Slides, etc.) to vendors, assists spares provisioning.

  • Coding of invoices from suppliers to the correct budget codes, manage any discrepancies & pricing anomalies.

Candidate Requirements:

 Aviation background with supply chain experience, component repair experience.

  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of engineering systems.

  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft applications.

  • Ability to work on own initiative.

  • Quick to analyse and provide a solution.

  • Demonstrate self-confidence and the ability to present at all levels across a wide engineering organisation.

Would also consider someone with a strong admin background & excellent overall MS Office skills, specifically Excel. Ideal candidates will be required to hold a full airside security pass. HF, SFAR88 & EWIS training are also a requirement. To be considered for this role, please call MPI and ask for Sue Garraway or Dan Watts.