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  • Location

    Luton

  • Job title:

    Senior Material Supplier (SMS) - Preloads

  • Sector:

    Aviation

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    ShelleyA@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01992 501111

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Senior Material Supplier (SMS) - Preloads

Location: Luton Airport

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Until June 2022

Hours: 37.5 per week (Mon- Fri 08:00-16:00)

Pay rate: £19.09 Per hr Umbrella

 

Job Purpose

Provide full material support to production areas including Maintrol, Line Maintenance, Base Maintenance, Workshops and with External Suppliers to build parts preloads for aircraft inputs.

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.

 

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities 
In addition to the roles of a Material Supplier :-
Operational Support

  • Procurement of aircraft spare parts

  • Tracing and tracking of ongoing shipments worldwide

  • Expedite the delivery of parts into the shops or to other stations

  • Coordination of case to case logistic activities worldwide

  • Monitor task progress and take necessary action to deliver in agreed timescale / budget completing all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner

  • Maintaining a shift handover log for designated area at the end of each day

  • Liaising with other departments as necessary (e.g. outside agencies, airport authorities, maintrol etc)

  • Willing to travel to support outsourced maintenance

  • Act up to Duty Material Supplier as requested and within agreed level of authority

  • You will be required to work rosters which will include unsocial hours.

Forward Provisioning/Supplier Management

  • Performance Manage Strategic suppliers ensuring SLA are meet.

  • Forward provision materials to meet business needs.

  • Manage loans-in' are minimised and exposure to surplus and waste is minimised.

  • Liaising with the engineering community develop provisioning models.

  • Support and participate in the tendering / contract development.

  • Ensure maximum value for money in any buying decision.

  • Deliver appropriate and timely management reporting across all areas of responsibility.

  • Progress and expedite 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 (preferably AMOS)

  • Good knowledge and experience of aircraft parts buying.

  • Ability to work on own initiative

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

Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Competencies & Qualifications:

  • 'A' Levels NVQ level 3

  • Aviation background with supply chain experience

  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of engineering systems

  • Procurement & tendering experience

 

Personal Attributes

  • Customer Focused

  • Team player

  • Strong communicator

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • Commercial acumen

  • Problem Solving

  • Drives high performance

  • Delights customers

Behaviours

  • Displays enthusiasm and commitment

  • Achieves win-win outcomes

  • Demonstrates self-confidence

  • Maintains focus under pressure

  • Displays drive and determination

  • Is focused on results

  • Maintains high standards of ethics i.e. keeps promises, tells the truth, follows through on commitments.

  • Continually seeks to build on and improve customer relationships.

  • Proactively manages customer relationships to ensure results are in alignment with expectations.

  • Goes above and beyond role expectations by finding new ways to provide value.

  • Confident on what needs to be done to maximise performance

  • Speaks and presents effectively in individual or group situations

Any additional relevant information:

  • Ability to hold an airport identification permit