Senior Material Supplier (SMS)

Recruiter
MPI Limited
Location
Luton
Salary
£13.40 - £16.68/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Senior Material Supplier (SMS) based at London, Luton Airport
Start date - ASAP until May/June 2018
Hours: 37.5 per week (Mon- Fri 08:00-16:00)
Pay rate: £16.68 p/h LTD

Job Purpose

Provide full material support to production areas including Maintrol, Line Maintenance, Base Maintenance, Workshops and with External Suppliers,
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
Good excel and numbers skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Demonstrate self-confidence and the ability to present at all levels across a wide engineering organization
Logistics background with possible previous Customs experience

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
Finance or Customs experience is desirable
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