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Supply Chain Specialist - Commercial Aircraft

Company Boeing Commercial Aviation Services Europe Limited Job ID 1700024641 Date posted 11/28/2017
Location Frimley Surrey United Kingdom
Job Description

We are looking to hire an experienced Supply Chain person from the Commercial Aviation Sector. This role is required to support the 24/7 Materials Management function within the Boeing Goldcare programme, supporting our commercial aircraft fleet for various airline customers.The primary responsibility is to ensure materials are available within the network to support Aircraft Maintenance and moved around the network as required, cost effectively, to ensure the aircraft are able to depart on time and to flight schedule, this would encompass various aspects of the following processes. 


** NB - this role will require you to work a rotating shift of the following:

4 days on (07:00 - 19:00)

4 days off

4 nights on (19:00 - 07:00)

4 days off

Key Requirements of this role:

  • Track shipments to ensure deliveries are scheduled with aircraft down time.
  • Work with Maintenance Planning to ensure material is never a cause for missed or re scheduled Maintenance by actioning agreed material movements as agreed with the Maintenance and Materials Planners.
  • Working with Mx Planning, Materials Planning and internal Logistics staff to ensure the most cost effective solution is used in terms of material movements and Mx planning locations
  • Monitoring and managing part supply within the network to enable aircraft defects to be rectified in a cost effective way.
  • Ensure that all Global Trade Control, IOR/EOR requirements are followed when requesting or conducting material movements.
  • Emergent Requirements Support
  • Working with Maintenance Control Engineers to ensure that required materials are sourced, shipped and received at the requested location to support ad hoc defect rectification 
  • Working with internal and external departments to ensure system data is available and accurate to enable emergent demands to be processed.
  • Work with Seattle FMS and AOG team, Asia Regional Center, Logistics and Supplier Management teams to identify solutions to complex supply issues to ensure aircraft downtime during AOG events is minimized.
  • Work with the 3PL’s and internal Logistics teams to ensure materials, once identified and sourced, are moved by the fastest and most cost effective means possible to the required destination.
  • Conduct other Materials related activities as requested by your Team Lead or Manager.
  • Ensure that systems data is 100% accurate and updated completely during Shift.
  • Ensure clear concise handovers are carried out with oncoming shift. 
    Collaboration with all relevant operational requirements such as shortages, demand planning and process development and improvement 
  • Developing processes and training documentation as required to support continued development of the FMS department.
  • Occasional international travel within Europe and possibly further afield

Supply Chain

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

  • Experience in Airline / Aviation MRO materials management and supply chain logistics disciplines MCIPS or CILT preferred.
  • Must hold a valid passport and driving license.
  • Travel; Minimal however may be required to support on site activities for AC Maintenance
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and able to project a positive customer interface at all times
  • Ability to adapt and make quick decisions in high pressure, dynamic situations
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimum direct supervision
  • Good organisational & presentation skills
  • Analytically minded and comfortable in dealing with data
  • Fluency in written and verbal English

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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