Supply Officer

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  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15.74 - £20.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Morson International is looking for Supply Officer for our client based in Broughton , Chester

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:
    1. Appropriate logistic and ordering solutions,
    2. The optimization of ordering parameters
    3. Presenting supplier face in daily operations, assuring a single voice to suppliers.
    4. 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 standardization and non-quality eradication

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.
  • Provide information that contributes to Procurement strategy as requested, e.g. give feedback on supplier performance in daily operation
  • Participate to supplier performance reviews/provide performance feedback to suppliers

It's a part time role 24 hours ideally 3 days per week