Supply Officer

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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.92 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Ward

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    7 Months

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Supply Officer

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

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).

      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
  • Manage ordering transition from Warlinx system to SAP
  • Exceptional Excel skills are needed.


  • Procurement plan (forecast)
  • On time Purchase Order placement.
  • Achieve collaboration with suppliers according to targets.
  • Delivery of the right part, at the right time, at the right quantity, at the right place (customer satisfaction).
  • Guarantee that on time delivery targets are achieved based on agreed dates with suppliers
    • Guarantee that deliveries are achieved based on the required quality level with suppliers
    • The jobholder contributes to an improvement of :
      • Delivery rate performances (D1, LoS) above given targets
      • Missing parts KPI´s
      • Quality performance (for quality issues leading to late deliveries)
      • Structural improvements plan
    • Respect inventory levels and stock coverage objectives
    • Problem solving associated documentation .
    • Exceptional Excel skills are needed.
    • The candidate must expect to travel to suppliers for reviews and supplier surveillance

The successful candidate must:

    • Work autonomously and prioritise the supplier in line with Airbus requirements
    • Communicate a various levels of business both internally and externally.
    • Understand and interpret operational performance and the impact to the schedule.
    • Ability to use and interrogate SAP
    • Experience in a similar role