Material Expeditor

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    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    James Doherty

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Describe Skill Required:

Proactive; Strong Influencing and communication skills (phoning suppliers, internal meetings); Ability to multitask and deal with multiple and variable priorities; Team player to support procurement team; Experience of using sourcing or ERP systems, strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPS etc)

Provide Justification For Request:*

The 777x ELMS3 team is working hard to deliver material to support production standard assets. The programme is subject to daily scrutiny by GE leadership & Boeing Supplier management.

Workload remains high due to the large amounts of ongoing design change & associated supplier management. It is anticipated that this level of resource will need to be maintained into 2020 to maintain these deliveries. No other resource is available due to recent new project commitments (Dassault). An additional resource is required to support this work

Key Activities:*

Please note: This is NOT a Buyer role
* Member of the Sourcing team to expedite parts to support a large aviation program
* Work with engineering and technical teams to agree delivery priorities
* Proactive problem solving
* Work with production to identify material shortages
* Maintain a shortages spreadsheet
* Analyze data regarding shortages and supply of material
* Communicate with suppliers weekly for delivery status, order book reconciliation etc
* Attend daily status reviews and report on parts supply status