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Supply Chain Manager

Salary: Competitive


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28 February 2023



Job Description
Zenon is delighted to be commissioned by a VIP maintenance organisation to source a Supply Chain Manager on a permanent basis for their facilities based in Biggin Hill Airport.

Job Purpose:-
• Responsible for all aspects of managing material and tooling, movement and storage in compliance with regulatory standards and the structure required to ensure this.
• Ensures the appearance and presentation of the department are in line with the client and customer expectations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:-

• Reports directly to the General Manager.
• Accountable for all supply chain activity.
• Responsible for the development and improvement plan of the supply chain.
• Responsible for developing supplier network to ensure an efficient supply of goods.
• Responsible for developing a robust shipping network to ensure a cost-effective shipping service.
• Responsible for the management and oversight of all imported goods.
• Manages correct and timely procurement and/or loan of parts, tooling and equipment.
• Ensures that all associated paperwork/certification (traceability) is present, correct displayed and available.
• Manages parts/tooling priorities.
• Tracks and chases all material/tooling/equipment orders to ensure on time availability.
• Maintains regulatory compliance.
• Tracks all ‘core’ parts to ensure no charges incurred due to late return.
• Ensures work area and facility are kept well presented.
• Liaise with finance/accounts to ensure all invoices for parts are managed and controlled.
• Ensures that all parts are associated with the correct work packages and job numbers to easy invoicing and ensure correct billing.
• Supports OEM warranty claims and ensures that correct information is passed internally.
• Supports the company in the development of continuous improvement, EH&S and any strategic project defined by the General Manager.
• Carries out any reasonable task issued by the General Manager (or nominated deputy).

Minimum Skills and Experience:-

• Previous experience of working managing a stores environment.
• Previous experience of communicating with customers and HNWIs.
• Computer Literate
• Understanding of Part-145.
• Understanding of continuous improvement philosophies.
• Understanding of EH&S practices and policies.
• Knowledge of human factors, human performance and limitations.
• Excellent Knowledge of logistic processes.
• Knowledge of organisational capabilities, privileges and limitations.
• Knowledge of the relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures.
• Knowledge of occurrence reporting systems (mandatory & internal) and the understanding of the importance of reporting occurrences, incorrect maintenance data and existing or potential side effects.
• Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment.
• Knowledge of Safety Mnanagement Systems and Just Culture.
• Knowledge of ESD when relevant

• Have the right to work in the UK without restriction.
• Full UK driving license.

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever-changing and dynamic market place, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to candidates is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations. Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you please forward your CV to in confidence.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.