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Supply Chain Officer

Job description

Role Purpose

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager (SCM), the Supply Chain Officer (SCO) is responsible for the professional delivery of the Operational Procurement functions (Rotables / Consumables, as applicable), ensuring compliance with all applicable Aviation / Trade Control Regulatory Requirements and International Standards.

Key Responsibilities

Regulatory Responsibility

Applicable Aviation Regulation Regulators, but not limited to:

  1. EASA
  2. UK CAA
  3. UK MAA
  4. Other, as applicable
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable Aviation Regulations, Trade Controls and Ethical Standards.
  • Only perform activities within the boundaries of the privileges/scope of the Company Approvals and Certifications held, and as identified in the respective Company Expositions, Manuals and Procedures.

Effective and efficient (Cost, Quality, Compliant & On-time) procurement of:

  1. Aircraft Rotable parts and components
  2. Aircraft Standard parts
  3. Aircraft and Non-Aircraft Consumable material
  4. Aircraft and Non-Aircraft Raw material
  5. Non-Stock items and materials
  6. Indirect items and materials
  • Supporting the SCM with the development and improvement of the OP-R / OP-C functional Processes and Procedures, including any other relevant documentation.
  • Ensuring that all relevant functional activities are accurately recorded, and records are maintained in accordance with all applicable Aviation Regulations, Trade Controls, International Standards and Company Procedures.
  • In support of the Company Safety Management System (SMS), ensuring that any condition that has resulted, or may result in, an unsafe condition that hazards seriously the flight safety of aircraft or personnel is reported.
  • In support of the Company SMS, comply with all Risk Assessments controls and/or mitigations.
  • Ensuring a robust First Line of Defence for Compliance (Quality) is always maintained.
  • Quality, Security and Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibility

Applicable International Standards, but not limited to:

  1. ISO 9001 – Quality (Business) Management System
  2. ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System
  3. ISO 45001 – Occupational Health Management System
  4. ISO 27001 – Information Security Management System
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable International Standards.
  • Always apply safe systems of work.

Business Management

  • Operational Performance – Efficient, effective, and on-time delivery of all OP-R / OP-C activities and responsibilities.
  • Financial Performance – Efficient, effective, and on-budget delivery of all OP-R / OP-C activities and responsibilities, delivering/achieving/exceeding contractual KPI’s.
  • Efficient and effective Internal & External Customer management and engagement.
  • Contract & Commercial Bid Activity – Providing support during contract and commercial bid activity.
  • Change Management – Supporting efficient, effective, ethical, and sustainable change management programs.
  • Operational Procurement & Logistics Expertise & Consultancy
  • Providing OP-R / OP-C advice, support, communications, and guidance to the Company.

Special Conditions

  • Ad Hoc / Out-of-Hours work during urgent / unforeseen business requirements.
  • On call responsibility as per Duty Roster.
  • Domestic and International travel.
  • Any other reasonable duties which may requested that falls within the scope and/or capability of the incumbent.

Core Competencies

  • Operational knowledge of Procurement and Supply Chain processes and principles – Proven experience in a similar role – Advantageous – Preference given to experience gained within an Aerospace and Defence environment
  • Qualifications: – Required
  • 5 GCSE (O-Levels) at minimum Grade C / BTEC equivalent, or
  • Proven relevant industry experience
  • MCIPS or equivalent accreditation – Advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience of developing key supplier relationships – Advantageous
  • Theoretical and practical application-level knowledge of Trade Control Regulations and Ethical Standards – Advantageous
  • Theoretical and practical application-level knowledge of UK CAA, EASA and/or Military Aviation Regulations – Advantageous
  • Practical application-level knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 45001 & ISO 14001– Advantageous
  • Practical application-level knowledge of Safety Management System principles and requirements – Advantageous
  • Able to hold an SC-Level security clearance – Required

Personal Skill & Attributes

  • Exceptionally strong communicator, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Have strong negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Highly self-motivated, assertive and resilient with the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to achieve tight deadlines in challenging environments
  • Able to think creatively in order to solve complex problems
  • Be commercial and financially astute
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Software and other Company Software as required

Key Measures

On-time and on-budget delivery of all OP-R / OP-C functional requirements – no compromise to safety, standards and/or compliance

Always maintaining compliance against all applicable Aviation Regulations, Trade Controls, International Standards and Ethical Standards

Draken is committed to eliminating unlawful and unfair discrimination and we celebrate the differences that a diverse workforce brings. A range of perspective and talent supports our values and drives our success, with a mix of voices generating better discussions, business decisions and outcomes for all.

To us, diversity means bringing your own perspective to the conversation; inclusion means having a voice - and equality means that your voice is heard.

At all our sites internationally, every member of the Draken Europe team is accountable to ensure that we are all treated fairly and with respect.

Intolerance has no place in our Company. We condemn it outright. Instead, we strive to create a culture where each person who joins our team feels they have the opportunity to succeed, to grow, and to work within an environment where they can be themselves.

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