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MRO Procurement Leader & Continuous improvement management

Customer services and support Singapore Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

You are accountable for a strategic supplier in Singapore. You are in charge of monitoring the progress of engine parts sent for repair at this supplier site and making sure supplier sends back repaired parts within contractual time. Your objective is to achieve a 95% on-time-delivery. You are to interact with your supplier on a daily basis (phone & emails).Your internal customers are subsidiaries of Safran Aircraft Engines located in France (Châtellerault, Villaroche, Saint-Quentin), Mexico (Queretaro), Morocco (Casablanca) and Belgium (Brussels). You interact with your internal customers on a daily basis (per phone & emails) to make sure to match their needs. Your objective is to make sure that repaired parts come back within their needed dates in order to fit the engine re-assembly schedules.
MRO Procurement Leader is a new function, you shall be open to some adjustment in your job descriptions over time based on the return on experience. You will be required to train newly hired MRO Procurement Leaders. You will share your expertise and best practices with the rest of MRO Procurement teams in Europe, Americas and Singapore. You will also lead the continuous improvement activities on behalf of the whole function.
Due to the volume of your portfolio, you will manage 2 MRO Procurement Executives who will assist you in order processing.
You will be acting as the backup of the MRO Procurement Team Manager Asia during his absence.You will also be in charge of automatization activities to improve the efficiency of the work of the MRO Procurement team in Asia. You shall possess excellent skills in Powerbi, VBA and other relevant programming languages.
Job Description:
• Centralizing all repair orders initiated by local supply chains and detecting any transportation issues
• Closely tracking on-time inspection results
• Participate to daily team QRQC and lead actions taken during QRQC (taking place twice a week in the evening Singapore time)
• Making sure suppliers commit to end repair dates and tracking that suppliers are well on target to deliver parts against their commitments
• Knowing supplier purchasing agreement specifics and challenge suppliers to honor their contractual obligations
• Notify your internal customer if some delivery commitments do not match with the engine re-assembly start date and work out on a solution
• Notify local supply chain if there is a capacity constraint at a supplier site and providing prioritization to supplier(s)
• Maintain a close relationship with your supplier contacts at all organization levels
• Customer orientation to match local supply chain needs
• Detect any deviation in supplier logistics performance and propose improvement actions, coordinate with your supplier team contacts to implement actions with supplier or internally (buyer, supplier performance manager, supplier quality engineer, supplier engineering)
• Develop PowerBi tool and automatization tools to accelerate work

Job Requirements

•1 month training in our headquarter in France during your job orientation
• Business trips to France twice per year
• Technical skills on civil aircraft engine & engine parts architecture
• Fluent in French or show willingness to become fluent in French with intensive training courses in a short amount of time is required in order to communicate with internal customers who do not understand English.
• Reactivity & customer orientation
• Strong working experience with suppliers
• Assertiveness with regards to your supplier
• With International work experience (multicultural context) will be an added advantage
• CPIM Part 1 certification (is a plus)
• Excellent skills in PowerBi & VBA & programming IT languages
• Ability to lead a team - transversal management skills
•Proactivity once a problem is detected
• Master's Degree is preferable
• More than 4 years of relevant experience

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

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