a) Provide strong leadership to the supply chain management team, set and accomplish KPIs, drive productivity, cost and service quality level improvement programs
b) Drive operational excellence across the logistics value chain, which includes inventory control, shipping, warehousing, distribution and transportation
c) Manage a team of buyers in organizing and executing the procurement activities with the objective to provide effective supply chain for the organization's material and operational requirements in a timely and at the most cost-efficient manner.
d) Liaise with the different stakeholders such as MROs, logistics partners and suppliers to resolve spare shortages and related issues.
e) Manage supplier base to ensure quality level, cost improvement and supply efficiency. Follow through subcon progress to ensure closely monitored TAT.
f) Utilize various buying techniques to evaluate market conditions and to initiate negotiations with supply base
g) Review daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly performance results to identify trends and opportunities to take corrective and continuous improvement actions eg challenging spare requirements through constructive review
h) Update management on performance of supply chain operations, improvement programs, new initiatives through appropriate management reports
i) Work closely with various sections (Finance, HR, Sales Admin, Operations) to provide operational analysis and planning support
j) Lead the team to perform cycle count, and resolve stock variances. In charge of annual stock take exercise and reports to HQ
k) Comply with all health, safety and environment (HSE) regulations as prescribed by law and company's policies.
l) Actively participate and contribute to HSE initiatives & Corporate HSE programs and in HSE risk communications & mitigations.
m) Any other duties assigned
a) At least a bachelor degree preferably in supply chain management or related discipline
b) Minimum 5 years of supply chain management experience with exposure to good warehouse management, freight management and inventory management practices of electronics, electro-mechanical components/spare parts
c) At least 5 years of supervisory experience with hands-on exposure
d) Excellent organizational, people management, leadership and communication skills
e) Experience in negotiations of contracts and agreements with suppliers
f) Experience in cost modeling and analysis, operations planning and process management
g) Strong presentation skills and proven management ability
h) Strong strategic thinking combined with outstanding tactical executive skills
i) Self motivated, proactive and team player with high standards of performance and personal integrity
j) Proficient in MS Office and SAP
k) Knowledge of French language would be an advantage
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.
Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in the supply of solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. The company equips more than 1,000 ships, 25,000 land vehicles and 10,000 aircraft worldwide.
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