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Purchasing Data Manager

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Company : Safran Seats Job field : Purchasing Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager
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Job Description

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customisation, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

We are now recruiting for a Purchasing Data Manager to work as part of our Purchasing team in Cwmbran. This is a brand new role and has been identified to support the business as we continue to grow!

The role of Purchasing Data Manager is to work closely with stakeholders across the SGB Purchasing team to lead the daily data management agenda e.g. creation/maintenance of Purchasing KPI's covering Quality, Cost and Delivery metrics. You will work closely with data owners and data stewards to ensure they understand and deliver to their data accountabilities while providing guidance/oversight to all data impacting system changes ensuring consequences are understood across the SGB Purchasing team.

The Purchasing Data Manager will be responsible for managing all Engineering Change Requests (ECR's) into the Purchasing Team while working closely with the Engineering team to ensure accurate data is provided in a timely manner as well as establishing a robust process. You will work closely with the Purchasing Methods and Tools (PM&T) specialist to create and develop Purchasing processes.

Key Responsibilities & Duties will include;
• Engineering Change Request (ECR) management for purchased parts
• Creation/maintenance of Purchasing KPI's (including but not limited to:-

Purchase Price Variance (PPV)
Purchase Requisitions
Invoice management
Product sourcing

Complementary Description

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people
These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:
• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues
So you'll be supported every step of the way!

Sustainability
Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility
As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Job Requirements

Experience of working within a Purchasing role, eg. Strategic Buyer
Read and understand engineering drawings
Ability to communicate at all levels
Able to work on own initiative
Ability to establish good working relationships across departments and with supplier representatives at all levels
Energetic and enthusiastic approach to work
Strong team player
Computer literate with MS Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Outlook
Willingness and ability to work across all areas of operations
Flexible work approach in order to support the Business needs
Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future. There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare
• Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses
• Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working
• Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Please apply and submit your CV today! Once your CV has been reviewed, we will contact you with the next stages.

We want Safran Seats to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Seats an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job

There is no regular travel required with this role.

Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ

Cwmbran

Wales United Kingdom

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