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PRODUCTION PROGRAM MANAGER

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Supply chain Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time
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Job Description

SAFRAN LANDING SYSTEMS IS THE WORLD LEADER IN AIRCRAFT LANDING AND BRAKING SYSTEMS.
Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Our capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul.

We are a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and support over 27,000 aircraft making more than 60,000 landings every day. There are also more than 7,600 employees working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

Join our Team
Our employees are at the heart of our success; we offer a range of competitive benefits, hybrid working, Global career opportunities and Training and Development at our dedicated Safran University to help contribute to a safer and more sustainable aviation.
As a forward-looking company, Safran Landing Systems massively invests in Research & Development. Carbon brakes, titanium parts, composite materials, additive manufacturing, more electric systems, new surface treatments, external and internal partnerships and digital transformation are all the result of this permanent innovation effort, which enables the company to develop new products that are ever more cost-efficient, better for the environment, lighter, stronger and quieter.


Reporting to the Head of Planning & Production Program Management, the PPM is Industrial focal between the IPT & Operations. The PPM is responsible
for the continuous improvement of the structural Industrial performance (delivery, quality) for the Program and accountable for
costs for the Production scope of work for its Programs. As an escalation, the PPM can temporarily become the coordinator of the recovery plan in support of the execution functions.
Industrial focal between the IPT & operations and supported by all functions -
Escalate as needed to the IPT the Industrial blockers where support of functions are needed -
Cascade IPT requirements impacting Industrial Operations;
Industrial focal point with the Customer as required by Programs;
Understands , prioritizes industrial global critical activities within the IPT, especially with Eng. (cost reduction, manufacturability, design changes, NC
etc.) and validates Design Changes on behalf of Operations.
The PPM is responsible for the continuous improvement of the structural Industrial performance (delivery, quality) for the
Program
but not responsible or accountable for the Execution activities (Day to day activities)
In order to achieve this goal, the PPM is responsible to
Collect, consolidate & assess the risks and develop & evaluate risk mitigation plans;
Manage monthly the OvRMs during transfers (Internal & External);
Ensure recovery action plans are consistent and robust (In case on non-performance);

Complementary Description

Verify Manufacturing plans & Assembly plans are in line with the rules defined and ensure protection of the Prg;
Source of proposal for buffering policy adjustments (Buffer Stock, Buffer Time, Production Plan buffer target);
Propose evolutions to the Industrial Scheme based on the existing performance & risks;
Describe the Program Industrial Scheme;
Analyze the performance of the Industrial Scheme;
In liaise with Program, propose protection plans to High & Low scenarios & associated Customer Logistics Conditions;
Lead WHAT-IF scenario assessments.
Coordinate with Spare PPM for Spare & Dual parts (Spare & OE)
The PPM is to become accountable for costs for the Production scope of work for its Programs:
Participate actively to the MTP preparation & consolidation by framing the budgets for the Program & defining the vision of the Industrial Scheme
evolution and risks to take into account;
Consolidate RTDI & rechargeable NRC budgets for the Production;
Consolidate cost saving actions for MAKE parts & promotes Industrial teams to identify cost saving opportunities (Including MAKE part variance
analysis);
Propose Industrial Scheme evolutions taking into account cost impacts.

In case of escalation, the PPM becomes temporarily coordinator of the recovery plan in support of the execution functions to
restore the performance of the program.
Set, agree, work & conclude the recovery plan but not responsible or accountable for the OTD-OQD Execution activities

Job Requirements

Knowledge
LG Product knowledge
SLS process knowledge
Configuration management
Basics of MRPII processes
Use of ERP

Core Skills
Strong ability to build and communicate a vision
Strong Proc & Purchasing skills
Strong ability to drive recovery plans (Execution)
Financial skills
Project management

Soft Skills
Leadership
Customer oriented
Cross-Functional team mgmt.
Pro-active
Autonomous
Performance driven

Company Benefits
At Safran Landing Systems, we pride ourselves on competitive flexible benefits that support our employees work/life balance enabling each person to contribute to the best of their ability.
• Hybrid Working and Flexible Working Scheme to attract and retain skilled employees that allows for the work/life balance you need
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• ‘On Board Benefits' Programme, providing a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts, access to healthcare, house moving day, sports and social club
• Shares and profit share bonus scheme
• Development and Training at Safran University as well as Company Sponsorship
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
• Free parking onsite
• With a focus on employee health and wellbeing, we have events running throughout the year as well as an onsite large, subsidised canteen/break area with indoor seating, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities.


‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check'

Specificity of the job

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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.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

76,800
employees worldwide
27
Number of countries where Safran is located
35
business area families
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