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Supplier Performance Manager

Purchasing Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time French Intermediate

Job Description

Within the Purchasing Division of Safran Helicopter Engines, the Supplier Performance Management Department manages the improvement of the Supply Chain and Quality performance of Safran Helicopter Engines suppliers, while guaranteeing the consistency of the actions carried out by all the players in charge.

Manage the performance level of a panel of suppliers:
• Measure and communicate (internally and externally) overall performance (Milestones of industrialisation, supply-Chain (OTD) and Quality (PPM))
• Prepare, plan and manage the monthly supplier performance review
• Establish an action plan with the suppliers aimed at achieving operational objectives and monitor the implementation.
• Ensure the supplier's ability to carry out the production programs and industrialisation using baselines (load/capacity exercises with the supplier & actions plan to follow each month)
• Formalise with the supplier a risk analysis to ensure the ramp-up and controlling supplier risks
• Manage the development of industrial maturity of its supplier panel (QRQC, [email protected], Supplier Development worksites)
• Assess the supplier's risk management maturity and lead it to develop a BCP operational
• Managing logistical crisis situations with the SHE teams in France (weekly & get well call/visits for controlling work in progress in order to secure deliveries)
• Participate in supplier evaluation and pre-selection actions by bringing the vision industrial (Approvals, SSC)
• Reporting of activities:
- Weekly Conference & Flash report of activity with your management in France
- Weekly call with Supply Chain/Quality/Purchasing Safran HE French teams
- Weekly call with Suppliers contact
- Monthly Performance Report about UK Suppliers situation (Quality & logistic performances / Load/capacity news)

Job Requirements

• Knowledge
o Have a general Supply Chain type training supplemented by experience significant in Supply Chain/Production, if possible in the areas of the customer/supplier relationship (Purchasing/Quality)
o Lean 6 Sigma and MRPII (Basics/CPIM) basis & tools is a plus
o Literate in Microsoft package (Excel / Powerpoint / Word)
o To know & use an ERP (SAP)
• Skills
o Able to work autonomously as the role is managed remotely.
o Ability to speak French is disable, or have the desire to learn.
• Qualities
o Professional
o Excellent attention to detail
o Self-motivated and well-organised
o Ability to multi-task and prioritise
o Ability to communicate/challenge appropriately
o Has a collaborative/positive approach
o Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously

Specificity of the job

Frequent travel within the UK - roughly 3 days a week business trips to suppliers.
Regular travel to France - roughly once a quarter to spend time with the team.

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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 Helicopter Engines is the world's leading manufacturer of helicopter engines, with more than 75,000 produced since being founded. It offers the widest range of helicopter turboshafts in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries.

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