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Vice-President of Engine Trading and Leasing

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Programs Grand Prairie , Texas , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 8 years
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Job Description

Summary/Objective

The Vice-President of Engine Trading and Leasing, reporting to the CEO of CFM Materials, will have overall responsibility for leading the CFM Materials global team in all aspects of engine acquisitions, both for part out and the green time lease portfolio, in all aspects of engine trading, and for all aspects of managing the green time lease portfolio. The role is responsible for developing and executing on the overall strategy in support of the CFM Materials mission statement working across all functions of the company while strengthening our high performing team.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities

• Develop market differentiated strategies and value propositions to support CFM Materials acquisition, trading, and leasing objectives
• Develop and maintain relationships across the global marketplace with entities that will be trading CFM56 or LEAP engines
• Develop tactical strategies for each opportunity that elevates CFM Materials probability of success
• Maintain market knowledge regarding both the supply and demand dynamics of CFM56 and LEAP engines and how it affects market pricing
• Assist and provide feedback on the pricing models for part out assets
• Maintain and evolve the pricing model for green time leasing
• Provide leadership and participate in negotiations to close on opportunities being pursued, including detailed knowledge of contract specifics
• Prepare and present strategy and analysis to senior management, including the Board of Directors of CFM Materials
• Collaborate across all functions of CFM Materials to ensure strategy and action items are aligned across teams
• Attend industry related events and take on an ambassador role for the company


• Role to be based at CFM Materials HQ in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Alternatives may be considered for a highly qualified individual.

Job Requirements

Competencies / Desired Characteristics

• Well organized, critical thinker, ability to connect technical data to commercial opportunities
• Ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects at the same time across multiple time zones
• Detailed understanding of aircraft engine market
• Ability to organize complex topics to communicate our value story in a concise & effective manner
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to effectively interface and build relationships with all levels of internal and external customers


Knowledge / Experience Desired

• 10+ years of experience in the aircraft engine market
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering, master's degree preferred
• Existing relationships across the engine market with owners and operators of aircraft engine assets
• Knowledge of the CFM56 and LEAP markets
• Fluency in Microsoft office tools

Specificity of the job

• Role requires 20-40% global travel

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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 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 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 ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Aircraft Engines designs, produces and sells, alone or in partnership, commercial and military aircraft engines offering world-class performance. Through CFM International*, Safran Aircraft Engines is the world's leading supplier of engines for single-aisle mainline commercial jets. The company is also fully responsible for the design, development and production of the M88 and M53 engines for the Rafale and Mirage 2000 fighters, respectively, and will be the systems integrator for the engine powering Europe's New-Generation Fighter.

*CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE.

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