Job Duties: This full-time, direct hire position is responsible for measuring the performance of the suppliers in portfolio. The SPM shall be knowledgeable about the performance, which should be formally communicated to the suppliers and the internal team. Broadcast regular performance Score Cards. Ensure that management, especially at the supplier, is aware of performance issues. Link the supplier performance to the contractual obligations and calculate penalties or claim when applicable. Implement relevant logistic and quality KPIs with the suppliers to anticipate performance problems. Responsible for recovering non-performance including, leading and coordinating the actions to recover the supplier performance to the expected levels and visiting the supplier frequently to support the performance recovery efforts. Characterize the consequences of supplier performance to the downstream supply chain and define, with the supplier and the Safran team, at the appropriate management level, an action plan to contain and recover non-performance. Use the contracts to incentivize the supplier to promptly recover. Manage, in coordination with the commercial teams, the claim process when it is relevant. Responsible for identifying and mitigating risks that the suppliers in the portfolio will fail to perform at the expected levels. Lead regular risks analysis with the supplier, including load versus capacity assessment, new products industrialization risks. Build, with the supplier, a Business Continuity Plan to mitigate occurrence and impacts of major events. Manage a plan to reduce supplier risks of non-performance. Define a visit and audit plan, tailored to each supplier. Contribute to continuous improvements of Safran and of the suppliers' portfolio. The SPM is expected to coordinate the Safran internal team working with the suppliers (including: planner, quality engineer, purchaser, industrialization leaders …). The coordination shall be done at the operation and management levels and will include meeting rituals (yearly, monthly, weekly…) with or without the suppliers. Rely on the Lean/6 sigma tools to implement action that will: increase suppliers production robustness (shorten lead-times, reduce scrap); reduce production costs and therefore products prices; and reduce suppliers and Safran carbon footprint.
The position requires a bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field and 5 years of experience in an aerospace environment working in manufacturing, production control, supply chain or project management. All states experience must include Lean/ 6sigma principles; fluent in Spanish; production and inventory management; Greenbelt certification or equivalent; APICS certification or equivalent. Ability to travel up to 30%. Compensation including a base salary of $96,150 to $113,385. The salary rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as selected candidate's experience.
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