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Supply Chain Manager

OneWeb Satellites - Supply Chain Manager on Avionics and Power Equipment (M/F)

Publish Date 19 Jul 2019
Division Airbus Defence and Space
Location Toulouse, France
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Reference Code 10466374 VG EN EXT 1
Functional Area Supplier Management
Contract Type Permanent contract
Work Experience Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)
Interest Group Professional staff - other
Working Time Full time

OneWeb Satellites - Supply Chain Manager on Avionics and Power Equipment (M/F)

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Airbus Defence and Space SAS

OneWeb Satellites is pioneering new value propositions in space through the design and large-scale manufacturing of low-cost, ultra-high performing satellites at high-volumes. These space-crafts are modular and designed for multiple mission configurations. OneWeb Satellites' ability to iterate on satellite design and launch new satellites in quantity faster than ever before secures our competitive advantage in spacecraft production.
Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect OneWeb Satellites high regard for our employees.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A vacancy for a Supply Chain Manager on Avionics and Power Equipment (M/F) has arisen within Airbus OneWeb Satellites:

* You are the main and official point of contact for both the suppliers and the internal organization, managing the project execution (On-Time and On- Cost performances as a priority but also On-Quality).
* Due to your supplier relationships, you will acquire an in-depth knowledge of the equipment and suppliers in order to allow for effective control of the suppliers.
* You will coordinate the interfaces with all the stakeholders involved in the supplier management (procurement, technical, quality, material & processes, commercial & contract).
* You will be involved in supplier development when necessary.

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and activities will include:

* Manage all aspects of the project execution, in particular will be accountable for OT-OC-OQ delivery of equipment and related documentation & services.
* Daily act proactively to ensure smooth operations and effective collaboration
* Daily management of the suppliers, from subcontract kick-off to providing all deliverables Chairing progress meetings/ designing reviews/ production. Reviews including quality gates (by delegation, leading deviation/ wavering process, leading non-conformance process, leading change process, etc) and coordinating the interfaces of all stakeholders involved in the supplier management (technical, quality, material & processes, commercial & contract).
* Acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the equipment / suppliers leading to effective control of the supplier.
* Resolving conflicts within the project team and providing leadership and motivation to build the team into an effective unit.
* Setting short term recovery plans and ensuring local follow-up / support to development plans.
* Consolidating all aspects of Supplier Statement of Work and monitoring its execution.
* Ensuring effective Risk and Opportunity processes. Identifying the supplier's risks and proposing mitigation actions. Help/manage the development of the suppliers when necessary.
* Performing the annual suppliers' evaluation (with appropriate support).
* Authorizing release of payments after validation of the compliance of deliveries by the stakeholders.
* Demonstrate a good understanding of the design and serial production and test of backbone electronics and EEE components.

REPORTING
* To Head of Procurement Avionics and Power

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

As the successful candidate, you should be able to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

* Key Management and Personal skills:
o Proactive and autonomous, decision maker.
o Interpersonal skills to drive projects within an international environment.
o Excellent communication and coordination skills.
o Strong networking and relation building skills.
o Knowledge of leading a project through the full life cycle and the ability to effectively manage a multidisciplinary project team.
o Proven work experience in a similar role.

* Key Supply Chain / Procurement Skills
o Strong knowledge of contract negotiation and supplier development and relations ; minimum 3 years of experience
o Ability to spot issues and find solutions on the production site.
o Experience on the work floor (assembly/production/MRO).
o Have an understanding of, and an interest in, the supply chain and the procurement of electronics.
o Knowledge of mass production constraints (in automotive, aeronautics).
o Experience in equipment procurement and electronics design and manufacturing is highly desirable.
o Negotiation and technical levels of English and French would be a plus.

* Key Technical Skills
o Engineering degree in electronics (or alternate engineering degree but with strong electronics background).
o Have developed full electronics systems (preference with space but avionics also possible).
o Familiar with digital and power electronic units, embedding FPGA and/ or SW.
o Hands-on experience of electrical design and analysis.
o Hands-on experience of HW debug, validation and characterization.
o Familiar with design-to-manufacture, design-to-approaches.
o Test Plan definition, testability and test coverage review.
o Knowledge of EEE parts and their sensitivity to radiation.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT
o Willingness and ability to travel.

Application process

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