Job Listing Description

Aviation Supply Chain Lead- DIRECT HIRE

Description:

JOB TITLE: Aviation Supply Chain Lead - DIRECT HIRE

LOCATION: Duluth, MN

SALARY: $58,000 - $83,000 ANNUALLY

***MUST BE US PERSONS***

We are a national staffing firm working with some of the top-tier aerospace companies in the world! And we are looking for first-class employees to work with our clients.

Qualifying Questions:

    Are you a US persons as noted in the Job description?

    Do you meet the educational requirements for this job?

    Do you meet the experience requirements for this job?

    Are you able to commute to the job location or are you able to relocate for the role?

Details:

    We have a hot DIRECT HIRE opening

    Medical, dental, and vision plan with Cigna

    Robust 401K

    Potential for bonuses

    Sick pay, and holiday pay for those who qualify

    3 OPENINGS

    Pay is $58K - $83K

    RELOCATION WILL BE PROVIDED

Summary:

    Seeking a highly organized, goal-oriented strategic Supply Chain Commodity Lead to join our growing organization.

    The Supply Chain Commodity Lead is responsible for managing the strategic sourcing aspect in new product introduction activity.

    This role is responsible for overseeing and facilitating a cross-functional team to accomplish annual goals and objectives, develop and align the strategy for the program across the organization and negotiate long term agreements with the supply base.

    They serve as the primary interface between suppliers and have responsibility for managing the relationship with these suppliers.

    Periodic updates to the Executive Leadership Team on progress towards annual goals and objectives as well as providing category specific guidance to the annual budgeting process is required.

    The Supply Chain commodity groups include: Avionics, Electrical, Metal Fabrication, Composites, Propulsion, Landing Gear, Interiors, Safety Systems, Environmental Control Systems, Indirect.

    Develop, communicate and execute a global strategy for the program to achieve annual goals and objectives.

    Lead cross functional teams including IT, engineering, marketing & sales, supply chain, manufacturing, human resources and suppliers through the full project lifecycle from discovery, requirements, design, development, pilot, production, commercialization through financial tracking close-out.

    Lead the strategic sourcing process including the identification of potential new sources of supply that achieve metrics in quality, delivery, value and innovation.

    Own the supplier relationship.

    Investigates new cost savings ideas with appropriate stakeholders and drive decision making with appropriate business information from a cross-functional team.

    Work with area executives to assign team leaders and team members to projects with appropriate skill sets needed.

    Perform reviews with strategic suppliers, monitoring their adherence to quality, delivery, cost and innovation performance metrics

    Negotiate long term agreements and lead the implementation, coordination and enforcement of contractual obligations for the program.

    Lead the integrated project team for the programs evaluating the company's needs and align the supply base.

    Facilitate regular meetings to define the strategy for the program and ensure that it aligns with the overall Supply Chain commodity strategy.

    Assume the role of "expert" for the program. Understand, track, and forecast the global supply base, market, technology, cost structure/drivers, and competition of the Supply Chain commodity.

    Support critical shortages as they are escalated to maintain program milestones.

    Lead sourcing activity for projects following the established process including providing guidance on cost modeling early in the development process.

    Solve problems and issues and track program progress.

    Develop and utilize project KPI's to drive results to meet annual goals and objectives.

    Represent company in a highly professional manner internally and externally.

    Travel may be required up to 25-50% (domestic and international).

***These keyskills must be highlighted in the resume & write up:

    Must have managed a commodity with full ownership of commodity sector.

The Supply Chain Commodity Groups Include:

    Avionics, Electrical, Metal Fabrication, Composites, Propulsion, Landing Gear, Interiors, Safety Systems, Environmental Control Systems, Indirect

    So exp with management of one of these commodities is preferred.

    Leader, influencer of a commodity

    Someone that truly owns a commodity sector

    A business partner to their business sector

    A continuous improvement mindset

    Experience with and understanding of Supplier Scorecards

Proficiency in:

    MS Office suite, particularly in Excel

    ERP systems use and functionality, Avante or JD Edwards experience preferred

    Engineering systems use and functionality, Jira, Creo, Windchill, Solumina preferred

    MES systems use and functionality, Solumina preferred

    Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university, and 7 years of AVIATION strategic sourcing experience in the procurement field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Travel may be required up to 25-50% (domestic and international).

VP of Supply Chain is looking for:

***Must have managed a commodity with full ownership of commodity sector.

The Supply Chain commodity groups include:

    Avionics, Electrical, Metal Fabrication, Composites, Propulsion, Landing Gear, Interiors, Safety Systems, Environmental Control Systems, Indirect

    So exp with management of one of these commodities is preferred.

    Leader, influencer of a commodity

    Someone that truly owns a commodity sector

    A business partner to their business sector

    A continuous improvement mindset

    Experience with and understanding of Supplier Scorecards

    NOTE: This is a VERY FUN team - to best fit into the team someone that is team minded and enjoys social activities and outings as a team

Note: Company perks:

The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing.

    Robust medical/dental benefits package that also includes countless discounts:

      AT&T

      Garmin, Bose

      Sherwin Williams paint at almost cost

      And many many more

    Team community events for those that would like:

      Habitat for Humanity

      Racing competition volunteers

      Pilot (flying) training

      And more

Company Clubs:

    Hockey

    Paintball

    Sailing

    Golf

    Climbing

    Coffee

    Kayaking

    Curling

    Skiing

    Cribbage

    Photography

    And more

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university, and 7 years of strategic sourcing experience in the procurement field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Advanced knowledge of supply contracts with domestic and international suppliers.

    Effective negotiation, communication, decision making and problem-solving skills.

    Program/Project management with strong experience in the delivery of complex program management, cross-functional business/capability development and change initiatives.

    Master's degree and related experience preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

    Good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate between disparate tasks.

    High attention to detail and accuracy.

    Timely completion of scheduled work.

    Excellent and professional communication skills in all forms and formats (public speaking, team meetings, PowerPoint, memos, emails, charters, internal/external, etc.).

    Exceptional facilitation skills to bring a cross-functional team together to accomplish tasks and goals.

    Good problem-solving skills with knowledge of six-sigma or lean office tools.

    Proficiency in:

      MS Office suite, particularly in Excel

      ERP systems use and functionality, Avante or JD Edwards experience preferred

      Engineering systems use and functionality, Jira, Creo, Windchill, Solumina preferred

      MES systems use and functionality, Solumina preferred

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.

    Drives Engagement: Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

    Decision Quality: Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

    Financial Acumen: Interprets and applies understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

*ITAR Definition

Under 120.14 of the ITAR a U.S. person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States. A lawful permanent resident is further defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20). A U.S. Person is also a protected individual which is defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service.

We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States.

The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)

Keywords: aerospace, aviation, aircraft

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The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service. We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States. The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)


 
Job Number: JPC - 7736-7714-11534
Job Location: Duluth MN
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Start Date: 2024-02-08
Input Date: 07/11/2023
Last Updated: 02/28/2024
Firm Name: STRUCTURES COMPANY LLC
Attention: Kimra Stone
Address: P O BOX 2278
City, State: SEAL BEACH, CA 90740
Phone: 714/823-3000
Email: 11534_submissions@ceipalsubsrouting.com
Website: www.thestructurescompany.com

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