Delivery Assurance Field Representative - Supply Chain& Prod Planning

QuEST Global Engineering Limited
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Role Title: Delivery Assurance Field Representative Location: Derby, UK Reporting to: Team Leader About Us: QuEST Global is a pure play engineering solutions company with a proven track record that serves the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies. A pioneer in offshore product development engineering, QuEST Global is one of the largest engineering service providers that cater to diversified verticals. With its local-global model, QuEST Global combines physical proximity to the customer providing domain knowledge and ease of interaction; along with delivery from low cost locations that also provides easy resource ramp-up. Role Overview Evaluate and assure supplier produced Aero-Engine parts are delivered by commitment dates. Ensure Delivery issues and Corrective Improvements are implemented. This Hybrid position requires aspects of Supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing and quality assurance along with the ability to travel. Responsibilities: - Supply Chain Management and Production Planning support of various OEM sites and their suppliers located in the UK & Europe Load & Capacity Planning - - Review weekly/monthly Customer & Supplier Business Units metrics to ensure adherence to plan and prioritize activity based on agreed Load & Capacity plans Inventory management - - Review supplier Line of Balance (LOB), Work In Progress (WIP) tracking, where appropriate generate and drive recovery plan during on site verification. - Identify material, casting, forging, special process and manufacturing lead-times for all associated components Cross Functional Team Member - Act as escalation point to OEM on sub-tier supply chain issues. - Facilitate Quality or Engineering issues between OEM and the supply chain. - Communicate status to stakeholders at agreed intervals or when escalation is required - Compile visit reports and upload program status utilising live reporting tool and link to suppliers ERP system - Support: Lean Events, Assessments, Playbook Roll Out, Supplier Gold Program, Program Reviews Experience Required - Experience in a Supply Chain / Production Planning / Quality / Operations environment - Experience in a using SAP or similar ERP system - Understanding of manufacturing processes ie Forging / Casting / Assembly / Machining / Special Processes - Capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawing and technical information - Some aerospace product knowledge - Strong communication skills - Ability to influence decision making - Travel above 50% - in country Experience desired: - Experience of structured problem solving methodology: Lean / ACE, lead change/improvement activity / DMAIC / 6 Sigma etc - Formal auditing qualification Desired Skills: - Good Communication in English (oral & written) & Interpersonal skills - Customer Focus - Ability to build and develop Customer & Supplier relationships - Organisational Agility - Problem solving ability - Logical Thinking - Effective Time management - Result driven DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder.

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