Spirit AeroSystems

  • Senior Supply Chain Controller

    Job Locations MY-Subang
    Requisition ID
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    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    7 days ago(3/19/2019 3:15 AM)
  • Overview

    Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France, and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


    • To manage a portfolio of suppliers including commercial relationship and cost per aircraft
    • Support contract negotiations to ensure customer flow downs are protected
    • Negotiate regularly with the supply base to reduce the overall costs of bought in materials
    • To monitor performance of the supply base and provide information for management reports
    • To develop and improve performance of suppliers with regard to cost, quality, other contract terms and services
    • To give assistance in resolving critical shortages impacting the build schedule
    • Support resourcing plans where necessary to secure lowest cost of supply
    • Support supplier assessments and transfer management activities
    • To analyse the supply base, and identify opportunities for rationalization
    • Regularly visit, audit and assess suppliers
    • To issue RFP’s as required for new business requirements and expiring contracts
    • Maintain an awareness of current contract law
    • Ensure appropriate contractual coverage with each supplier
    • Maintain an awareness of any potential supply risks
    • To prepare strategic supplier review presentations and conduct strategy reviews and business readiness reviews with support from Senior Program Supply Chain or Manager Program Supply Chain
    • Maintain an awareness of the critical exchange rates and highlight any significant movements
    • Ensure involvement in the introduction of new parts and identify any risks to the production plan
    • Support commercial activities for implementation of engineering changes and modifications. Ensure that the cost impact is minimised whilst meeting customer demand
    • Clear invoice, queries promptly
    • Through supplier management activities, support Procurement exit strategies / introduction of new suppliers
    • To develop long terms supplier relationships
    • Input and analyse supplier capacity and capability information to management reports for onward submission to customer rate readiness
    • Ensure SAP is maintained and reflective on current supplier and pricing information
    • Provide input to monthly management reviews (EPR) in terms of supplier status


    • Good experience in Procurement or Supply Chain Management (minimum 2 years in a Senior position or minimum 5 years currently in Junior Executive role)
    • Experience in procurement of supply chain management or graduate Diploma/Degree Business
    • Management or appropriate discipline or equivalent
    • Good communications skills
    • Understanding of project management
    • Good IT skills
    • Using knowledge and experience to promote and process improvements
    • Understanding of basic business law/customs regulations
    • Understanding of financial management basics
    • Good commercial and financial awareness
    • Good Relationship management Skills internal and external
    • Fluent communication and writing in English language are mandatory
    • Ability and willing to travels locally and overseas (occasionally)
    • Possess own transport


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