Senior Material Controller
Title - Senior Material Controller
Category - Supply Chain
Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Type - Permanent
Status - Full Time
Closing Monday, April 24, 2017
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea. We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability. Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1,500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5,000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations. A vacancy exists for a hard working individual within a procurement team of committed people supporting a busy and fast moving aerospace environment located in Cambridge. Key aspects of the role: • Responsible for the sourcing and procurement of all parts and services to support the business. • Purchasing the correct part with the correct paperwork within the necessary time constraints to support Operations. This includes sending components for repair or overhaul and arranging sub-contract services. • Understanding of supply chain and the knock-on effects of actions and buy decisions within all areas of the company. • Report on all aspects of supply, negotiating on pricing and lead times, investigate alternative options on problem parts. Analysis of purchasing data for intelligent stock ordering. Managing suppliers to improve performance, pricing and lead times. • Provide training, support and guidance to Material Controllers (MC) and Trainee Material Controllers (TMC). Able to step into areas/projects within logistics that are underperforming, identify problems, suggest solutions for recovery and putting them in place. Responsible for setting and maintaining standards associated with the position and taking a lead role when dealing with other departments, customers and suppliers. Approaches the job with flexibility and versatility. Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises: • Competitive base salary • Discretionary bonus scheme • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays • Generous company pension scheme • Access to a healthcare plan • An excellent flexible benefit scheme Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies, etc. Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.