Job account manager in Wolverhampton, England at Collins Aerospace

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Company Collins Aerospace
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Charlotte, United States
Industry Aerospace & Defence
Sector Aerospace & Defence
Salary - GBP per
Job Location Wolverhampton, England

Job Description

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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

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What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary

  • Company performance bonus scheme

  • Pension scheme - up to 10% employer contribution

  • Private medical insurance

  • Comprehensive health cash plan

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Flexible benefits programme (buy & sell holiday allowance, discounted gym memberships, Maternity/ adoption leave- up to 52 weeks, first 26 weeks at full pay, subsequent 26 at 50% (basic pay)

  • Structured training & opportunities to progress

  • Opportunity to join ERGs (employee resource groups), participate in community projects & much more!

What does the role look like?

The Supply Chain Account Manager is accountable for the relationship and SQD performance of key suppliers for Actuation Systems Wolverhampton. This role will also involve leading a small team, to drive the performance of the suppliers.

You will be proactive, analytical, and adaptable and able to operate across functions units and disciplines to yield strong performance results for the organization. A strong focus on team leadership and development is required, alongside ability to prioritise workload and strong time management skills.

You will be empowered and accountable to drive the business forward, owning and resolving issues, driving improvements forward, whilst communicating progress to stakeholders

You will travel 20-30%, both in UK and internationally, dependent upon supplier mix and business needs. (COVID allowing)

What will your day-to-day responsibilities look like?

  • Accountable for the relationship and performance of a set of suppliers for Collins Aerospace Wolverhampton

  • Lead a small team to ensure parts are delivered on time, with the right quality and strategic projects are completed.

  • Drive suppliers to improve performance and offer competitive benefits to Collins

  • Influence and Engage key Stakeholders to resolve complex supplier related issues and improvement opportunities.

  • Ensure alignment between various functions and other Actuation sites when dealing with suppliers

  • Collaborate with Commodity and Actuation teams to support the overall product family strategy and the required steps in order to achieve such strategy

  • Identify where subject matter experts are required to improve supplier performance, or to move forward improvement initiatives and get the required engagement

  • LTA negotiation with lower spend suppliers and for special projects

  • Involvement in the Passport Transfer process

  • Generate and lead improvement initiatives relating to supplier performance and cost improvements- through the use of ACE tools

  • Engage in request for quotation, negotiation and Purchase order awards

  • Regular reporting of key KPIs on suppliers and plan to close out on gaps

  • Present to all levels supplier status and initiatives

What will you bring to the role?

  • Experience in the areas of strategy, supply chain, engineering, or manufacturing engineering

  • Driven, accountable and pro-active, with a strong desire to develop solutions that move the business forward

  • Ideally, will have led a team previously

  • Strong communicator, with relevant stakeholders at all levels, to drive issue resolution and influence key decision making

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi task

  • Experience of being part of a project team/ leading projects is desirable

  • Ability to utilise data to analyse trends to manage supplier pro-actively

  • Strong communication skills

Essential skills:

  • Strong commerciality

  • Procurement experience

  • Manufacturing experience

Desirable skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/economics, supply chain, or engineering

  • Aerospace experience

About us

At Collins Aerospace, we’re working side by side with our customers & partners to dream, design & deliver solutions that redefine the future of our industry. We are part of Raytheon Technologies & provide technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry to connect and protect people around the world. We are inventors, we are manufacturers, we work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defence & rescue applications.

Are you looking to join a dynamic global team that works across the entire Aerospace industry? If yes, get onboard the Collins Aerospace Team & play a part in expanding the opportunities to develop new products & challenge the state of art technology.

We believe Diversity drives innovation; equity eliminates obstacles, inclusion drives success.

We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where everyone can belong & succeed, contributing to a better society.

We are committed to ensuring the recruitment process is barrier-free & inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have disability or long term condition to remove barriers that may be experienced in the recruitment process.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day!

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Job Location

Wolverhampton, England

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