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Safran Power UK is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. Part of the Safran Group, Safran Power UK has facilities in both Buckinghamshire and Ohio USA (Safran Power USA). The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries.
Purpose of the Role: Reporting to the Head of Management Accounting, this role is responsible for the financial management and reporting of all things Research, Technology, Development and Industry related. It contributes to the effective delivery of RTDI projects worth around 20 million Dollars annually by providing support to the Engineering and Program functions. Key Accountabilities: •Acting as Business Partner providing financial support to the Engineering and Program functions for the effective delivery of RTDI projects •Produce detailed analysis of engineering spend to budget / forecast •Review and challenge financial performance with Engineering and Program management •Identify opportunities to improve performance and forecasting •Manage budgets on large scale R&D projects with accurate and timely reporting •Responsible for reporting engineering spend by project •Train Engineering and Program Managers to increase their financial awareness •Maintain a robust and flexible engineering accounting system which enables full programme financial review and analysis •Responsible for managing R&D Tax credits and R&T subsidies •Provide forecast update as and when required with explanation for variances, aligning forecast with S&OP process •Ensure that revenue recognition requirements are met •Responsible for impairment reviews and the calculation of participation payment amortisation •Delivery of policy deployment and cost containment metrics including understanding results and identifying opportunities for improvement including use of continuous improvement techniques •Support Financial Accounting team with the month end postings Required Skills/Person Spec: •Strong business partner skills which build effective global relationships •Ability to influence through reasoned argument at senior level •Excellent communication and stakeholder management ; ability to influence the Senior Leadership Team towards or away from a particular initiative/spend •Ability to see the bigger picture and plan accordingly •Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, very bottom-line oriented and steadfastly pushes self and others for results •Has a customer bias dedicated to meeting the expectations of customers •Ability to implement and support continuous improvement within Finance by defining and validating processes and looking at improvement opportunities •Ability to adhere to processes and make decisions based on sound judgement •Ability to plan and prioritise tasks effectively to meet deadlines •Must possess an openness to change, along with being proactive, inquisitive and innovative •Proven ability of exceeding goals successfully in a matrix environment •Team orientated individual Desired Skills: •Experience of SAP an advantage •Experience of working with a program/project management function is a plus Applicants must possess the following Experience and Qualifications in order to be considered: •The role requires a full qualification in Accounting with strong experience in leading a management accounting function in an engineering environment •Experience of IFRS requirements •Computer literate with advanced Excel •This role is the 'go to' finance person for the Engineering department and thus requires strong communication skills in order to partner with them effectively and support key directors and project managers, effectively challenging them as necessary From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks and/or learn new skills which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.
Safran Power UK is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. We are looking for people who would like to work in a stimulating environment where good team working skills are valued. The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries. Purpose of the Role: There are 12 roles available across the different manufacturing modules at the Safran Power UK site located in Pitstone Green. The Working Team Leader (WTL) is a new and enhanced role to support the future Operations organisation. The WTL will be accountable for the day to day running of the output within their defined cell to achieve set targets. Working Team Leaders will supervise team members to ensure they are fully empowered to deliver their accountabilities. In addition to the WTL leader responsibilities they will spend up to 80% of their time working as part of the production line assembling products. Applications are invited from all levels of Manufacturer grade. It is expected that candidates would meet standard manufacturing level upon assessment. Candidates must be willing to progress to advanced manufacturer grade within 2 years of appointment. Principle Accountabilities: Accountabilities for manufacturing duties include: • Assemble products on time and in line with quality standards. • Operate machinery in accordance with standard operating procedures. • Identify constraints in production flow and any line stoppages. In addition as a working team leader you will be accountable for the following: • Plan and organise daily work schedules within area and team • Contribute to continuous improvement and business improvement initiatives • Lead and supervise the team • Accountable to set work and supervise the team to ensure output targets are achieved o Organise and prepare overtime and holiday in conjunction with Deputy Operations Manager o Input to development review and training needs and plan to ensure cross training takes place within cell o Monitor performance, initiate investigations where needed to understand current situation o Understand and act as a role model for the people philosophy o Lead the daily team stand-ups, reporting on the status of units in production and flowing down day to day communications as necessary o Maintain team board including visual metrics, action plans and other relevant information o Promote and embed an improvement culture and share best practice with other team leaders • Tackle issues blocking daily outputs o Lead efforts to resolve conflicts and problems within team and, if necessary, seek assistance from Deputy or Operations Managers • Adhere to standard processes that support business requirements • Accountable for the 5S standards and all HS&E tasks for their team area Personal Characteristics: • Good influencing skills • Good communication skills • Good understanding of CI and 5S principles and their application • Ability to deal with conflict • Action oriented Manufacturing skills: • Basic soldering, wire terminals and printed circuit board • Brazing of main generator terminals • Balancing of Rotor assemblies and some minor surface grind / milling capability Heat / Freeze operation for stator sink • Hand and Machine winding • Gold Soldering From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks and/or learn new skills which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.
At Labinal Power Systems we are designing systems for aircraft of the future, providing actuator drive and power control electronics that help our customers surpass the performance standards of the best aircraft flying today. As a result of more new business wins we are seeking to further expand our team. Applying industry leading design and management techniques, our group at Pitstone are creating outstanding aircraft electronics, bringing reliability, high performance, long term maintainability and enhanced fuel economy to our customers. The manufacturing engineer will work as part of an operations module and as part of an ME team to deliver the following activities: o Support the Work Engineering Department with the sites TPM regime. o Maintain the PUWER database for existing and new machinery. o Work across Engineering and Operation in ensuring compliance with REACH. o Preparation and control of site wide CAPEX installations. o Risk management and work with the HSE Manager to ratify and question findings/actions o Control the implementation of procedure in compliance with DSEAR regulations o Prepare tooling budgets where appropriate. o Maintain and create production layouts, standard operations & other configuration documents. o Work with manufacturing and supply teams on all issues of a technical nature for problem solving, root cause analysis and corrective action delivery. o Write process FMEA and complete Risk Assessments, close the loop on identified actions. o Have a full working knowledge of all electrical and mechanical assembly techniques. o Challenge conventions in order to ensure continuous improvements. o At all points during production process give manufacturing technical input when required o Deployment of lean sigma to modules and deliver employee training as needed Skills and Experience required o Experience of working within a component manufacturing or engineering environment. o Relevant mechanical or electronics qualification or equivalent o Good problem solving skills and experience of formal techniques o Green or black belt trained or other CI experience o NEBOSH / IOSH qualification desirable o An ability to produce concise reports and effective presentations. o A working knowledge of electrical and mechanical assembly, manufacturing and test. o An understanding of the major manufacturing control and information systems is essential. o Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing philosophies, i.e. design for manufacture I assembly / test techniques. o Ability to communicate effectively at all levels o Must be able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and creativity. o Computer Literate (MS Office). o Must be able to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team to tight deadlines
Programme Sourcing Manager To manage the Programme interface for the supply chain function, to personally lead the NPI Strategic Sourcing activities within new programmes, Work alongside Senior Strategic sourcing manager to develop and implement a world class sourcing process with KPI’s, demonstrable control, and continuous improvement. To Develop and manage Design to Cost process with a programme team, Ensure early supplier input to programmes, which leverage’s spend and relationship to achieve programme targets and maximise competitive business advantage through the life of a product. Co-ordinating activities across sites, project teams and commodity teams, the role will provide a single point of accountability for sourcing performance in relation to a programme and business. Responsibilities: SOURCING INPUT TO PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT • Manage the NPI from a supply chain perspective to ensure it is delivered on time and in budget • Ensure sourcing support is identified and allocated to the Project. • Prepare supply chain cost estimates for bid activity including contract flow down • Manage Supply chain Program coordinators time and activity • Create a sourcing Strategy for each Program100% aligned to commodity strategy • Drive Commodity and Project for highest level of assembly in line with MvB strategy • Monitor all NPI activity and report out progress on A3. • Establish and agree material cost targets and track actual costs through project/programme development. • Track and manager cost creep, ensure that the business is aware and taking actions on negative impact • To ensure material cost drivers are understood and visible to the programme teams/ engineers. • To ensure prototype and initial production parts are available on time to the programme schedule, realising opportunities to compress lead times and reduce time to market. • To ensure suppliers are capable of meeting the agreed quality standards. • To ensure that a robust and appropriate supply chain is in place capable of meeting volume production requirements. SOURCING STRATEGY DEPLOYMENT • To communicate product technology requirements to the commodity teams and ensure that sourcing strategies and design rules are in place to support the programme. • Develop and Deploy Design to cost methodology into programme team • Develop and Deploy Value Analysis and Value Engineering into programme team • Develop and Deploy Should be Costing Methodology into programme team • To ensure that programmes comply with sourcing strategies and design rules defined by commodity teams. • To keep commodity teams aware of future programme requirements to aid future strategy development. COMMERCIAL • To generate and deploy best practice procedures and discipline into the Program and project sourcing Team. • To provide guidance to the project team on the impact of customer specified terms and conditions in the supply base. • To ensure that customer terms and conditions are communicated to the commodity teams for flow-down the suppliers. • To ensure that development and supply agreements are structured in line with customer terms and programme objectives. • To ensure that all customer related sourcing restrictions are understood and complied with. GENERAL • Manage and develop programme sourcing resource. • To be part of the leadership team within Supply Chain. • To taking a leading role in Bid support for Major new Programmes • To keenly follow best practice and latest techniques PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS • Demonstrated experience of operating at all levels of an organisation • Good understanding of engineering ( mechanical or Electronics) and ability to influence designs • Demonstrate able experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment • Demonstrated commercial awareness / ability • Good interpersonal skills, and ability to apply them within an engineering / design / manufacturing environment.
OBJECTIVES Assure the quality of the articles and services purchased and/or procured by the company. Propose customer improvement plans and assist in bringing them to a successful conclusion. TASKS Promote continuous improvement among suppliers by implementing effective methodologies. MAIN ACTIVITIES Supplier selection process •Quality representative responsible for approving new supplier Industrialization of products / process: •ensure the industrialization process takes place in compliance with the procedures in force •contribute to industrialization reviews •represent quality in the industrial validation process (PVI) that ends with the Final Article Inspection •organize PVI critical reviews at the suppliers •validate Product/supplier combinations. Supplier Management •ensure the Quality Assurance Plan (System, Product, Transfer) has been compiled by the suppliers, •plan and implement the appropriate monitoring actions at the suppliers’ (system, products and processes, industrialization and mass-production phase), •coordinate the handling of system, process and product anomalies (DACs, Product nonconformances and Waivers), •decide whether or not to approve supplier waiver requests after analysis of the pertinence of the causal analysis and corrective actions, •ensure corrective and preventive actions have been effectively implemented internally and at the supplier •measure the effectiveness of the actions implemented as a result of anomalies, •coordinate and/or participate in the handling of quality crises until they are cleared, •ensure that sub-tier suppliers are controlled by the supplier, •ensure that the suppliers have control over their tools, self-control, final inspection, etc. •provide the elements making it possible to pass on non-quality costs to the suppliers, •provide feedback after non-quality events have occurred. Develop and Promote Improvement Plans • measure and communicate the suppliers’ quality performance level, •represent quality at supplier performance reviews, •analyze the rating results, to have the supplier action plans implemented and to measure their effectiveness, AUTHORITY / QUALIFICATIONS Implement the necessary inspection operations if a malfunction occurs and propose, if necessary, the utilization of third party protection. REQUIRED COMPETENCES AND QUALITIES 1 – LEARNING / KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of the company (process, organization, environment, etc.) Knowledge of the company’s applicable reference system and particularly the basics of Quality Knowledge of HSE policy (identify the risks) Knowledge of the purchasing quality reference system and the purchased process Knowledge of the audit techniques (System, Process, Product, Service Quality) Safety rules related to travel and visits to the supplier. 2 – KNOW-HOW / COMPETENCES Ability to use quality and continuous improvement tools (Process FMECA, Risk analysis, Process Control, Causal analysis, 8D) Know how to propose detailed objectives Know how to draw up a monitoring plan Know how to alert if processes should deviate from the procedures in force 3 – INTERPERSONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS Detail orientated, Reactivity, Ability to communicate and work with others in project mode, Analytical and diagnostic skills, Objectivity Be capable of defining priorities, Ability to solve problems, Assertiveness, Know how to position oneself as a customer in relation to the supplier.
- To initiate and lead technical investigations and corrective action plans in support of ongoing product integrity and customer investigations. - Provide external customer communications and champion the customer internally. - Lead Product Support engineering programmes with the suppliers and customers. - Provide training as required to internal and external customers. - Product and deliver product training & course material to internal and external customers - Analysis of in-service and test data to identify source of equipment problems. - Initiate and lead corrective action programmes on company products - Evaluate proposed changes, in order to validate design schemes for modification of equipment. - Communicate findings and recommendations verbally and written via Engineering reports and co-ordination memos to internal and external customers. - Provide design and development support to MRO, Global Support Centre, and aftermarket teams including advice and recommendation for ECR’s and Concessions. - Ensure the total support of internal and external customers, by answering technical queries, leading in-service programmes, and supporting the repair and testing of company products. - Instigate changes to internal and external product documentation and publications -Conduct correlation testing and approval for test validation of test equipment for external customers. -Technically represent Labinal Power Systems at meetings with customers and suppliers. - Provide engineer support for technical documentation and ILS function tasks - Manage assigned product support engineers - Propose salvage and repair scheme documents. - Support the creation of Costed Technical Proposals -Manage in-service PROMPT work packages assigned by projects - Act as delegated representative of the Product Support Mgr as required.
Role Summary Due to business growth an exciting opportunity has been opened to join our Aftermarket Sales team. We are seeking ambitious individuals who are energetic; tenacious; possess strong interpersonal savvy and a demonstrable drive to succeed. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and performance of new and existing business development activities within the aftermarket team for Labinal Power Systems, with the aim of achieving maximum profitability and growth whilst working in line with company vision and values. Customer Support and Business Development Managers within the Aftermarket Sales team carry out a diverse range of activities such as developing and implementing robust sales plans and strategies that will lead to a growth in sales and profitability in their relevant market. Take an active role in the generation of sales leads and the creation of marketing plans. A strong involvement in the whole bid review process, ensuring all bids are within the business strategy. Customer relationship skills are crucial for this role to ensure that the team is well positioned for future business opportunities and customer expectations are fully met. From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the company to perform other tasks which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and where necessary training will be given Personal Characteristics To be successful in this role you should ideally be degree qualified in a relevant area such as Business/Engineering, or have strong experience in this field. An extensive experience in sales management ideally in the Aerospace Aftermarket Industry combined with the experience of successfully leading sales opportunities through to deal closure; and an extensive knowledge of supplier relationship management. Strong candidates for this role will possess strong problem solving and time management skills; an ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customers and strong negotiation, influencing and communication skills. Candidates applying for this role must have a willingness to travel for domestic and overseas business (Approximately 50% of the time.)
Ensure program quality throughout its life cycle in compliance with the Customer contractual Quality PLan. This includes the quality of Program management, Development, Production 9 products and corresponding services delivered to the customers and partners). Propose to the Program team solutions to meet customer's quality expectations despite operationl difficulties. 1/ Build and maintain a good customer relationship in the field of quality: - To be the customers key contact with the Authorities and the Customers for the quality aspects and assist the program Manager for these aspects - To develop, supervise the implementation, have approved by the Customer and manage the Program Quality plan to make sure that the program management plans are properly organized and implemented. - To ensure that the Customers' needs and requirements are taken into account and ensure their satisfaction 2/Guarantee the quality/the conformity of the products and the related services delivereed to the customers and/or to the partners and ensure compliance with the deadlines: - To be answerable to the PM for achieving all of the Quality objectives and deliverables, Customers'requirements ( costs,d eadlines, performance, etc....) - To make sure that risks are identifies and managed and all the measures necessary for the achivement of the program objectives have been implemented 3/Define and implement with the operational staff the progress plans that make it possible to improve quality performance: - To make sure that the audits resulting from Customer audits are monitored - To profit from the knowledge derived from ratings/satisfaction assessments, cutstomer complaints and any other customer information and then make sure that the action plans have been implemented - To develop program Quality indicators and keep them up to date (ENQD, Non-Quality Cost, Level of non-quality, On Time Delivery rate, etc) - To analyze those indicators and identify the areas for improvement - To train the persons involved in the customers'quality requirements - Ensure watchman's role and detect eventual problem/issues - Promote and verify the application of program qulaity processes and propose an appropriate internal audit plan - Ensure the follow-through of actions pursuant to Customer or Authority audits and contribute to resolving any malfunction, risk or event endangering program objectives and Customer satisfaction, including root cause analysis, implementation and follow-up of the action plan, verification of its effectiveness - Ensuring that supplier FAIs9in house and suppliers) for the program are completed and are satisfactory - Preparation of the full FAI data package for customer submittal, where applicable - Concession and MRB management for their assigned programs - FRACAS management and closure, including root cause and corrective action
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