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Strategic Procurement Specialist (m/f) Ref. ESML


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Strategic Procurement Specialist (m/f) Ref. ESML

SR Technics is one of the world's leading providers of technical solutions to airlines. Through our integrated service solutions we make sure our customer airlines have airworthy aircraft ready and available to fly. To and from any destination. Around the clock, around the globe.

We are currently looking for reinforcing our procurement and sourcing team. We have the pleasure to hire a

Strategic Procurement Specialist (f/m), Ref. ESML

In this role you will be reporting to the Head of Strategic Procurement, Engine Leasing & Licensing. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to Strategic Procurement and in particular the Used Serviceable Material (USM) business.

Your tasks:

  • Recommend the most appropriate and efficient method for formation of strategic sourcing initiatives/agreements for Engine Services with special focus on USM

  • Negotiate strategic sourcing agreements and any changes in vendor contracts in accordance with compliances, policies, rules and regulations

  • Negotiate with vendors/contractors to obtain maximum benefit to Engine Services from contracts, incl. engine teardown agreements

  • Decide if recurring purchases are appropriate for strategic sourcing agreement/initiatives

  • Decide if proposed contract changes and modifications are reasonable and in the best interest of Engine Services as well as compliant and according to policies, rules and regulations

  • Apply negotiation skills to resolve contractual supplier and vendor disputes with an acceptable outcome for the parties per compliance, policies, rules and regulations

  • Decide appropriate resolution to problems that may arise during the strategic sourcing contracting processes by mediating disputes between Engine Services and the vendor/contractor

  • Develop and maintains awareness of changing business trends in the USM marketplace and the possible impact to Engine Services

  • Develop and composes bids specification in such a manner that Engine Services' needs are addressed

  • Defend and/or justify an award of a formal bid or proposal in the event of a formal protest filed by a vendor/contractor with support of Senior Management of Engine Services

  • Analyze bid responses to determine the most responsive and responsible bidder to optimize total cost for Engine Services

  • Analyze spend data/trends to identify and develop overall USM strategic sourcing initiatives which meet the needs of Engine Services and recommend agreement formation based on research of spend, end-user impact, feedback and activity along with marketplace analysis

  • Recommend and justify strategic sourcing initiatives by using data mining tools to conduct spend analysis, prepare supporting reports/spreadsheets, comparisons with focus on USM

  • Assist in the development of internal policies and tools necessary to implement strategic sourcing initiatives and assists in prioritizing strategic sourcing initiatives

  • Work collaboratively with the Operational Procurement in the development and formation of strategic sourcing agreements

  • Valuate engines given their condition and material content for Engine Services as well as for customers

  • Apply economic methods and lean processes for the improvement and simplification of procurement activities

  • Lead the USM project and support others within the department as well as the Engine Services organization  

Your profile:

  • A higher procurement or trading related education

  • Work experience within the aviation industry, parts trading is a plus

  • Experience in commercial jet engine valuation

  • Advanced user of MS Office especially with Excel (functions, pivot)

  • Working knowledge of SAP appreciated

  • Proficient in English (written & spoken), German skills are highly desired

  • Accurate and structured working style

  • Motivated, self-driven and reliable team player

  • Task delivery against set deadlines (prioritization and working time elasticity)

  • Effective working relations building text

Your chance:

We offer you an attractive position in a global and dynamic company in the aircraft maintenance business. Are you ready to demonstrate your negotiation competences? We are looking forward to receive your application.