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4 months ago
Morson International
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Location: Yeovil
Job type: Contract
Contact: Sue Orr
Sector: Aviation
Category: Coordinator Jobs

Morson has an exciting opportunity for two Production Availability Officers to join the team of a busy Aerospace Company in Yeovil. This role was advertised previously but we have received an up to date Job Spec, please see below:


The Production Availability Officer is to be the Assembly and Flight Line Aircraft Managers single point of contact for all material supply. Reporting to the Production SLICT Manager and working proactively to ensure the Aircraft Manager has all parts available, to the required MPP.


Located within the production/flight line, act as the single point of contact for all material part supply.

Utilising the kit plan, inform the Aircraft Manager of kits that shall be delivered and their proposed delivery date.

Provide accurate information, in advance, of parts that shall be within, or be omitted from the kit at the time of delivery.

Where part availability is such that the kit is to be postponed for picking, ensure the Aircraft Manager is informed. In liaison with the Aircraft Manager, agree alternate kit picking and advise the SLICT Manager and Kit Planning Team accordingly.

Ensure kits are delivered to the required MPP. Liaise with Warehouse supplier if kits are late and escalate if necessary.

Accept the kits from the Warehouse on behalf of the Aircraft Manager.

Deal with any kit discrepancies directly with the Warehouse kitting team.

Be fully aware of the material status for assets, both which are already late to the MPP requirement or are forecasted to be late for a forthcoming MPP.

Expedite material from external suppliers via the external MSM team. Ensure material priorities are understood and are being escalated and actioned appropriately.

Expedite material from within internal plant (both UK and Italy) via the internal MSM team. Ensure material priorities are understood and are being escalated and actioned appropriately.

Ensure late material priorities are understood, recorded and escalated accordingly.

Ensure late material requirements i.e. late loading to BoM are suitably recorded.

Attend daily aircraft board review meetings to review aircraft build progress, identify risks and priorities and provide current material status position. This shall include updating the board with the material status accordingly.

In liaison with Aircraft Managers, identify critical shortages that could impact the achievement of the build schedule and escalate accordingly.

Escalate all programme risks to SLICT Manager

Continually monitor the location of trailing shortages.

Expedite trailing shortages through the Warehouse processing activity

Accept receipt of trailing shortages and ensure placed in correct kitting trays and kit contents lists updated accordingly.

Submit Stores Requisitions for timely supply of Raw Material

Liaise with MRP to ensure SAP requirements allow effective and efficient delivery of components.

Ensure the MRP system is updated to reflect movement of parts from one aircraft to another.

Maintain Aircraft Build Key Milestone charts and look ahead proactively to mitigate any risk of failure to meet revenue milestones e.g. Fuel, Power On etc.

Ensure that Direct Line Feed (DLF) Material is provide with each production kit as necessary.

Coordinate corrective action for DLF supply and non-availability of DLF

Raise Quality Notifications (QN's) in order to create new requirements.

Raise Replacement Part Notes (RPN's)

Raise Service Notifications (SN's) to request parts to be returned for modification

Ensure parts for return are collected by the warehouse team and are routed through the Quarantine Store.

Support the Aircraft Manager with the generation of Production Orders.

Identify and advise opportunities to eliminate non-conformance both internally and in the supply chain ensuring effective corrective and preventative actions are implemented and documented.

Take part in business improvement initiatives and carry out business improvement activities.

Take a proactive approach to personal development

Train others in the role as required


Sound educational background with demonstrated competency through experience

Integrity and professional approach

Team worker who is highly customer focussed

Background in an Aerospace or high integrity manufacturing environment

Knowledge of Company Quality Systems

Computer literate, able to manipulate excel spreadsheets

Working knowledge of SAP within MM, PP and QM modules

Knowledge of assembly and/or manufacturing techniques

Good communicator

Understanding of Aircraft Build Logic and overview of the MRP function and Manufacturing Engineering

Ability to present to and train others both formally and informally

Good working knowledge of material supply and build operation activities.


Coordinating material flow for aircraft production/flight lines in the Yeovil site.

Reporting to Production SLICT Manager

Achievement of multimillion pound milestones and aircraft deliveries

Prioritisation and allocation of high value assets for production

Kitting of high value material for production lines

Please send cv or ring Sue Orr on

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