Senior Rotable Controller
Embraer 135/145 Fleet
Glasgow, Purchasing Department
(1 year contract)
We are looking for an experienced Rotable Controller Specialist to join the Purchasing Team, based in Glasgow for one-year contract.
The Rotable Controller will be responsible for managing all Embraer 135/145 component repair tasks (Schedules & Non Scheduled) and Embraer 135/145 spares inventory, maintaining performance and cost-efficiency. The role requires a qualified individual capable of maintaining and improving the current purchasing structure by developing the supplier base, implementing supplier contracts, driving cost-down negotiations.
The role reports to the Material Support Manager and has two direct reports (rotable controllers).
Q Evaluate, select and implement new sources of supply based on technical and/or buying specifications to meet the maintenance requirements.
Q Review all the components removed from Embraer 135/145 Loganair aircraft and ensure they are processed by nominated Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) companies.
Q Control inventory items throughout the repair and overhaul process, liaising heavily with nominated MRO's on areas such as warranties, scope of work, quotations.
Q Will timely manage all the repairs and quotations (assistance from technical department will be available to support this task) with positive impacts on reliability, safety, quality and financial results.
Q Drive and deliver a strategy to support with stock levels and inventory control to cover Loganair’s Spare Parts Network.
Q Negotiate with suppliers (MRO s / Vendors / Repair Agencies) to ensure the best value for money is delivered.
Q Manage the suppliers time frames and quality of services, ensure that suppliers meet their contractual obligations, and that the contract requirements are successfully delivered.
Q Generate monthly reports for Head of Purchasing and Logistics/ Director Of Engineering/ Finance Department of the costs incurred by the maintenance of Embraer 135/145 components, create forecasting reports for budgeting purpose.
Q Drive team performance and ensure all the other team members supporting the Embraer 135/145 fleet are developed and are meeting targets within a timely manner.
Skills and Attributes:
Q Ability to understand the market (parts availability and resources, delivery terms and prices) and to use it for the Company’s benefit.
Q Knowledge of purchasing, supply chain and planning, resource allocation, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the stock replenishment and distribution of goods with minimum cost.
Q Strategic & innovative thinker with ability to drive initiatives.
Q Evidence of rapid progression or personal achievements in previous procurement role(s).
Q Ability to quantify the financial impact of procurement with a cost reduction orientation
Q Proficiency in Microsoft Packages is necessary and prior use of OASES (or similar) would be beneficial.
To apply for the position, please submit your CV and a covering letter in support of your application by email.