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Job Ref:  TWMA-UKCW01187798
Employer:  Bombardier Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Crewe
12/10/2016 22:02
Bombardier Transportation is a global engineering company that's shaping the evolution of mobility. We have a rich heritage behind us, but it's our innovative approach that puts us at the forefront of our industry. At the heart of everything are our employees and our suppliers, with whom mobility truly begins.

Bombardier's facility at Crewe is the company's Centre of Excellence for Component Repair and Overhaul (CRO) services in the UK. The facility has achieved near perfect execution in terms of cost, quality and delivery for the past years. The Crewe facility focuses its services on overhauls of wheelsets, bogies, AC and DC motors, as well as rewinds of DC motors. Larger contracts will also see overhaul work for items such as pantographs, compressors and other ancillary components, while engaging in continuous improvement initiatives.

We are currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Coordinator (m/f) based in the Crewe, United Kingdom.

  • Responsible for the continuation of supply chain strategy and relationship with nominated suppliers
  • Placing /expediting purchase orders and MRP (Material Requirements Planning) generated schedules
  • Supplier performance monitoring and performance reviews
  • Pricing for Internal / External enquiries
  • Management of inventory parameters and stock reduction for designated parts
  • Resolution of queries relating to supplier payments


  • Validation of material demand
  • Creating and managing Purchase Orders / Schedules and related processes
  • Expediting material deliveries to ensure On-time delivery (OTD) targets are achieved
  • Manage SAP exception messages daily
  • Challenge, mitigate and negotiate costs and report savings in SMIS
  • Maintain SAP database on Vendor pricing lead times and contract validity
  • Conduct Supplier performance reviews covering OTD, NCRs and costs
  • Report KPI's and identify mitigation plans for poor performing suppliers
Inventory management
  • Pro-actively maintain inventory parameters for designated parts to provide the optimum balance between inventory cost and service level
  • Ensure SAP inventory parameter settings are accurate at all times
  • Negotiate PO changes with suppliers to ensure due dates and quantities are aligned to fluctuations in Operations requirements
Continuous improvement
  • Drive reductions in supplier lead times and costs
  • Implement supply chain solutions with regular suppliers (eg Service Exchange , VMI , 2-bin, Kanbans, Consignments) to minimize inventory costs and improve service level
  • Using LEAN principles, identify areas for improvement in the SSC (Supply Chain Coordination) process
Customer interface
  • Process supplier RFQs (Requests for Quotations) to support both project and external customers
  • Liaise between suppliers and customers on M&D costs on rotables
  • Prioritise expediting for UVS requirements

  • Experience in deployment of Supply Chain Management strategies
  • Knowledge of inventory management practices and techniques
  • Understanding of demand management for material requirements
  • Working knowledge of SAP purchasing and inventory modules
  • Trained in LEAN methodology or other type of Continuous improvement tools, such as 5 S, Kaisen or Visualisation management
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills including presentation skills; Oriented towards professional development
  • Fluent in English

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Posting date: 13.10.2016
Closing date: 12.11.2016
Competitive salary range
Number of working hours: 37

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