Readiness Associate

Posted 03 November 2021
Up to £40060.00 per annum + Company Bonus
LocationDarlington
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Support
ReferenceBBBH491990_1635942264

Job description


We are looking for a talented Readiness Associate to join our team specialising in Engineering for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington and remote home working.


This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week. Starting salary is £40,060


In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Perform role as program build boss, involving management of build meeting, setting the aim/plan and following up on build issues to ensure on time delivery

  • Responsible for communication with different plants and stakeholders

  • Support Readiness Leader through maintenance of the readiness tracker and leading readiness meetings. Will need to make use of Buy Lists from Excel or NPID.

  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for prototype parts on the supply base and conducting regular follow ups to ensure on-time delivery. Will take appropriate problem-solving activity when delivery is at risk.

  • Will be responsible for tracking and documenting engine status from order entry through to shipment, including any requirement for upgrades.

  • Ensuring that engines are shipped and invoiced on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Assist program management with budget planning, tracking & analysis of variances.



To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Relevant experience in a supply chain function

  • Experience within a VPI (New Product Introduction) function or team is preferred

  • Needs to have proficient Excel & Office Package Skills

  • Must be able to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment

  • Be an effective communication and meeting skills

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