Latest Videos

The best first class in the world?

Jetwave_video

The face of Emirates has changed from Jennifer Aniston to… Jeremy Clarkson? Join Jeremy as he explains the features of the new Boeing 777 first class suites

16 November, 2017


Fly Transpose

Jetwave_video

You’ve seen the renderings and read our DETAILED FEATURE, and now you can really get a feel for the Transpose modular concept created by Airbus’s A3 division

16 November, 2017


Visit Our YouTube Channel

Read Latest Issue

Three redesigned first class suites are due to be revealed imminently. Which do you think will be the
most impressive?

Supplier Spotlight

Join our
LinkedIn Group


Recruitment

« back to listing

Acro – Head of purchasing

Crawley, UK

 Acro has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of Purchasing to join our fast-growing business. Reporting into the Operations Director and working closely with engineering, accounts, production and external suppliers, the Head of Purchasing will lead the development of partnerships with suppliers, manage the timely delivery and cost effective purchasing of all production and consumable materials, introduce and develop new and existing suppliers into the NPD process.

Key responsibilities:

• Build and maintain real, mutually beneficial partnerships with new and existing suppliers. Coach and develop the purchasing team to achieve the companies and their own aspirations
• Drive the purchasing team to achieve and maintain tight purchasing schedules. Reduce material costs wherever possible within the guidelines of quality standards and inventory levels
• Negotiate contracts for supply of material from existing and new suppliers to also include upholding and improving quality standards of materials received
• Develop processes to guarantee adequate and on-time delivery of materials for production. Development, implementation and continuous improvement of all purchasing and material control systems
• Setting and ensuring achievement on short-term targets and long-term goals for the purchasing and manufacturing operations
• Source new materials, processes and suppliers for new and existing products, as required

To be successful in this position you will have/be:
• Previous purchasing management experience within a progressive manufacturing / engineering environment
• Experience within the aerospace industry would be a distinct advantage although not essential
• Excellent organization and coordination skill with a creative approach to problem solving to ensure a key alignment between purchasing, the supply chain, manufacturing and customer services
• Strong team management, motivation, nurturing and dynamic leadership skills. First class negotiation skill with a target- and results-driven approach
• Excellent relationship building ability with a partnership in supply chain style
• Knowledge of modern manufacturing practices and NPD (New Product Development)
• Fully conversant in the use and management of ERP / MRP systems and inventory control processes

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and award-winning high growth business and add significant value to the Procurement division and wider Business, apply now for your chance to be considered!

To apply for this position please visit http://acro.aero/careers/

Your CV will then be held on our central database; if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us.



Would you like to advertise a job vacancy to 25,000 senior aircraft interior designers, specifiers and key decision makers worldwide?


Aircraftinteriorsinternational.com offers this service free of charge. To advertise a vacancy, simply email a job description, detailing the location, salary band, any required qualifications and experience, and how to apply to Adam Gavine, editor, email: adam.gavine@ukimediaevents.com.

RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

From our 2004 archive, Boeing invites you to step aboard Flight 960 with Jenny, one of a host of fictional characters that Boeing was using to explore tomorrow's travel experience. Jenny was envisioned as a passenger in 2016, so see how today's experience compares…
Click here to read more

Airbus is consolidating cabin design and the passenger experience across its model range with the Airspace brand, which may just gain airlines a few more ‘likes’ on social media
Click here to read more

The Desire Lines concept has been conceived to shape a new future for the aerospace industry – and for Zodiac Aerospace
Click here to read more

The SportJet isn’t just another concept: this airborne sports clinic is part of Sukhoi’s strategy to boost sales of the SuperJet 100 regional aircraft, and it is ready for team orders
Click here to read more

Could a freighter hold the secret to the next-generation passenger experience? A3, an Airbus outpost in California, believes that with its Transpose concept, it does. Let’s give Transpose a closer look – and a reality check
Click here to read more


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the aircraft interiors industry. Want to see your company included? Contact simon.hughes@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

فروشگاه اینترنتی فروشگاه اینترنتی سیستم همکاری در فروش ماهواره جیبی اندروید کانال تلگرام چت روم ماهواره آنلاین اندروید دانلود فیلم فروشگظ;ه اینترنتی

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the aircraft interiors community? Good or bad, we'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to adam.gavine@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email simon.hughes@ukimediaevents.com