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Materials Administrator (002123) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Role:

The Materials Administrator will be an integral member of the Aviation Business Unit, working closely with the Line Maintenance and Installation teams to ensure all material is available to meet the aircraft work plan. The successful candidate will need to have substantial experience of working in an aircraft maintenance environment, with experience of material movements and logistics. 

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and provide supply support to ensure proper inventory control planning and scheduling to meet contractual commitments
  • Track and review key performance indicators for repair parts to include on time delivery, quality, and supplier responsiveness utilising available programmes
  • Monitor aircraft time-change component schedule to ensure replacement components are ordered according to flying hour requirements
  • Review Critical Item Lists and coordinate with Management team
  • Monitor procedures for the control and turn-in of serviceable and unserviceable, recoverable and repairable parts, materials, and equipment.
  • Review production schedules and related information and confer with managers to determine the material requirements necessary to support the flying hour programme
  • Recommend logistical plan to support the maintenance production schedule
  • Maintain a working relationship and coordinate with internal and external customers to ensure proper logistics support is maintained
  • Coordinate with the customer, the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), engineering, management, subcontractors and other personnel as necessary to resolve issues pertaining to supply and logistic
  • Ensure that parts, materials, supplies, equipment and services conform to specified requirements and are delivered in a timely manner
  • Play an active part in problem resolution, communicating plan to customers, and following up to ensure problems are resolved. Identify and ensure customer requirements are met, and assess and analyse data to determine customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the preparation, maintenance, and accuracy of forms, files, records, reports and other applicable documents pertaining to the procurement, acquisition, issue, turn-in, and disposal of government parts, materials, supplies, and equipment. Review documentation for accuracy, completeness, and legibility
  • Report all deviations from established policies or procedures, changes caused by the contractor, or non-compliance with regulations and changes
  • Ensure summaries, analyses, and other data necessary to determine the quality of the overall maintenance effort is submitted to the Manager
  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of section in relation to established goals. Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation, while lowering costs

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in a similar role within the Airline industry
  • Advanced IT literacy
  • Ability to communicate at all organisational levels
  • History of being a team player and team builder
  • Ability to set the right priorities in a complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Positive and energetic attitude
  • Capability to work autonomously as well as a self-starter and self-motivated
  • Ability to adapt and change in a dynamic working environment


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