Qatar Airways Careers 2017

Manager Technical Supply Chain

About Your Job:

In this role as Manager Technical Supply Chain, you will be responsible for planning, procurement, storage and supply of aircraft parts, components, material and equipment to support the scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance activities of Qatar Executive and other group airlines, while remaining under the umbrella of Qatar Airways Technical Supply Chain. You will be responsible for negotiations and preparation of all contracts concerning material purchase, component maintenance and the management of the repair cycle and the availability of serviceable units. You will ensure all logistical activities are correctly certified and that all records are retained and stored safely for the designated statutory period. You are accountable for organization, maintenance and ongoing development of an efficient and cost effective supply chain to ensure the correct and efficient planning, purchasing and storage of approved aircraft parts and material. You will participate in the definition of the technical contractual maintenance and initial provisioning agreements with third party customers. You will develop and manage implementation of policies, procedures and objectives for QE Supply Chain and other customers. You will develop in-depth process for order delivery scheduling and transportation to ensure reduction of logistics costs and improve supply chain performance. You will be responsible for planning, controlling and administering QE supply chain budget. You must ensure for QE aircraft types that the right parts are held in the right place at the right time to ensure effective maintenance and aircraft reliability. You will be responsible for the management of logistics comprising goods received, storage requirements and distribution of incoming and outgoing material, packing and shipping. You will be responsible for the procurement of all technical materials and ensure purchases are at the lowest cost, consistent with approved quality and standards.

You must ensure that all relevant airworthiness documents and certifications are received and processed in accordance with QCAA/EASA statutory regulations. You will ensure all logistics practices and procedures are established in compliance with QCAA / EASA part 145 requirements for establishing a quality system within QE to ensure that all logistical activities are accomplished to the highest standards. You will manage the QE component repair cycle ensuring high component availability. You will also be responsible for “Master Parts Data” on the ERP system with respect that all part numbers effective to QE fleet, include correct description, vendor code, aircraft effectivity, interchange ability, ATA chapter, essentiality code and other industry standard parameters as normally indicated on the system. You will ensure inventory is optimized with the right balance of investment and stock holding. You will consult and liaise with aircraft manufacturers and parts vendors in matters relating to aircraft parts, tooling and other materials. You will provide assistance to the AOG desk and check support group to find solutions for material critical and AOG demands. Through monthly management reporting you will demonstrate supply chain performance, activity, trends and return on investment. You will act as an account manager for third party supply chain customers. You will monitor material incoming inspection system developing MOE and TPM procedures and the economic store keeping of all materials. You will continuously review RSPL, inventory / float levels to determine optimum part holding ensuring business cases are well prepared and justified. You must ensure cabin standards are maintained to a “Five Star” standard and ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor and take necessary actions to minimize open defects with respect to IFE, cabin maintenance, and acceptable deferred defects. You will review inventory on a regular basis and determine slow or non-moving parts, obsolete parts, and surplus materials that can be offered on sale, loan or exchange to other airlines or companies. You will consult and liaise with the aircraft / component manufacturer and repair agencies regarding technical data to resolve or clarify issues related to the parts used during repairs of aircraft parts, tooling and other materials.


About You: To be successful in this role you must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent. You will hold minimum 8 years of relevant experience. Previous experience in Vendor Management with aircraft manufacturers, airlines or MRO is essential. Contract management experience is highly preferred.

You will have a high level of understanding of Supply Chain concepts within an airline or MRO environment. Knowledge of contract and commercial negotiations relating to service and products agreements is essential. You will have the ability to understand complex vendor contracts and develop own specifications to meet operational and financial requirements. You should have good proficiency in computer software for reporting and matrix development. You should have the ability to delegate work, set clear direction and foster teamwork among team members.


Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Passport
3. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate

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