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EEE Supply Officer

Publish Date
12 Oct 2017
Airbus Defence and Space
Portsmouth GBR
Reference Code
10372044 CC EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Supplier Management
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
No work experience

EEE Supply Officer

Airbus Defence & Space Portsmouth

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A vacancy for a EEE Supply Officer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.

The EEE Centre is looking for an Engineer with substantial procurement experience in bare PCB / Electrical / Electronic components to work as a Supply Officer managing the procurement of hi-rel (high reliability) EEE (Electrical, Electronic, Electro-mechanical) components and bare PCBs/Substrates in accordance with Military / ESCC / IPC Specifications for space applications. The Supply Officer has operational responsibility for the procurement of EEE/PCB components from purchase request up to release to stock, for allocated suppliers / products.

The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Tasks & accountabilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage EEE/PCB requisition release process from user release to purchase order preparation, including supplier selection
  • Manage overall purchase order life cycle for designated suppliers, including order approval
  • Follow up operationally the suppliers, implement recovery plan if necessary, manage the deliveries and acceptance of incoming inspection
  • Utilise knowledge of the EEE/PCB supplier base to negotiate price, lead-time, terms & conditions, etc., with component suppliers for the benefit of projects.
  • Manage the issue and assessment of suitable RFQs for components.
  • Status and exception reporting regarding procurement activities

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Required skills

Qualifications and/or Skills

  • Higher vocational qualifications in one of Materials/Electronics/Physics/Engineering or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: Communication – written and verbal, team working, professional behaviour, negotiation.
  • Highly productive approach: Proactive behaviour, Self-motivation, Flexibility, highly reactive to priorities.
  • Skilled user of business systems and processes, e.g. Materials Requirements Planning, Parts Data Management.
  • Strong IT Competency

Previous Experience

  • Significant experience within an electronics/aerospace/PCB industry environment, working within a Procurement, Supply Management, function.
  • Experience as EEE/PCB Supply Manager or Procurement Engineer in European/US Space industry.
  • Procurement Experience with SAP or other MRP system.


United Kingdom
Airbus Defence and Space
approx.. 1,000
Open positions
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