FHS Repair Manager (m/f)

Publish Date
10 Aug 2018
Blagnac FRA
Reference Code
10410162 LH EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Supplier Management
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Early career (2 to 3 years of experience)

FHS Repair Manager (m/f)

Airbus Blagnac

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. 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 ‘FHS Supply Chain Repair Manager (m/f)’ has arisen within Airbus Blagnac.

Airbus FHS is providing Component exchange program for maintenance purpose to Airlines.
In this fast growing business (+30% per year mini), you will be the main point of contact with Suppliers for FHS Component repair and Supply Chain activities.

In a widely international environment, with colleagues in Europe, Asia and USA, you will be accountable of the performance of a set of Suppliers in Component repair Services, in term of Cost, Quality and Lead-time.

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities, for a set of several Supplier, will include to:

  • You will ensure Supplier is respecting technical scope of repair requested in each repair order defined by FHS Engineering, with the purpose of keeping reliability at its best.

You will assess each and every Quotations, making sure this is compliant with contractual terms defined by Procurement.

You will negotiate price and challenge Suppliers on its cost base for the benefit of Airbus and its FHS Customers, in coordination with internal stakeholders

You will ensure Supplier respect of its contractual Shop Processing time for each repair order.
You will detect activate every corrective action defined in the contract, when a supplier does not respect the contractual Shop Processing time, such as requesting and obtaining standard exchange units.

You will have to satisfy Airbus FHS customer urgent demands involving repair suppliers, requiring agility and reactivity from your supplier.

You will contribute to improvement projects related to repair management.

This position requires some business trips in Europe.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate some of the following competencies & skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Purchasing, Administration or Aerospace (or equivalent),
  • 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain or in aerospace industry
  • Good knowledge of the aerospace industry and Airline business
  • Good experience in repairs administration and suppliers operational management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in autonomy in a fast changing environment
  • Good ability in time and priority management
  • Ability to work with short deadlines
  • Team spirit with the ability to demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in a multicultural environment,
  • Advanced level of English. Another language such as German, Italian or Mandarin would be a plus


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