Supply Chain & Quality Manager - Services Procurement (f/m)

Publish Date
13 Sep 2018
Toulouse FRA
Reference Code
10393980 LH EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Supplier Management
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

Supply Chain & Quality Manager - Services Procurement (f/m)

Airbus Toulouse

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 Supply Chain Quality Manager has arisen within Airbus General Procurement, based in Toulouse.

You will join the Supply Chain Management department, and you will be in charge of a portfolio of various types of Service Providers (IT, Corporate services, Facility Management).

As an engaged team member you will strongly contribute to the on-going transformation of General Procurement Business Model for services.

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:


  • Elaborating, together with the Procurement commodities, and the internal Business counterparts, the Supply Chain management Strategy for key Strategic Suppliers.

For major business critical Calls for Tender (CFT):

  • Evaluation of suppliers for adherence to supply chain requirements either through standard assessments (on-site) or other,
  • Completion of Supply Chain Performance selection report including ranking, evaluation results, previous performance and supplier risk analysis.


  • Ensuring measurement of On-Time and On-Quality Supplier performance, together with Business counterparts, and implementing:
  • Regular monitoring of supplier delivery and quality performance. Initiating appropriate activities to mitigate deterioration in performance,
  • Performing supplier performance reviews with high risk / strategic suppliers,
  • Performing or coordinating supplier assessments to evaluate their capability/capacity,
  • Managing Supplier action plans following assessments, recoveries or improvement missions,
  • Contributing to the definition of Strategic Suppliers Segmentation.


  • Identifying, managing and ensuring mitigation of risk at supplier level by performing on-site capability assessments
  • Managing any specific internal risk and ensuring the prioritization of mitigating actions through Tactical plans or SQIP (Supply Chain & Quality Improvement Program).


  • Leading the Supply Chain & Quality Improvement Program (SQIP) in line with the Commodity’s Strategy & Objectives,
  • Enhancing supplier relationships by supporting them in building robustness in their supply chain and conducting the creation of Continuous Improvement plans or road-maps.

This role will involve some travel for business (up to three per month) in Europe and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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

You are educated to 5-year degree level in Engineering or Business

You have the following skills and experience:

  • Solid background in Supply Chain Management and the management of Service Providers
  • An experience in IT Services would be a strong advantage
  • Strategic orientation
  • Experience with suppliers' management
  • Good communication skills, stakeholder management, ability to convince and influence
  • Diplomacy and reliability
  • Negotiation level of English


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