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Subcontract Programme Manager

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

The Eaton Titchfield site


Are Recruiting for a Subcontract Programme Manager


Within the Supply Chain Team


The Primary Function:


To take full responsibility for the management and control of all products requiring sub-contract operations.

To identify, plan and control the process of reducing the complexity of the products requiring external operations,

Reducing total cost to provide these products


Essential Functions

  • Lead sub-con process improvement activities, completing value stream map activities, internally and externally, to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Review all sub-co items and identify opportunities for make items complete, work with internal teams to develop plans to achieve this change.
  • Look for simplification opportunities, lead time reductions, reductions in material movements, internally and externally.
  • Develop processes for supplier scheduling, manage the demand on each supplier, balanced with their supply capacity
  • Monitor supplier performance and work with suppliers to improve this as necessary
  • Responsible for the creation of the necessary MFG-PRO documentation for all sub-contract requirements, ensure that this is created in a timely manner and that material flows internally and externally to support production plan requirements.
  • Work with supply base to determine timing of deliveries and, where necessary, take action to improve. Ensure that the ERP system accurately reflects the latest delivery timing information
  • Mange the key metrics related to the sub-contract process, identify trends and work with suppliers to develop corrective action plans as necessary
  • Manage all aspects of staff member responsible for creation of all necessary documentation and work order management


Specialist knowledge required




Full knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic


Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, inventory control, purchasing, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving


Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials scheduling


Developing supplier relationships, measuring and improving delivery performance from the supply base, experience of production operations.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 045957