Subcontract Manager Job at AJ Walter Aviation – in Horsham

Join AJW Group’s procurement team as our Subcontract Manager, reporting directly to the Group Procurement Director. The Subcontract Manager plays a pivotal part in driving the performance and compliance of AJW’s component repair supply chain. Operating in between tactical buying and expediting and strategic sourcing manager, this role is hands-on in improving supplier performance and contractual adherence.

What you’ll be doing

Ensuring that supplier performance meets contractual obligations.

Working with the SSM team to aid the creation of contractual mechanisms,

Advise the SSM of critical issues and escalation at the appropriate point in time.

Using, driving, and summarising the Concern & Corrective Action Report and escalation process.

Provide supplier capacity planning information to the business and demand forecasts to the supply chain

Supporting the TB&E function to resolve tactical issues

Early identification of claims/disputes

Working with Quality to improve supplier appraisals

About us

AJW Group is the world-leading independent specialist in the global management of commercial and business aircraft spares. We provide the civil aerospace sector with the most efficient and progressive end-to-end supply chain solutions for the provision and repair of components, warehousing, and logistical service. We reduce costs, improve profitability and support the brand values, goals, and image of our customers.

Exciting benefits include a monthly fun budget, an onsite free state-of-the-art gym, lots of free parking, and an onsite restaurant

We support a local charity and focus on raising funds during charity events

Strong development framework throughout the procurement team, allowing a clear career pathway by way of funded CIPS or professional training

We care for our people and have implemented a voice of the people group, focusing on wellbeing. We’re also proud of our well-being initiatives

We’re a social company, when possible, and we like to run events such as summer and Christmas parties and quiz and curry nights

We operate a hybrid working model

See for yourself what it’s like to work here:

Our person specification below is by no means exhaustive, and we would like to hear from you if you are interested in the role or in joining AJW Group, despite whether you meet all our requirements. We will provide training to ensure your success and growth at AJW Group. We welcome informal conversations before making the decision to apply, please direct your request for a pre-application call to [email protected]

Skilled in performance and relationship management and experience in improvement of supplier performance

Successful experience of working in an environment where overall success depends on services contracted to an external supplier

Strong communication experience

Task focused, motivated by results

Passionate, energetic, outgoing, and self-reliant

Agile and resilient

Responds positively to setbacks

Enjoys analysis of complex & sometimes incomplete data to create an easy to communicate the solution

Values improving the capability and competencies of the supply chain to enable AJW to benefit

AJW Group is an equal opportunities employer with the aim of providing a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage suitably qualified applications regardless of race, disability, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, and religion or belief. We are a culture that celebrates success on merit.

Please note, that you may need to undergo a DBS background check if you are successful.

To recruitment agencies: AJW Group will not accept unsolicited or speculative agency CV’S and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

About the Company

Company: AJ Walter Aviation –

Company Location:  Horsham

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