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Lead the relationship with engines and OEM manufacturers, optimizing the total associated cost, identifying saving opportunities, proactive performance monitoring and financial claims negotiation.
At Vueling, we love things to happen. We always try to go one step further and do it better. More than a job – it's a way of life.
That's why we work together as a team made up of talented and passionate people, collaborating, supporting and complementing each other.
We are one of Europe’s leading low-cost airlines, with special relevance in the Spanish domestic market, as well as in France and Italy.
Lead the relationship with engines and OEM manufacturers (260 m€ annual spending), with the aim of optimizing the total associated cost, identifying cost saving opportunities, proactive performance monitoring and financial claims negotiation.
Accountable for saving initiatives identification and successful implementation on SPM OEM Engines Category.
Become enabler of transformation initiatives from the supplier market.
Become subject matter expert on OEM Suppliers Market for the company and point of contact for advise or claims on OEM Suppliers matters.
Main Responsibilities - Tasks
Develop and support the sourcing strategy for OEM Engines category by interacting with key stakeholders, analysing supplier market opportunities and deliver end-to-end category management governance.
Identify engine supplier costs saving opportunities across the category develop annual category plan and lead implementation.
Undergoing investigation and negotiation of claims settlement related to supplier underperformance or manufacturer warranty claims
Identify OEM supplier market transformation opportunities that could enable Vueling long term transformation.
Managing the relationship with engine and aircraft manufacturers, including the assessment of their performance, ensuring that Vueling receives quality and support appropriate for its needs and that it represents value for money.
Work closely with GBS Procurement team when running tender processes for OEM category, ensuring agreed timeframe and saving targets are met. part of the joint placement. Negotiate with these stakeholders the premium split.
Operations:COO, Technical Director and Managers of Maintenance Department, Ground Operations Direction, Head of Quality and Flight Ops Director.
Finance: CFO, Fleet Director, Suppliers and Management Director.
Director or Manager approving supplier contracts of OEM Category.
IAG GBS Procurement Director and Senior Management team.
IBERIA Maintenance CTO, CCO.
Senior Management in OEM Suppliers, in particular, Airbus, Boeing, Pratt&Whitney, IAE, CFM.
University Degree in Engineering, preferably Aeronautical.
Minimum of 5 years experience in Maintenance/Technical/Engineering department or Fleet department in Airlines, OEM Manufacturers or MRO Suppliers.
Valuable experience with OEM procurement category.
Analytical, strategic, quantitative and problem-solving skills.
Strong influencing and negotiating skills; ability to work with multiple stakeholders and time critical environments.
Innovative problem-solving skills, with proven ability to exercise flexibility and judgement.
Ability to develop effective relationships across all areas of the business and with third parties.
Project management, particularly in the context of arranging new/enhanced. cover; procurement of services from brokers and direct insurers; and renewal.
Valuable other languages.
IC 5 - TEC
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