Crane Aerospace & Electronics Aftermarket Materials Supervisor in Burbank, California

Aftermarket Materials Supervisor

Location CA, Burbank

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking an Aftermarket Materials Supervisor in Burbank, CA .

The individual in this position plays a critical role in ensuring the success of our Aftermarket organization.

Job Summary:

The Aftermarket Materials Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that: the Spares Distribution Organization has material available to support published Spares Lead Times, the Repair Organization has material available to support contractual repair turn-around-times (TAT), the exchange pool is properly provisioned to support product Support Agreement TAT guarantees, aftermarket inventory levels are monitored and controlled within established cost and turns limits and that the Repair Station Receiving Department is staffed and equipped to support its operational commitments to efficiently process repairs within one business day of receipt on dock.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise and work with the Aftermarket Material Planner to ensure that:

  • Spares inventory and spares demand on the production organization are aligned with spares and retrofit sales projections provided by the front end sales team and net inventory and inventory turns budgets established by the business. – Reviewedat least once every 2 weeks.

  • AOG inventory is provisioned per product support agreements to support shipment within 4 hours of an AOG status purchase order. – Reviewedat least once per month.

  • Repair inventory and repair demand on production are aligned with Repair Station WIP material demand projections to support repair Turn-Around-Time (TAT) commitments and net inventory and inventory turns budgets established by the business. – Reviewedat least once every 2 weeks.

  • Repair work order shortages areworked aggressively each dayto clear the immediate shortage and to prevent future shortages on the same item.

  • Repair Station Rotable (Exchange Unit) stock is provisioned to cover Product Support Agreement (PSA) TAT commitments and contractual commitments established in modification programs. – Reviewedat least once per month.

  • Demand is consistently placed on and visible to the production organization at least 30 days beyond Cumulative Total Lead Time (CTLT) for the given part and preferably 12 months out to support material and labor demand planning activates.

  • Establish an Aftermarket Material Management KPI board and ensure that performance is monitored and discussed daily with the team.

  • Supervise and work with the Repair Station Receiving Team to ensure that:

  • Repair Orders are received in within one business day and that receiving TAT is maintained below 1 day on average on their KPI’s

  • Oracle repair orders are created in a clear, error free and consistent manner and that any Quality Issues noted are promptly addressed.

  • Customer Owned containers are properly stored, cycle counted and returned to customers when orders are complete.

  • Receiving quarantines are logged in, communicated to the Customer Account Administrators and promptly addressed.

  • Establish a Repair Station Receiving Department KPI board and ensure that performance is monitored and discussed daily with the team.

  • Supervise and work with the Aftermarket Material Handler to ensure that:

  • Spares provisioning orders are promptly processed in Oracle each morning.

  • Repair provisioning orders are prompt inspected per CFR-145 receiving inspection requirements, brought into Repair Stores and maintained with complete LOT traceability in Oracle each day.

  • Promise dates on short repair orders are maintained each day and shortages are promptly paid off when material arrives in Repair Station stores.

  • Cycle counts of Repair Station Main Stores and Rotable inventory are conducted each week and that Point of Use Stores is Cycle counted each week by the Repair Cells.

  • Repair stores locations are maintained in a neat and organized fashion.

  • Strive for exemptions from annual physical inventory by supporting on time and accurate weekly cycle counts. When exemptions are not granted coordinate personnel, data, processes and training for the annual physical inventory of aftermarket stores.

  • Establish an Aftermarket Material Management KPI board and ensure that performance is monitored and discussed daily (same board as Aftermarket Material Planner).

  • Champion process and lean management initiatives to improve efficiency, reduce costs, improve Spares OTD to PSA lead time commitments, reduced percent of repair orders impacted by shortages, reduced total repair order shortage TAT days, improved inventory turns, improved material handling processes and improved Repair Station receiving processes.

  • Ensure frequent interactions with team members, internal customers and internal suppliers.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Experience :

  • At least three years prior experience forecasting and planning inventory requirements.

Knowledge :

  • Working knowledge of Export Administration Regulations and ITAR Compliance.

  • Basic knowledge of a manufacturing system, preferably in the aerospace industry.

  • Knowledge of industry supply chain best practices and innovations related to delivery performance, cost management, material handling, and lead time reduction.

Skills/Abilities :

  • Intermediate to advanced experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent ability to interface productively with internal and external personnel.

  • Must be able to develop solutions to a variety of problems of varying scope and complexity and contribute to the completion of organizational projects and goals.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines.

Education/Certification :

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting the material requirements of an aerospace aftermarket organization.

  • At least three years prior experience forecasting and planning inventory requirements for an aerospace aftermarket organization.

Special Work Conditions:

  • Applicants selected could be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Employment Eligibility Requirement:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and not require Visa sponsorship to be eligible. Because we contract with the US Department of Defense we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

About Crane :

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniquesto optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.