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Denmark-Northern Jutland-Pandrup
Date Posted
11 Oct 2017
Do you enjoy working in a Global, dynamic and technical environment? Then you might be our future colleague.
Cobham SATCOM is growing our business and optimizing the global supply chain. Additionally, we are implementing VMI solutions, supplier integrations and optimizing inventories throughout our business.
Cobham SATCOM is looking for a Supply Chain Planner for their professional purchasing team. You will be responsible for planning supply across multiple locations, ensuring correct stock levels of materials required in the production. Additionally, you are expected to contribute actively in optimizing and improving our Global Supply Chain across functions. You will be a part of a team that is an important part of driving supplier performance improvements, securing supply flexibility, managing product introductions and ramp-downs on a Global scale.
As a Supply Chain Planner, your will have responsibility for your own product portfolio. In addition, you will in collaboration with four colleagues be responsible for significant purchase volumes and Supply Chain process improvements.
This role is based in Pandrup, Denmark. 

As a Supply Chain Planner your key skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Relevant Master Degree
  • 3-5 years in procurement department, preferably from a Global Technical Company
  • Danish and English (spoken and written) at fluently
  • Strong IT user using various systems, particular ERP, MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • You have a deep understanding of supply chain management and can identify process improvements, you think/seeks continuous improvements
  • You have potential to be operational lead of the procurement department
  • Professional procurement/sourcing behaviour, where securing supply to own factories in Denmark is primary focus
  • Cost awareness: Minimizing product and projects cost
  • Sense of urgency: You understand which issues that needs to be handled immediately and are able to prioritize
  • Energetic, proactive and self-driven
  • Team-player who can and will help colleagues during busy periods
  • Ability to work independently and structured
  • Thinking ahead while maintaining control in a dynamic environment

As a Supply Chain Planner your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Call-off and securing deliveries as required from primarily Far East EMS suppliers
  • Drive and participate in development activities within the procurement processes and tools like VMI agreements, automation, reporting etc.
  • Manage different quality issues with suppliers together with our QC
  • Prepare and share supplier performance reports internally and to suppliers – plan and drive improvement activities where needed
  • Arrange and conduct supplier meetings and conference calls
  • Manage inventories
  • Manage End Of Life products
  • Planning and Implementing ECOs internally and externally
  • Approve invoices and secure credit notes from suppliers
  • Ad hoc-tasks within supply chain management

Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM 

About Cobham SATCOM

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea and in the air. We design and manufacture these high performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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Denmark-Northern Jutland-Pandrup
Cobham Communications and Connectivity
Claire Mcdougall
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