Supply Chain Specialist - Delivery Assurance - J0822-0001

Job Number: J0822-0001
Job Type:: Permanent Full Time
Division: Landing Gear

Company Bio:

Entrepreneurial Leader
Heroux-Devtek, the world’s 3rd largest producer of landing gear, serves the civil and military aerospace markets from production facilities in North America and Europe. The Company’s longevity, flexibility, and track record for the development and implementation of innovative production systems have distinguished it as a leader in the domain. With its most recent acquisitions, Heroux-Devtek is bolstering its status as one of the foremost landing gear, actuation and hydraulic system designers and manufacturers in the global aerospace industry.

Division info:

The Landing Gear Market specializes in the design, qualification, manufacture and repair and overhaul of landing gears and flight critical components to a customer base that extends from the OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to the Operators in both the commercial and military markets.

Summary of position:

Reporting to the Delivery Assurance Supervisor, the Supply Chain Specialist - Delivery Assurance responds to expediting requests from the Supply Chain Directors. She/He is responsible for negotiating the most time-compressed but still realistic schedules, performing on-site follow up and expediting sub-tier suppliers.

We are seeking a Mid level supply chain, operations, quality, or program management professional with considerable knowledge of the aerospace industry’s technical and quality requirements. Dynamic player with a sense of urgency and excellent social and communication skills who can create soft links with suppliers while demanding strict adherence to expediting schedules.

The ideal candidate will be available to travel 50% to 75% of the time.

Main responsibilities:

•Log and prioritize expediting requests
•Identify the manufacturing steps required to complete the work for each expedite
•Negotiate realistic, time-compressed schedules that support HD needs
•Identify and communicate internal roadblocks (approvals, NCRs and other steps requiring internal resolution)
•Identify other suppliers that will be involved in the manufacturing process and prepare them to participate in the most expeditious manner possible
•Perform constant on-site follow up in accordance with HD priorities
•Create excellent relations with suppliers’ employees and management
•Report advances to Supply Chain Directors and Buyers daily
•Report and escalate systemic, financial, or other supplier problems that require attention
•Guide suppliers on reporting dates and advances through the Supplier Portal


•Bachelor’s degree with three years of experience or technical diploma with five years of experience
•Minimum of five years of experience in the aerospace sector in roles such as: buyer, quality assurance, quality control, operations, program management
•Excellent communication skills
•Basic understanding of technical drawings and specifications
•Good understanding of Aerospace Quality requirements (AS9100, Nadcap, OE Specifications)

You enjoy challenges, teamwork an a quality working environment that evolves continuously? Developing your competencies is a priority for you? Join Héroux-Devtek and "lets grow together".

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Héroux-Devtek is an equal opportunity employer.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by calling us at 1-877-427-7717. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to provide assistance in order to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process. Heroux Devtek is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), including Disability/Vets.

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