Supply Chain Manager (Brize Norton) - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Supply Chain Manager (Brize Norton)

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

Reports to: Head of Maintenance

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Brize Norton, England

Apply: Email your up-to-date CV together with any supporting qualifications to


Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 60 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe’s leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise, and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open, and partnership-based customer relationships.

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, MAA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance (AAG Defence Services), CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and EASA Part 147 Training which provides aviation training to airlines, MROs, and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Supply Chain Manager seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

General Responsibility

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the management and development of the supply chain function in line with Company and regulatory requirements.

Essential Job Function

  • Delivery of a strategic end to end supply chain solution.
  • Effective management of the function to ensure availability of parts and tools in line with the regulatory and company requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with stores and tool stores management is maintained.
  • Develop an improved means of moving stock and tools to meet time and programme requirements.
  • Carry out and maintain a continuous analysis of stock and tool transfers to maximise best match opportunities for what is held and location.
  • Review and develop the most cost-effective storage solution for AAGDS requirements and hence minimise the demand for off-site storage needs.
  • Ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the supply chain in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide clear leadership, staff development and team building.
  • Develop the supply chain infrastructure to provide an effective stores function best placed to meet the demands of the function
  • Interface with customers, both internal and external and liaise effectively with our suppliers to develop and maintain a good working relationship.
  • Manage all aspects of the logistics employees including performance, attendance, and engagement
  • Projects & CI:
    • Drive continuous improvement and set standards to improve performance.
    • Oversee and provide direction to all supply chain projects within the organisation.
    • Develop and track key KPIs within the supply chain function, to identify and highlight deviations in the standards.
    • Oversee the maintenance of reporting systems and dashboards to track and visualise performance and run weekly and monthly performance reviews with the team to drive improvements.
  • Customer Liaison:
    • Act as a customer liaison regarding issues and escalations
    • Create bespoke customer support models to improve the communication, performance adherence and customer experience.
    • Ensure quarterly and monthly reviews are carried out and actions are followed up to ensure continuous improvement within the operations. (TASM/central)
  • Health and Safety:
    • Understand individual operational safety and security responsibilities including;
    • Be aware of personal health and safety and the health and safety of others at work. Including Management responsibilities as required by H&S Manual.
    • Be aware of aviation safety responsibilities with regards to the AAGDS Safety Policy. Including Management responsibilities as required by the Safety Management Manual
    • Be aware of aviation security responsibilities with regards to the AAGDS Security Policy.

Candidate Requirements

  • Good awareness of Aviation safety.
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must have 7 years plus logistics related experience and a supply chain related qualification.
  • Previous extensive experience of management role within a maintenance environment dealing with a raft of internal and external contacts.
  • Previous extensive experience of aircraft MRO activities within an EASA/CAA/MAA environment.
  • Previous experience of managing a diverse team in a high pressure and intense environment.
  • Previous experience of managing and developing tools to improve the cost-effective support to the overall operation.
  • Experience in delivery of projects to agreed time and cost constraints
  • Professional qualification commensurate with the role.
  • Strong leadership and management skills in highly commercial environment
  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
  • Collaborative approach to working and team motivator
  • Ability to prioritise time critical work

Typical Working Conditions

  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the RAF Hangar in Brize Norton
  • PPE is provided by AAG, and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Company Values

  • Agile

We will question the norm, seek out opportunity and embrace change for the better.

  • Ambitious

We will dream big and pursue those dreams with passion and determination.

  • Committed to Excellence

We will always strive to be better, to be different, to Go Beyond.

  • Customer Centric

We will build honest, personal relationships with our customers and aim to wow them.

  • Fun

We’ll have fun while getting the job done and ensure a positive and happy workplace.

  • People Focused

We will develop, engage, protect, and support our staff and each other.

  • Trust

We will create trust by being honest, ethical, and respectful every day. What we say is what we do.

Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date for applications: 08/09/2022

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us at –

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success, and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.


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