Zodiac Aerospace Demand Manager in GARDEN GROVE, California

Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace, a Safran* company since February 2018, has 32,500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.

  • Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with nearly 58,000 employees and sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

For more information: www.safran-group.com at http://www.safran-group.com/ and www.zodiacaerospace.com at http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/ / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter

The Demand Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of the aftermarket project spares performance. Expediters will report to the Demand Manager

This role may report to a Senior Project Manager or Director of Projects.

Summary of Duties:

  • Assigns tasks and duties to Expediters.

  • Partners with Project Manager and customer to establish backlog, priorities, & schedule

  • Identifies and updates delivery performance metrics in conjunction with the Expediters.

  • Analyzes variance to determine & implement corrective actions.

  • Create plans, identifies, and coordinates stock requirements required over the life of the program with Expeditors.

  • Identifies and analyzes spares risk (quantitative and qualitative), establishes mitigation plans & drives mitigation actions

  • Compares actual results to contractual on-time delivery performance requirements, and applies lessons learned

  • Provides project leadership to ensure high-quality work package on-time deliverables are completed timely and within budget

  • Monitor problem solving and ensure root cause corrective action and recovery plan is defined & executed

  • Develop and distribute aftermarket project management plan

  • Record and document previous experiences and incorporates into safety stock and backlog planning and control

  • Report, resolve and escalate as needed

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Compilation and publication of visual metrics, presentations, and reports. Internal reporting, including project review presentations

  • Other duties may be assigned


Education: Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years’ experience, or a combination of relevant work experience required.

A minimum of 4 years of prior leadership experience, required

Experience: Experience within the aviation and/or aerospace industry, preferred.

Other Skills: Previous experience in planning or managing projects, as well as, demonstrated ability to develop, lead, and motivate working teams. Strong analytical skills. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Self-starter who is highly organized. Able to handle multiple projected and assignments with attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications: PMP certification.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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