B2B Sourcing Manager - Aviation

locationUnited Kingdom
PublishedPublished: Published 4 weeks ago
Office, Operations

Qualitair are working with a leading material supplier to the aerospace sector that provide a range of chemicals, paints, adhesives, sealants, composites, and consumables tailored for the aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul sector.

This client are looking to appoint a B2B Sourcing Manager.

The role will report directly to the Sales Director and the successful applicant will be responsible for setting up a B2B desk, managing the sales and sourcing of non-stock products to facilitate a sourcing led service and multiply revenue. You'll be expected to expand upon the B2B products already sold to key accounts, through continuous engagement with customers and technical conversations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the addition of 3000-5000+ parts to the ERP and e-commerce website
  • Taking responsibility for the quoting and sale of B2B products along with the purchasing and onboarding of these products.
  • Spearheading the sourcing activities for B2B's along with vendor negotiations for the best rates possible.
  • Management of daily tactical and strategic work to ensure timely responses to customers.
  • Setting up a robust service mechanism.
  • Liaising with different teams including sales, procurement, and quality.
  • Technical sales through continuous customer engagement to facilitate product to product conversions. (alternates from current inventory)

Competencies and key skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of products and chemicals used in the aviation industry.
  • Data analytical skills.
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a highly dynamic and changing work environment.
  • Self-motivated and confident.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills and offering out of the box solutions.
  • Advanced planning and project management skills required.
  • Experience of managing teams.
  • Degree holder (preferred)
B2B Sourcing Sales Distribution Aviation