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Supply Chain Expeditor

Company Name:
QuEST
Essential Job Functions:
Ensure success of the QuEST Cross-Functional-Teams by helping to interact with aerospace manufacturing suppliers, set and report hardware commitment dates, and track and expedite the delivery of aerospace hardware.
Create line-of-balance reports which involves collecting, measuring and presenting facts to highlight cycle times, costs and milestones
Gather necessary data, create and analyze metrics, maintain appropriate databases, and send required reports to the customer and the supply base
Coordinate with supplier and customer if there are changes in delivery dates or requirements
Regular visits to suppliers to walk manufacturing processes on the shop floor
Most suppliers will be local to our East Hartford office
Occasional overnight travel may be required
Document hardware Process Improvement activity and Delivery Improvement plans
Secondary Job Functions:
Support project management and program management to quote and close work packages
Develop work instructions to implement best practices / lessons learned and ensure repeatability
Collaborate, mentor, and train other QuEST Team Members.
Participate in technical reviews within your knowledge base.
Specialized Knowledge / Skills
Experience or familiarity with the manufacturing of hardware required
Knowledge of bills of material and manufacturing processes a plus
Proficiency manipulating data within MS Excel to create graphs, charts, and tables required
Ability to create business correspondences using email and MS PowerPoint required
Experience with Business Management Software and Databases preferred; experience with SAP would be a plus
Education, Training, and Experience
AS in Engineering or Manufacturing Technology or similar
Personal Work Attributes
Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great interpersonal and networking skills
Core Value Alignment:
Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers expectations each and every time
Teamwork: Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries.
Accountability: We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement.
Change Championship: Change is embraced, our employees are adopters of new initiatives, and we reinvent ourselves as the market demands. With the continued growth of QuEST, there are many opportunities and needs for team members to explore new disciplines, change functions, and take on leadership roles. Some of these roles and opportunities include:
Execution within multiple services
Technical Leadership
Project Management
Personnel Management
Cross-functional teams
Geographic flexibility
Account Management and Sales
Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT
Quality Management
Location: CT (East Hartford)
Travel: Up to 30%
Compensation Type: Hourly Non-Exempt
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Supply Chain Team Lead

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