Commercial - Commercial Co-ordinator
With innovation and engineering at the heart of our business, Amphenol Ltd (ALTD) has been at the forefront of using the latest technologies and practices for over 50 years to meet the needs of interconnection in a variety of applications. As part of the Amphenol Corporation - a leading global interconnect Fortune 500 specialist company, ALTD is continuing to grow and significantly investing in the future.
Based in Whitstable Kent, ALTD has maintained its status as a market leader in the Aerospace and Military industries and growth targets remain on track as part of our strategic plan. With c230 employees across a wide range of disciplines, our end-to-end manufacturing capabilities provide endless opportunities for our employees to grow their career and professional experiences.
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Reports to / structure
Department / Location
Commercial / Whitstable
Purpose of the role
Within an allocated product stream, the jobholder is responsible for ensuring that all non standard products (i.e. new products, design derivations, specials, and all products not listed in the Stock Item List) are all comprehensively planned and launched on time to achieve their planned margin in strict accordance with the Commercial process
Duties and responsibilities
Within the allocated product stream the jobholder will ensure that every non standard product is processed in strict accordance with the Commercial process i.e. is supported with a Commercial Route Plan, and undergoes risk assessment, production readiness review, obsolescence review and contract review . The Commercial Route Plan determines every APQP Gate Stage required to ensure the product’s successful launch, determines the time required in every Gate Stage and, critically, provides the business with a successful launch date for every non standard product
a.Receiving feedback from SOPS/operations to ensure lessons learned from previous builds is incorporated into new builds e.g. lead times, MOQ’s
b.Ensuring appropriate obsolescence reviews are performed to check the availability and reliability of supply chains – the onus always being to ensure that generic lead times are only used where zero risk is assumed. Obsolescence review actions should be managed by the Coordinator
c.Tooling checks should be performed to ensure that products which have not been made for some time remain production ready – before commitment dates are provided to customer services
d.Through compiling and managing the Commercial Route Plan, the risk assessment, the compliance review, Operational feedback and the obsolescence review, it is the responsibility of the Commercial coordinator to advise lead times for non standard products and to update the customer services coordinator allocated to your product stream on the status of availability.
e.Ensure that the MIS system is updated at all times to ensure that the business has full visibility of the status of all gate stages
f.Collate forecast data and safety stock requirements, review this data and seek authorisation to make this data available to the SOPS process to ensure appropriate action.
g.Represent your allotted product stream, in customer meetings such as Quarterly Business Reviews, performance reviews, continuous improvement reviews as required
h.Proactively manages customer complaints and improvement plans
i.Adhere to the Commercial process in close coordination with Customer Services, product Managers, Engineering, Purchasing and Operations
Health and Safety responsibilities
Take reasonable care for health, safety and the environment and others who may be affected by work activities, as well as co-operate on health and safety issues with Amphenol.
Ensure relevant Work Instructions are followed as identified in the Quality Systems Manual.
- Group Personal Pension Plan
- Life Assurance
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Company Sick Pay
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Subsidised Restaurant facility
- Free onsite parking
- Pay Type Salary
- Amphenol Ltd - Whitstable, Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom