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Obsolescence Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Basildon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Obsolescence Manager - obsolescence modelling, prediction An Obsolescence Manager with obsolescence modelling and prediction tools is required to work on a permanent basis for our Engineering client based in Basildon, Luton, Southampton or Edinburgh. Overview of the Obsolescence Manager permanent role This role provides you with the opportunity to work on meaningful and high-calibre projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within an established, award-winning company. Our client is an exciting and rapidly growing line of business focused on customer product and service support, product improvement and ground breaking research and development. A vacancy for an Obsolescence Manager with analytical modelling skills has arisen within the Engineering Team. Provide technical leadership and expertise in the co-ordination, design and implementation of robust obsolescence management strategies and solutions, continuously developing obsolescence management capabilities. Own issues associated with the delivery of Obsolescence Management Solutions developed for integrated operational support (IOS) and support service programmes. Manage, conduct and deliver obsolescence management tasks as required to ensure that the performance demands of business programmes are met. Key responsibility areas for the Obsolescence Manager To develop and maintain the Obsolescence strategy and capability. Provide technical leadership, assistance and direction on obsolescence business strategy, measurement, approach and resolution. Assist the VP Engineering, in developing and maintaining the core obsolescence management capabilities of the business; ensuring that overall business issues are identified and addressed. Develop and co-ordinate the obsolescence manpower forward load across the full breadth of its business activities ensuring resource need is matched to demand. Co-ordinate, manage and control the obsolescence budget for programmes and PV, contributing to the regular monthly performance review. Working closely with Functional Managers, recruit and develop staff on a matrix basis as required to meet the business programme demand. Prepare/review cost and manpower estimates and responses to proposals. Contribute to proposal generation, customer liaison.Key skills required for the Obsolescence Manager Degree qualified in an engineering or managerial discipline or equivalent experience and knowledge. Knowledge of obsolescence modelling, prediction tools and techniques. Able to undertake technical problem-solving activities in obsolescence management using their comprehensive expertise, knowledge and experience. Strong leadership and behavioural skills with operational understanding of IPT working environment and the interactions of the various team activities on the common output. Familiarity with in-service support principles and with experience of confident and challenging participation in engineering project design and peer reviews. Can become a recognised subject matter expert in the field of obsolescence management within the defence market. Good communicator who is able to engage with internal and external customers at a senior level to ensure customers' expectations are being met. Monitors industrial developments in the field of obsolescence management and is able to assess technical and commercial impact on the business for continuous improvement. Significant avionics in-service support business experience in a support planning and implementation environment would be an advantage. The role will be based at oneThe role is based in Basildon, Luton, Southampton or Edinburgh If you are a Obsolescence Manager looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone (phone number removed) Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. 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