Overview Responsible for leading and managing a team of Purchasing professionals in a fast paced environment with a variety of purchasing initiatives required, all while maintaining records and files pertinent to purchasing information and Compliance requirements. This individual must be capable of purchasing complex components and assemblies as well as raw materials. He/She must be able to lead negotiations and be familiar with pricing data. The incumbent will manage supplier compliance to purchase order schedule, ensuring alignment of supplier capacity and delivery in support of manufacturing schedules and inventory objectives. A strong background in Supplier Development, both domestic and international will need to be evident. Previous Aerospace Industry is required. |
•Continuously develop and manage a team of Purchasing professionals while ensuring that purchase orders are completed and components / assemblies / raw materials are delivered in a timely manner to support production operations.
•Lead the supplier selection process through active participation and negotiations, both domestic and international.
•Close management of procurement agents and suppliers to ensure that changes are implemented at suppliers to support engineering revisions and production time-line activities.
•Continuous coordination with suppliers for program reviews and performance improvements.
•Will be developing, maintaining, and publishing purchasing metrics.
•Responsible for performance of all purchasing activities in accordance with company procedures, Sarbanes-Oxley and other governmental requirements.
•Having strong negotiation skills and understanding the values behind all major subcontracts in accordance with division and company goals and objectives are required.
•This individual will be held responsible for building and developing a strong team while keeping the morale level high through steady and constant communication.
•Responsible for executing, creating and promoting inventory reduction initiatives required.
•Leadership role for the execution and effective management of the PPV Program.
•Leadership role in the Risk Mitigation of Supplier selection and performance.
Job Requirements :
•10 years of related working Sourcing Development and Procurement Management experience is required.
•Bachelor's Degree in business, materials management, finance, engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.
•Previous Aerospace Industry is required.
•A thorough understanding and working experience of complex high precision structural assembly procurement is required.
A solid track record in Low Cost Country Sourcing, Supplier Development, and Risk Mitigation
•Previously achieved success with managing supplier relationships (both domestic and international) with ability to demonstrate previous achievements while being responsible for performance to budget.
•Demonstrated background in developing innovative sourcing solutions with measurable results
•Knowledge and experience with global sourcing required.
•Possessing a high level of energy is a must have to succeed in the role.
•Highly developed problem-solving skills required with excellent interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
•Proven ability to influence and lead others without formal authority.
•Ability to travel and work as required
•Must have previously acquired excellent Microsoft Office Suites, including Word, PowerPoint and in-depth knowledge and strengths in using Excel and MS Project. Proficient working knowledge with using SAP ERP or other Tier 1 ERP Solutions.
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Triumph Group, Inc. - 20 months ago