Triumph Group

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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Requisition Number 
13220
Location 
US-WA-Yakima
# of Positions Remaining 
1
Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
5
Posted Date 
10/20/2017
Category 
Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
Security Clearance Required? 
No
Shift 
1
Relocation 
Some

More information about this job

Overview

Triumph Integrated Systems, Fluid Power & Actuation, a division of Triumph Group, Inc. designs, engineers, tests, manufactures and repairs complex hydraulic and hydro-mechanical aircraft components and systems for the aerospace industry. We are a global leader in the design, development, manufacture, assembly, and aftermarket support of aerospace hydraulic actuators and fuses.  Our operations touch all major players in aviation.

The Purchasing Lead to secure quality suppliers of material and components covering price, delivery, inventory levels and quality targets.

Responsibilities

  • This role has the ability to affect short-term and long-term business goals.
  • Responsible for executing against the sourcing strategies set by the business;
  • Supervise a team of 8-10 buyers and procurement support personnel;
  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, considering all contributing factors (quality, logistics, customer need, & business objectives);
  • Oversee solicitations and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations;
  • Drive compliance to policy, procedures, contract flow-downs, and business initiatives;
  • Provide coordination and leadership of procurement activities for all commodities, direct or indirect;
  • Monitor supplier performance and drive corrective actions to achieve optimal performance levels throughout the supply base;
  • Coordinate and oversee all required procurement functions from RFQ thru satisfactory delivery of material or services including development of Small and/or Disadvantaged Businesses;
  • Assure that material/services will be delivered on schedule, at negotiated price and meet required quality standards;
  • Initiate necessary action to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and production/manufacturing problems are addressed at supplier’s facility.

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Qualifications

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree, in a Sourcing or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Sourcing role in a manufacturing environment
  • At least 2 years of management experience
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing practices and negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Excel, Word and Project.
  • Experienced in MRP systems is essential
  • Strong leadership skills to overcome challenges and achieve results.
  • Analytical skills required to solve complex issues.
  • Ability to read blueprints a plus
  • Able to multi task in a fast paced environment

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