Triumph Group

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Commodity Analyst

Commodity Analyst

Requisition Number 
US-TX-Red Oak
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
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Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

As a member of Triumph Aerospace Structures, the Supply Chain Commodity Analyst will provide support to Triumph leadership in achieving the company’s business objectives through effective management and execution of Supply Chain strategies, best practice deployment, commodity management, and related Supply Chain activities. The qualified candidate will work as part of a functional Supply Chain team and coordinate various activities with Supply Chain Management professionals and multiple manufacturing locations as well as work closely with enterprise Supply Chain professionals and divisional personnel in strategy development and deployment.


General Purpose

The Commodity Analyst supports Procurement Professionals by collecting, analyzing, reporting and managing data to provide key insights into Supply chain activities. The position will provide direct support to the site Supply Chain Director on existing and future data management activity.






The position will be responsible for accurately populating and maintaining databases to enable “real time” analysis of Procurement information for purchased product supporting contractual obligations and providing information for Supplier scorecards.


Gather and analyze key procurement data using a variety of data mining techniques and the creation of tracking metrics in support of siter operational plans and strategy development


Review inventory / availability using demand forecasts in support of operational plans and Customer demand


Work closely with enterprise Supply Chain Management to implement Supply Chain commodity strategies for critical direct and indirect materials and support long term supplier relationships


Assist in developing division-specific commodity strategies, including strategy formulation, supplier categorization, and strategy implementation


Develop strong supplier relationships and communicate clearly with suppliers regarding expectations, supplier performance, and opportunities for improvement


Develop and sustain strong inter-functional relationships, promote a cohesive working environment, and balance multiple demands in a fast paced production environment


Provide Production and the Program Office with status regarding Supplier and materials availability issues; support / lead Program reviews with key Suppliers to ensure execution of business objectives and production requirements


Understand the concept of best-cost and identify cost reduction opportunities related to raw materials and other purchased materials, components and services. Possess the knowledge and ability to communicate cost reduction opportunities internally and work with internal stakeholders and Suppliers to implement cost reduction activities and realize the benefits financially


Comply with existing standard work practices and assist in the development of additional best practices to drive standardization of work across the enterprise




Required Education / Experience

The successful candidate will typically have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in a quantitative or engineering discipline such as Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Business Analytics, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics / Statistics, Supply Chain Management or logistics


Minimum of five (5) years’ experience


Experience with standard ERP scheduling and ordering practices, metrics, and reports


Experience with SAP, Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project


Preferred Qualifications


Masters’ degree in Business Administration


Knowledge and use of Optimization Tools, constraints development and modeling


CPM, CSCP certification or equivalent




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