Triumph Group

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Governance Buyer

Governance Buyer

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 Third Party Supplier Compliance / Governance Buyer 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

Lead in the third party monitoring plans and manage day to day support, compliance and governance. Facilitate the resolution of any risk related issues, in coordination with Supply Chain Management and other business units. Lead the execution of any contract renewals, transitions as well as supplier terminations.



Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor and ensure successful delivery against third party contractual obligations

Ensure Service Level Agreement (SLAs) or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are consistently met or exceeded in accordance with contractual obligations

Proactively identify and resolve performance related issues / escalations with third party suppliers

Plan and conduct third party business reviews

Responsible for proper invoice review, reconciliation and payment

Responsible for managing all third party related audits

Establish and maintain Supplier reporting accuracy, consistency, data integrity and creation/distribution of scorecards, dashboards, and reports as appropriate

Manage integrated partner performance against contractual agreements and business requirements and maintain ongoing tracking and reporting

Proficient communications and relationship building, problem identification and resolution, and demonstrated ability to apply judgment to business issues

Strong analytical skills in the form of experience utilizing scorecard / dashboard type reporting related to supplier risk monitoring and management processes that include leading and lagging metrics

Ability to adapt to change quickly, works comfortably with ambiguity, and manages multiple tasks successfully

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate complex information and articulate key messages concisely

Strong interpersonal skills, readily connecting with others and able to build and sustain relationships at multiple levels in the organization

Ability to be self-sufficient and proactive

Highly organized with attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

Proven ability to manage supplier performance and drive improvements

Experience and knowledge of Aerospace fasteners, sealants, paints and adhesives




Required Education / Experience

The successful candidate will typically have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field


Minimum, five (5) years’ experience in a variety of Procurement or Purchasing role(s)

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

Preferred Qualifications


Masters’ Degree in Business Administration


CPM, CSCP certification or equivalent


Extensive knowledge of aerospace structures and associated commodities



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