Triumph Group

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Sr. Buyer

Sr. Buyer

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Full time
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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.


The Buyer Specialist’s main responsibilities are sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing direct or indirect commodities and effectively managing supplier performance in support of the organizations short and long-term business goals.


  • Demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals/programs/processes for an area or business segment.
  • Has the experience or expertise to solve problems.
  • Able to develop and execute objectives for self and others. .
  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs.
  • Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations.
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs.
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities.
  • Responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business.
  • Perform continual market analysis and monitor supplier progress.
  • Coordinate training of suppliers to accomplish business initiatives.
  • Coordination procurement of assigned commodities to meet the requirements of GE.
  • Coordinate, help direct, as well as perform, all required functions from initiation of an intent to purchase through to satisfactory delivery of material or services.
  • 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 address any manufacturing problems at supplier’s facility.
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities, including development to Small Disadvantaged Business.


  • 4 year degree 
  • At least 4 years in a sourcing position, including negotiation involvement, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, with sound judgment and a diplomatic attitude
  • Highly motivated team member/leader
  • Able to make formal and appealing presentations
  • Some travel required 10-20%


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