Triumph Group

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Supply Chain/Procurement Agent I

Supply Chain/Procurement Agent I

Requisition Number 
14413
Location 
US-WA-Spokane
# of Positions Remaining 
2
Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
3
Posted Date 
1/11/2018
Category 
Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
Security Clearance Required? 
No
Shift 
1
Relocation 
No

More information about this job

Overview

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.

This position is for a Supply Chain Management Procurement Agent who will be responsible for buying raw material and or purchase outside production for Triumph Composite Systems, an aerospace company. Our suppliers provide materials, components, equipment and supplies to meet the Company’s production commitments. This person will be responsible for contracting, purchasing, negotiating, daily technical and administrative management for our suppliers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate forecast of goods, production components and raw materials needed to maintain desired inventory levels. Determine proper order quantity and maintain factory shortage report.
  • Manage excess inventory through purchase order realignments, cancellation of purchase orders and selling of excess inventory to other suppliers and/or other Triumph companies.
  • Authorize and issue purchase orders for, and expedite the timely delivery of, purchased goods or services. Coordinate recovery schedules for delinquent orders.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of receiving/invoicing/billing discrepancies and prepare associated reports.
  • Advise Senior Management and their customers regarding status of impacts to the organization.
  • Coordinate the return of discrepant parts to the vendor and follow-up to ensure replacement parts arrive in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate supplier performance, products, services and price.
  • Prepare and submit Requests For Quote to potential suppliers, evaluate suppliers’ quotes, and award contract in support of the established company goals.
  • May provide leadership and training or actively represent Procurement on special project teams or task forces.

Qualifications

Education:

4 year business degree or equivalent work experience preferred.  Project Management experience desireable.  

APICS, NAPM or similar course work, CPM, APP, CPIM, or CPSM cerficiation desireable

 

Experience:

Up to 3 years’ experience, preferred in procurement/purchasing, contracts administration or supply chain field in manufacturing and assemblies.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Preferred experience with standard ERP scheduling and ordering practices, metrics and reports, inventory control and MRP

Ability to learn and demonstrate purchasing concepts, practices and procedures.

Negotiation and customer service skills essential.

Able to develop spreadsheets, databases, presentations, reports, charts, and graphs using Microsoft Office products.

Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing; technical writing experience helpful.

Ability to plan and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

Ability to understand engineering drawings, budgets and contract language.

Record of compliance with high ethical standards.

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