• Buyer

    Location US-CA-El Cajon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/1/2018 2:14 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • 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.

    Sources, negotiates and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.


    Following prescribed methods and procedures, selects and negotiates the purchase of materials/services with approved vendors and places the order to meet material requirements relative to quantity and timing by performing the following duties.

    1. Plans material requirements using company’s ERP system.
    2. Reconciliation of weekly Exception Reports.
    3. Obtains follow up on open orders and updates ERP system.
    4. Purchases raw materials, components and services at the lowest possible cost with acceptable standards of quality and service within established time frames.
    5. Maintains competitive sources of supply for materials, components, services.
    6. Creates Request for Quotes, negotiates and sets up Blanket Purchase Orders.
    7. Responsible for supplier returns and debit memos.
    8. Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating supplier needs and requirements thought out the organization.
    9. Manages suppliers, materials and inventory consistent with the requirements of a lean, Six Sigma manufacturing environment.
    10. Resolves issues and disputes with suppliers.
    11. Purchase of MRO items.
    12. Ensures conformance to organization goals and initiatives, ensuring timely completion.
    13. Ensure proper safety procedure is followed within the team environment.
    14. Assists in the maintenance of a business culture which supports the Company’s overall business objectives and goals.
    15. Maintain clean work environment in full compliance with company, customer and government regulations.
    16. Trains others as required


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in experience
    • 3 years related experience in an aerospace sheet metal manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to follow and comprehend verbal and written instructions as well as present information in both verbal and written form.
    • Ability to perform basic arithmetic in all units of measurement in percentage, fractions and decimals to calculate interests discounts, volume, etc.
    • Must have excellent communication skills.
    • Able to maintain professional demeanor during a stressful situation.
    • Ability to work well in a diverse and team environment.
    • Must be proficient in MS Office and Windows.



    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    CPIM/CPM Certification



    Must be a US Person as defined under ITAR/EAR regulation.


    Triumph offer competitive compensation package to incoude health insurance, 401k, and paid time off.


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