• Senior Buyer

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/28/2018 9:33 AM)
    Requisition Number
    15413
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
    Security Clearance Required?
    No
    Shift
    1
    Relocation
    No
  • 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 Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
     
    Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs.  

    Based in Redmond, WA, Triumph Fluid, Power and Actuation employs approximately 150 personnel. The Company’s key products and services specialize in motion, control and power systems for commercial and military aircraft and rotorcraft.

     

    Sr. Buyer 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. This role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • 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, including development to Small Disadvantaged Business.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree, technical degree preferred 
    • At least 3 years of experience in a Sourcing role in an Engineering environment, including negotiation involvement and responsibility, a plus
    • 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

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