• Associate Buyer

    Location US-NC-Clemmons
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    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.

    The Associate Buyer performs a variety of complex activities in the procurement and purchasing of goods, materials, services, supplies, and equipment.


    •  Manage assigned suppliers/vendors to ensure cost, delivery, and quality objectives are achieved
    • Aggressively seek, recommend, and implement cost savings based upon negotiation, new sources, substitutions or improved systems
    • Coordinate purchase order activities; place and expedite orders, review all buy-out requisitions for completeness and accuracy
    • Verify information related to price, product quality, service and delivery
    • Resolve purchase order problems and conduct follow-up activities as necessary to finalize purchase order transactions
    • Develop and maintain files of purchase orders, requisitions, bids/quotations received, contracts, etc., ensuring all records are in current and in usable status, adhering to appropriate retention guidelines
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, suppliers, and internal staff
    • Review all data utilized for developing the various purchasing metrics to ensure the accuracy and integrity of each metric
    • Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook
    • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements
    • Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met


    • Associates’ degree in Business or similar field of study
    • At least 2  years of industrial Purchasing experience preferred
    • Bachelor's  degree in Business preferred
    • Reads, understands, and effectively writes English
    • Excellent verbal and written communications in English
    • Effective time management
    • Ability to make quick decisions and prioritize
    • Ability to operate a PC with knowledge of MS office products and an MRP/ERP system
    • Detail oriented


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