• Sr. Buyer

    Location US-UT-Park City
    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/12/2018 5:11 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. Triumph Gear Systems located in Park City, UT seeks a Sr Buyer.



    • Process quotes for TGS bid preparation and price justification on a wide variety of commodities
    • Generate Purchase Orders using TGS purchase requisitions in the standard allowed time and ensure adequate supply base exists
    • Procure parts at prices consistent with TGS target prices/purchasing policies.
    • Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and supplies necessary for operation of an organization
    • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives
    • Compiles information from periodicals, catalogs, and other sources to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes
    • Confers with suppliers and analyzes supplier’s operations to determine factors that affect process and determines best value consistent with quality, reliability, and the ability to meet required schedules
    • Review proposals, negotiates process, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follow up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records
    • Purchases on U.S. Government programs are to be purchased in accordance with our Small Business Administration goals and procedures
    • Cost and Pricing Data submittals per FAR and ITAR Restrictions
    • Purchase parts in accordance with our Inventory goals and objectives; monitor and take action to reduce inventory.


    • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university or equivalent in experience
    • 3-5 years related experience – in an aerospace/manufacturing environment preferred
    • Ability to function well in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Computer skills including inventory software
    • Ability to work self-directed
    • Flexible to work overtime and weekends as required
    • Knowledge of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing principles preferred
    • U.S. Government Small Business Administration knowledge
    • Knowledge of U.S. Government (FAR & DFAR) and Commercial purchasing practices


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