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Commodity Buyer

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Purchasing Ontario , Ontario , Canada Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 5 years English Fluent
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Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company equips the commercial, regional, business and military fleets of more than 20 key aircraft manufacturers. Its expertise covers the entire life cycle of its products, from design and manufacturing to maintenance and repair.

Come and join us to invent the solutions of tomorrow in the aerospace and defense industry, with an international group where innovation, teamwork, and continuing, daily education are fundamental values.

Safran Landing Systems Canada is seeking a talented Commodity Buyer for our or Machined Parts North America team.

The Commodity Buyer is responsible for strategic sourcing and contract management for production materials supporting all Safran Landing Systems airplane platforms.

The position is responsible for developing Commodity strategies that integrate Program, Customer and Supply Chain needs.

Complementary Description

- Manage a dedicated portfolio of Suppliers located in North America mainly.
- Manage the relationship from the sourcing up to the contract management during the life of the Contract
- Accountable for the relationship with each supplier of the allocated panel
- Accountable for the cost reduction plan with the Supplier panel assigned.
- Contribute to set up, then formalize and execute the Commodity Strategy
- Communicate with stakeholders Commodity Strategy
- Creation and management of RFQ process through the Supplier Selection and establishment of Safran Landing Systems Contractual conditions with Supplier
- Manage Contracts in Place with Suppliers assigned and anticipate renewal of contract.
- Actively work to increase the maturity level of the Supplier panel to the required level
- Actively monitoring the performance of the Supplier
- Identify Cost reduction opportunities and manage the cost reduction plan
- Interface with other functions on all Sites, and act as Purchasing focal point for the Supplier panel allocated
- Lead multi-functional teams in charge of industrializing parts on the supplier panel allocated.
- Interface with other functions on all Sites, and act as Purchasing focal point for the Supplier panel allocated
- Resolve daily (tactical) issues related with Supplier

Job Requirements

- A relevant University Degree and/or APICS, CPIM or CIRM/PMAC Certification.
- Experience working in a manufacturing environment, international experience in Aerospace preferred or in Mechanical Industrial Engineering; 5 years Purchasing experience
- Experience in leading Projects within multi-functional teams.
- Machine Parts experience preferred
- Familiarity with Contracts, contract language and the ability to negotiate various types of contracts with suppliers
- Purchasing process leadership skills
- Strong negotiation skills
- Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a team environment and represent the Purchasing function within the Supplier
- High working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
- Experience with accounting and financial principles
- Production control process knowledge, MRP and Flow Management
Feeling hesitant because you don't meet all of the job requirements? Don't be! Safran Landing Systems (SafranLS) is committed to creating an inclusive, diverse and equitable team and encourages all applicants to apply. If you love a challenge and want to work in an exciting, high-tech environment, we want to hear from you.
We see diversity as a means to leverage creativity, collective performance and innovation. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. SafranLS is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment with continual learning opportunities and a focus on well-being in the workplace.
SafranLS offers accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process and will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to SafranLS in advance.
At SafranLS, a passion for Aerospace can mean a limitless career, land your next position with us!
While we thank all applicants, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
The above statements reflect the general items considered necessary to describe principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Other duties may be assigned as per management instruction. All applicants must meet the following requirements:Minimum age of 18 years. Canadian Controlled Goods Regulations (CGR), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances and applicable contractual obligations.Safran Landing Systems Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. SafranLS TOR is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Accessibility and Accommodation Policy. SafranLS TOR will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to SafranLS TOR in advance.

Specificity of the job

Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally

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574 Monarch Avenue Ajax L1S 2G8

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

76,800
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