The Purchasing department of Safran Landing Systems, with a strong international presence, is looking for its senior forged buyer (M/F).
Reporting to the "Landing Gear Integration" purchasing division, within the Forge and Raw Material purchasing team, you will be in charge of a strategic purchasing portfolio made up of North American suppliers.
Your mission will include:
The development, structuring and deployment of the strategy of a Purchasing Family,
The management of projects, RFQ, industrialization and supplier qualifications resulting from this strategy,
Management of operational aspects of purchasing performance.
For this mission, you will have the following responsibilities:
• Management of the cost reduction plan
• Achievement of purchasing performance objectives with action plans
• Monitoring the supplier market & carrying out calls for tenders
• Select suppliers & enter into contracts
• Monitoring of the end of contracts with extension/termination plans
• Monitoring of calls for tenders, preparation of supplier selection committees
• Management of transfer plans (change of source of supply)
• Management of purchasing data (purchasing performance reporting, NRC, NPV, SAP data & budgets, etc.)
• Formalize contracts for new flows or developments under SAP
• Monitor supplier operational performance (OTD Punctuality/PPM Quality)
• Application of supplier non-performance costs
• Respect of purchasing processes
• Innovation proposals (improvement of processes, tools, methods, etc.).
•Minimum 5 years of experience, Bachelor from an Engineering or Business School, you are capable of developing the Purchasing Policy for a strategic purchasing area and know how to lead a complex negotiation or
•You have the strength of conviction to obtain the support of your interlocutors and have excellent interpersonal skills.
The position requires significant leadership in order to conduct cross-functional consultations within the purchasing team, manage the advancement of multifunctional teams and colaboration from other functions supporting the deployment of the purchasing strategy.
•You are creative and know how to propose accessible profit paths by analyzing the value of products and industrial plans.
Ability to network with all partner buyers and other funcitons to optimize profitability.
•Knowledge on how to fully use the lever of industrial supplier performance in the overall commercial and contractual relationship, particularly for penalty & claims.
•Capacity to provide support in supplier crisis management in connection with SPQL/SPM and Industrial management functions.
•Strong knowledge of purchasing concepts/tools, legal and financial knowledge, solid industrial and economic vision.
•Possess organization and autonomy, strong listening and responsibility
•Demonstrates capacity for analysis and synthesis.
•Experience working with ERP tools (SAP) and databases.
•You speak English fluently.
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.
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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.
Specificity of the job
Regular travel will be necessary to suppliers and to Safran Landing Systems sites (Canada, North America & France).