Safran Landing Systems' Purchasing department, with a strong international presence, is looking for his/her VIE Forge & Raw Material Buyer (M/F).
Attached to the "Landing Gear Integration" purchasing division, within the Forge and Raw material purchasing department, you will be in charge of an international supplier portfolio and to support senior buyers on strategic suppliers management.
Your mission will include the support on purchasing strategies definition and their application, the management of daily supplier relationship, contract application, lead RFQ, supplier selection processes and negotiations, industrialisaiton projects follow-up, ensure the purchasing productivity performance of the portfolio, and manage the operational aspects of purchasing performance.
For this mission, you will have the following responsibilities:
• Management the cost reduction plans
• Achievement of purchasing performance objectives with action plans
• Monitor the supplier market & carry out calls for tenders
• Select suppliers & contract
• Follow-up of the end of Contracts with extension / termination plans
• Lead negotiations, preparation of supplier selection committees
• Management of transfer plans
• Purchasing data management (purchasing performance reporting, NRC budgets, SAP,...)
• Formalize in SAP contracts for new flows or developments
• Monitor supplier operational performance (OTD Punctuality/ PPM Quality)
• Application of supplier non-performance costs
• Compliance with purchasing processes
• Innovation proposals (improvement of processes, tools, methods, etc.).
With a bac+5 level from an Engineering or Business School, you are able to develop the Purchasing Strategy and know how to lead a complex negotiation or high stakes.
You are a force of conviction to obtain the adhesion of the interlocutors and have an excellent relational.
The position requires significant leadership in order to carry out cross-functional consultations within of the purchasing team, lead the advancement of multifunctional teams and obtain the support of
internal teams for the deployment of the purchasing strategy.
You are creative and know how to propose savings by value analysis.
You know how to work in a network with all the buyers and business partners to optimize the productivity process, including in “rank 2”.
You know how to fully use the leverage of supplier industrial performance in the global commercial and contractual relationship, in particular in the instruction of files of penalties & claims.
You know how to provide support in the management of supplier crises in connection with SPM functions and Industrial management.
You have a good knowledge of purchasing concepts and tools.
You have good legal and financial notions.
You have a solid industrial and economic vision.
You are autonomous and organized.
You have a sense of listening and responsibility.
You have demonstrated your capacity for analysis and synthesis.
You are fluent in English.
You are used to working with ERP tools and databases.
Specificity of the job
Regular trips will be necessary to suppliers and to production sites.
Safran Landing Systems (France and international)
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.
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