Safran Cabin Materials located in Marysville, WA is recruiting for a:
The Safran growth strategy centers on three imperatives: growing company market share, customer satisfaction and achieving operational excellence.
The buyer role is responsible for acquiring goods and services at a competitive price, ensuring that goods are of top quality,
and facilitating delivery of goods via the issuance and management of a purchase order. Analyzes demand and plans supply in accordance, ensures efficient
and quality execution of requirements and purchasing action messages, manages supplier delivery, quality, and cost performance and improvement.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
Acts as authorized agent of the company, making financial commitments and managing key supplier relationships to ensure supply chain performance.
Manages complex supplier accounts, requiring advanced knowledge of commodity, supply base, and program.
Responsible for key suppliers, significant spend, and challenging supply chain problem resolution.
Provides peer review and oversight to junior Purchasing Agents.
Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.
Make daily purchases and input into MRP system based on demand, while analyzing the quality, specifications, and delivery requirements.
Ensure just in time supply aligns with loaded demand to maintain inventory targets.
Send out quotations for bid on non-contracted items, and negotiate best price.
Interface with planning and purchasing Integrated Program Team (IPT) to ensure any changes in schedule or requirements are flowed down to suppliers.
Review purchase orders regularly and follow up on unconfirmed orders, past due items, etc..
Generate effective communication, good relationships, and a positive image with suppliers, promoting courtesy, objectivity, and fairness.
Act as authorized agent of the company and primary contact to assigned suppliers.
Proactively manage suppliers and regularly assess performance to ensure on-time delivery of quality product.
Manage program shortages and ensure supplier commitments are communicated to IPT Lead.
Review non-conformance reports (NCRs) against supplier product and communicate and coordinate disposition.
Identifies and mitigates risk, solves problems, and escalates as needed to IPT Lead and/or Purchasing Manager.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Experience: Minimum 5 years of supply chain/purchasing/sourcing experience
MRP system experience
MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong written and verbal business communications abilities
Self-starter with ability to drive improvement, meet timeliness and objectives
Identifying problems working with teams to solve through leading actions collaboratively
Ability to analyze and communicate requirements
Ability to apply Supply Chain past experience to current environment and modify as needed
Ability to negotiate, influence, and win respect
Ability to make timely decisions and take action
Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule and strategy to stakeholders
Customer service oriented
Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)
Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or program management
Previous experience supporting manufacturing, aerospace preferred
Ability to read and analyze engineering prints
All employees have an affirmative duty to protect and maintain the confidentiality of Safran's products.
As business conditions change it is necessary that all employees productively react and handle other essential tasks as assigned now or in the future.
Tasks may vary slightly based on products produced at division.
Duties listed above are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required.
The company may modify responsibilities as needed to meet business and organizational needs.
Fluent communication in English.
Employment status is full-time.
Traveling is required.
Protracted or irregular hours may be required.
Relocation to another Cabin Branch facility may be required.
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a
listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job, rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.
Safran Cabin Materials requires a criminal background check and drug screen to be completed and passed for all positions.
This position is an ITAR governed position: **Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to qualify**.
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 Cabin is a world leader in fully integrated cabin interiors, catering systems and cargo equipment.
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