Warning This site is not recommended for Internet Explorer browsers. Please use another web browser to get a better experience.

Strategic Commodity Buyer II

Purchasing Twinsburg , Ohio , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

Job Location: Twinsburg, Ohio

The role of the Procurement Buyer is to oversee the coordination of all purchasing requirements for
Safran Electrical & Power across multiple divisions with a defined list of supplier's. This involves purchasing to Material Requirement Plan (MRP). The Buyer will be part of the project team of work transfer between Safran sites.

This role will be purchasing various components across electrical, winding, and machining commodities. The role will focus on a specific transfer project but also assisting in surge NPI purchasing, indirect purchasing, and any various supply chain tasks as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Act as focal point and champion for all purchasing transition activities involved in transfer of work between sites.
* Assist Supplier Account Manager with integration of new suppliers into Safran supply chain procedures
* Identify cost saving opportunities and process improvements with suppliers in scope
* Work with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on-time, in full and aligned with the needs of the business;
* Drive improvement actions via KPI review and maintenance
* Supplier Acknowledgements within the supplier portal
* Purchase Orders late to requirements
* Action Messages (reschedule in or push product out)
* Escalate, where appropriate, any significant issues that require management intervention or awareness
* Manage key complex suppliers with focus on facts and data to meet demand in a challenging environment
* Permits/Concessions or Invoice query resolution and corrective actions where needed
* Work with Purchasing/SPM/SQA/Vendors to ensure/create robust and efficient Supply chains
* Manage returns to vendors via the NCT process
* Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture;
* Evening/night hours may be required.
* Extra hours may be required during business peaks
* Other duties may be assigned.

Complementary Description

Physical Demands
May require long periods of sitting.
May require lifting less than 20 lbs.
May require prolonged repetitive use of upper extremities.

Work Environment
Typical office environment requiring the use of typical office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.) Computer keyboarding, computer monitor and mouse use including reaching forward, grasping, fringer and wrist manipulation and neck bending and turning; near vision is necessary for computer monitor use.

Job Requirements

This position requires access to technologies and hardware subject to US national security based export control requirements. All applicants must be US Persons (8 USC 1324b(a)(3)), or otherwise authorized by the U.S. Government. No company sponsorship will be offered.

Education and/or Experience
* A Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or business AND
* A minimum of six (6) years working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain
* In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain

* Previous experience in Supply Chain Management;  
* Excellent negotiation and influencing skills;   
* Must have excellent analytical, numerical and planning skills;  
* Ability to work in fast paced and dynamic work environment  
* Energetic, results oriented, driven individual and effective communicator at all levels

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Preferred Skills :
* Experience with strategic management of Suppliers and operational procurement
* Aerospace experience
* Electronics Commodity Buying Experience
* Experience within a production control system in either a lean manufacturing environment or Planning and Purchasing area
* Extensive knowledge of SAP

At Safran, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment in the U.S. where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Specificity of the job

Travel requirements: No regular travel required.

Locate your future workplace

8380 Darrow Rd 44087


Ohio United States

Copy Address
logo safran

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 Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification and in the electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 11,500 employees across thirteen different countries.

employees worldwide
Number of countries where Safran is located
business area families
  • © Safran