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Procurement Agent

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Safran Landing Systems Purchasing Walton , Kentucky , United States Permanent Full-time College/ Technical Diploma/ Associates Degree More than 5 years
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Job Description

Procurement tactical
•International environment requires exceptional problem-solving skills and collaboration across multicultural groups
•Ability to lead a cross functional team
•Work with planning team to balance supply and demand, elevating material shortages and supply risk when necessary
•Responsible for procuring and managing finished goods, raw materials, and outsourcing
•Promote supplier adherence to schedules and agreements
•Provide proactive recovery plans for forecast shortfalls, production change, and/or inventory changes
•Support development and track departmental key performance metrics (KPI)
•Responsible for maintaining inventory targets and safety stock levels
•Manage planning parameters in system and generate/execute annual improvements in inventory levels
•Other duties as may be assigned

Intercompany Sales
•Plan and execute inter-company sales per demand plan to achieve highest customer satisfaction

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities
•Partner with Quality, Purchasing, Supplier Performance teams to establish effective supplier management practices in line with company strategies
•Process Procurement Supplier Corrective Action requests (SCAR) to ensure supplier compliance to goals and objectives
•Measure supplier performance through the use of actionable scorecards
•Develop analysis to help identify and mitigate supply risk
•Support creation of appropriate KPI's, analysis, and publish as necessary
•Manage and lead local Supplier Cockpit review with key supplier management teams
•Coordinate and conduct business review meetings with key suppliers

Procurement process improvement
•Support continuous improvement initiatives and operational excellence processes both global and at the local level
•Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures
•Contribute to development of standard operating procedures and workflow for key Procurement processes
•Collaborate to resolve errors and exceptions that impact purchase activity
•Ensure continuous improvement of the data management
•Strive to continuously improve Procurement performance by utilizing and understanding best practices, lessons learned and industry trends.

Complementary Description

Candidates for positions with Safran Landing Systems must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status. Safran Landing Systems is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail [email protected] or call: 859-817-2947. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Job Requirements

Physical/Environmental Scope of Position:
•Sit for long periods of time while operating office equipment
•Vocal communication, hearing, and visual acuity are required for safety, direction, and the exchange of ideas in the industrial environment
•Subjected to inside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, oils, and other related industrial hazards
•Perform duties requiring kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and occationally lifting up to 20 pounds unassisted

Required Behavioral Dimensions:
•Building Strategic Working Relationships
•Decision Making
•Initiating Action
•Leading Through Vision and Values
•Planning and Organizing

Experience/Education/Certification Required:
•Associate's Degree or equivalent college credit required
•Three to five years of experience in a production or materials function, or 7+ years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement

Attributes/Skills Required:
•APICS Certification preferred. Must pass APICS basics module within one year of obtaining position.
•Strong computer skills that include Microsoft Office
•SAP experience within the materials function or other ERP/traceability/planning software strongly preferred

Specificity of the job

Up to 15%

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One Carbon Way, KY 41094

Walton

Kentucky United States

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