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Procurement Manager

Company: Meggitt PLC
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 43455
Business Unit: Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East. Job Designation

The Manager of Procurement is responsible for managing and overseeing procurement resources who manage complex purchasing activity for assigned goods and services. This position ensures objectives relating to quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness are satisfied fully meeting department goals and supporting site operations. The Manager of Procurement effectively manages multi-faceted internal and external relationships including direct reports to achieve objectives and is responsible for managing a team of procurement professionals having a direct impact on site financial and operational objectives and customer satisfaction. This position ensures team execution of strategic and tactical procurement objectives. Job Core Responsibilities

The Procurement Manager will have direct reports consisting of Senior Buyers and Buyers and has managerial responsibility.

Direct the preparation of purchase requisitions and procurement activities to assure delivery of quality products, on time, to satisfy production requirements.

Monitor procurement procedures to comply with governmental and policy regulations.

Develop and maintain sound relationship with the supplier base to provide the necessary support of divisional product requirements.

Manage supplier cost, quality, and delivery driving resolution within the site team and, where necessary, escalating for additional support; implement actions to resolve supplier non-conformance issues.

Drive annual cost down and minimize supplier cost increases for assigned commodities or those led by their direct reports in support of site Purchase Cost Variance (PCV) goals.

Support sourcing of new products and new product introduction activities in line with Meggitt policies, processes, and strategy as assigned.

Support development and execution of commodity strategies aligned with agreed upon site or Group requirements for assigned commodities and indirect categories.

Supporting the Procurement Director in meeting the Site's business objectives (including daily attendance at site DLA s as required) and supporting gap analysis & actions to support the MPS deliverables for supply chain topics

Supervise day-to-day procurement and buyers for assigned commodities.

Manage supplier and supply base risk in line with site specific and Meggitt requirements.

Ensure trade compliance issues are properly managed across procurement team.

Participate in site-specific procurement and supplier quality development when required including but not limited to when materials or services procured are unique to the site or to support new program introduction.

Develop and deploy (in conjunction with Division and group teams) Procurement processes, strategies and practices to drive continuous improvement and aligned activities across Meggitt.

Lead, manage, and coach in line with Meggitt values and high performance culture.

Develop and promote procurement talent within the site.

Ensure that the procurement team is represented both internally and externally with the highest level of professional, ethical, and performance standards.

Carry out other duties as may be required within the job holder s capability consistent with the terms and conditions of employment. Job Specifications

Education : Bachelors degree in a Technical field, Supply Chain, Business Administration.
Certifications :

Years Experience : 8 to 10 years of progressive procurement management experience in a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment.

Skills :

Excellent facilitation and project management skills with ability to lead the procurement team, and to drive tasks to completion.

Extensive experience and supervisory skills in the planning, organizing, and directing a procurement function.

Knowledge of procurement best practices and experience with managing tight development program deadlines in aerospace/manufacturing environment.

Understanding of contracts, compliance and government laws (domestic/international) relating to procurement.

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and demonstrated use of thought leadership to set and execute procurement strategies.

Experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success negotiating with a variety of suppliers.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), with ability to drive tasks to completion.

Aerospace industry experiences a plus.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Meggitt PLC, Akron , Procurement Manager, Executive , Akron, Ohio

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