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Procurement Buyer (Windings)

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification of electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 12,400 employees across 12 different countries.  

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Main domain/Job field

Production - Supply chain

Job title

Procurement Buyer (Windings)

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Professional, Engineer & Manager

Part time / Full time


Job description

The role of the Procurement Buyer requires the management and coordination of all purchasing requirements for Safran Electrical & Power UK Ltd across a defined list of supplier's. This involves purchasing to Material Requirement Plan (MRP) with an expected level of spend in the region $9M per year. The Buyer will be part of the rotar/stator side of the business.

This person will have significant levels of interaction with both internal and external stakeholders as part of a cross functional team, therefore the ability to build effective relationships is a fundamental requirement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as the focal point for all day to day material requirements across an agreed range of suppliers;
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
Requisitions to Purchase Order conversion
Purchase Orders late to requirements
Action Messages (reschedule in or push product out)
Perform Request for Quotations on stranger parts as required
Manage deliveries of Purchase orders to be just-in-time for inventory management
Escalate, where appropriate, any significant issues that require management intervention or awareness
Work with suppliers to resolve issues impacting performance, such as, Quality discrepancies, Book in queries
Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture;
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.
Other duties may be assigned.

Travel specifictity

Travel requirements: Occasional travel (general guideline: once per quarter) inside the U.S. and outside of the U.S.

Candidate skills & requirements

Previous experience in Supply Chain Management;
Excellent negotiation and influencing skills;
Must have excellent analytical, numerical and planning skills;
Energetic, results oriented, driven individual and effective communicator at all levels

Preferred Skills :
Previous management of Supplier schedules and operational procurement desirable;
Experience within a production control system in either a lean manufacturing environment or Planning and Purchasing area
Previous knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.

Education and/or Experience
A Bachelor's degree in in Supply Chain, Business or related area of focus
A minimum of four (4) years' experience working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain.
In lieu of a Bachelor's degree a minimum of six (6) years' of experience working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain.
Bilingual in both English and Spanish

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Ohio

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Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved

No Degree

Minimum experience level required

More than 5 years