Job Description - Procurement Manager in Seattle
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Procurement Manager

Ref: US_EN_6_971578_1474302

Posted on 17 November 2022

We are looking for a Procurement Manager to join a team who creates state of the art equipment

  • Oversees and directs a team of purchasing professionals to support parts requirements for mod install kits and production across all sites
  • Develop and implement strategic goals and objectives, promoting collaboration and coordination of procurement activities with key stakeholders, as well as overseeing the day-to-day tactical execution of the procurement team's assigned responsibilities
  • Hire, develop, and manage Procurement team through day-to-day requirements and individual employee development to established performance standards
  • Provide input and recommendations for the establishment and delivery of the departmental vision for Supply Chain
  • Conduct 1:1 discussions, annual performance reviews and mid-year reviews, manages personnel related issues and makes recommendations for salary adjustments
  • Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching and developmental goals
  • Develop and execute strategies to deliver against annual operational and financial goals
  • Manage the development and facilitates portions of the required departmental training
  • Act as first line of escalation for buyer issues related to internal support, parts procurement and supplier performance
  • Proactively participate in design and engineering phases of programs, providing guidance to ensure products are designed and planned in an efficient manner
  • Develop and manage internal and external relationships, establishes rapport and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure client satisfaction
  • Monitor, validate and report out on adherence to budget, cost savings and cost avoidance initiatives and progress
  • Monitor and report status of key Procurement metrics – implements corrective actions where performance needs to improve
  • Make sure that all functional teams follow established BMS processes and uses standard templates, documentation and methodology

  • Bachelor's degree, seven years of experience in Supply Chain Management and three years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Aerospace background and aircraft interior industry experience preferred
  • Proven leadership experience related to procurement practices, policies and processes
  • Demonstrated experience of implementing performance-based contracts with suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to build internal customer/external supplier relationships to optimize performance and deliver process improvements
  • Strong written and verbal communication, and effective presentation skills across multiple audiences
  • Demonstrated experience with technology including Microsoft Office applications, ERP, Inventory and order processing systems
  • We are looking for people who are:

  • Team Oriented
  • Process Focused
  • Open & Honest in their Communication
  • Quality Minded
  • Persistent and who honor commitments
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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