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Requisition ID:  96442
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Buyer is responsible for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment and services necessary to support production and plant operations as economically and efficiently as possible.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Process purchase requisitions into purchase orders in a timely manner and ensuring accurate information is included in the purchase order.
•    Responsible for commodity delivery and quality performance, including obtaining accurate delivery information from suppliers.
•    Direct solicitation from suppliers using a formal inquiry format, incorporating all necessary information required for seller’s quotations.
•    Evaluate quotations received from prospective suppliers and make a decision regarding award of purchase order.
•    Negotiate with selected suppliers to obtain the lowest unit cost.
•    Implement formal and legal contractual documentation into the purchase order, encompassing all corporate and government requirements.
•    Establish contractual obligations for any changes affecting the original definitive contract and to insure compliance with Public Law 87-653, Truth in Negotiation to protect MABS from government claims for defective pricing or fraud.
•    Identify problem areas and initiate corrective action and establish problem resolution dates.
•    Maintain compliance with all corporate and divisional procurement policies and procedures as contained within the corporate Standard Practice Letters and Procurement Manual Instructions.
•    Provide regular and periodic reporting in areas of responsibility as directed by management.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Buyer/Expeditor or Material Planner
•    SAP experience desirable
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to drive tasks to completion
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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.

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