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Senior Buyer

Requisition ID:  87215
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)
Location: 

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence 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 12,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran and Rolls Royce.

At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programmes to develop next generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

The Procurement Analyst provides expertise to a variety of complex procurement analysis that impacts business decisions. Conducts procurement research projects and analyzes results with an objective of identifying opportunities to maximize procurement and profitability.
 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Conducts procurement research projects and analyzes results with an objective of identifying opportunities to maximize procurement
  • Performs in-depth analysis of supplier cost data for all major programs and develop negotiation strategies
  • Reviews sales orders to determine volume procurement opportunities and communicates same to buyer/planners with recommended target pricing and delivery schedules to support production requirements
  • Performs cost modeling, opportunity analysis, monitoring and reporting of productivity initiatives and budgeted objectives for the specified team(s)
  • Conducts procurement forecasts and financial reporting for the business unit
  • Reviews and updates purchase price variance forecasts monthly, while understanding key drivers and risk areas
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications :
Years Experience :
5 - 7 years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Experienced in analyzing and synthesizing complex and/or diverse information in procurement for  aerospace/manufacturing environment
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
  • Solves complex problems and exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • 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 HRISon@meggitt.com.

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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