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Director of Supply Chain

Requisition ID:  81640
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

Meggitt is now part of Parker Aerospace, bringing together industry-leading experience and innovation and a more powerful product and service offering for the aerospace and defense industries. Collectively we bring to market a wider range of breakthrough airframe and engine technologies that solve greater customer challenges. We will continue to play a leading role in enabling the next generation of sustainable aviation and accelerate our work supporting aftermarket customers.

Job Designation

The Director of Supply Chain leads the Supply Chain function for the Parker Meggitt North Hollywood site. Defines and manages commodity strategies and sourcing decisions while ensuring business supply requirements are satisfied. Ensures procurement procedures comply with government laws, regulations, and management objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​​Leads the North Hollywood site Supply Chain function, including procurement, estimating, planning, inventory management, shipping/receiving, logistics, and SIOP (sales, inventory, operations planning) process.
  • Develops, implements and reports on inventory reduction strategies.
  • Manages and reports on KPI metrics for working capital and inventory control.
  • Defines and manages the commodity strategies and sourcing decisions while ensuring the successful management and enhancement of the business's supply chain.
  • Develops and implements procurement strategy plan; identifies potential cost savings and oversees the budget while ensuring compliance with government laws and regulations (domestic/international).
  • Reduces overall supply risk through contingency planning and understanding supplier capabilities, disaster preparedness, and financial health.
  • Develops and improves overall supplier and supply base capabilities.
  • Tracks, forecasts, and manages changing global markets and geo-political environments.
  • Identifies needs and potential suppliers, solicits bids, reviews bids, and then selects suppliers.
  • Negotiates and awards contracts and approves payments to suppliers while maintaining vendor relationships.
  • Supports continuous improvement activities across the entire supply chain, including the development and implementation of appropriate measures of performance.
  • Leads and directs work for a team of employees as defined by business needs.
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development, and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.
  • Responsibility for Year over Year PPV/PCV reduction.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree required; MBA preferred 

Years' Experience:  10 - 15 years of relevant supply chain experience


  • 10+ years of experience in materials/purchasing function and supply chain leadership for manufactured goods, namely castings and machined products
  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing methodology and demonstrated experience in developing strategic sourcing strategies
  • Managerial responsibility for Vendor Liaison, Buyers, and Supply Chain Specialists
  • Experience with inventory management concepts (turns, VMI, reductions), contract negotiations, demand forecasting, and operations planning
  • Proven track record of experience in successful supply chain leadership and bottom-line results
  • Ability to develop, manage, and execute procurement strategies that drive financial and operational performance across sub-functions of the Supply Chain
  • Proven track record of leading transformational change to improve KPI initiatives 
  • Preferred experience with SAP ERP systems 
  • Demonstrated understanding and execution of Plan For Every Part strategies, supermarket pull systems, consignment
  • In-depth understanding of contracts, compliance, and government laws (domestic/international) relating to procurement functions
  • Must have hands-on experience in vendor selection and negotiation
  • Sourcing/Procurement experience at the leadership level
  • Experience with eSourcing tools, such as internet reverse auctions, a plus
  • Ability to operate independently and communicate effectively with internal clients, peers, senior managers, and external suppliers
  • Excellent project management and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A high energy level, entrepreneurial spirit, decisive and confident
  • Professional certification preferred (CPM, CPIM or APICS)
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable to California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $142K - $237K

Parker 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.

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