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Mgr, Procurement

Requisition ID:  78186
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

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 Manager leads the staff and the procurement activities within a business unit.  Plans, coordiantes, and directs a variety of complex procurement and material processes from the initial proposal efforts through the delivery of the end product.  Ensures that the procurement procedures are in compliance with government laws (domestic/international), regulations and management objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities

•Develops procurement strategies and oversees all procurement and material planning activities from the initial proposal efforts through the delivery of the end product

•Organizes, directs and implements cost-reduction activities to ensure maximum return to the division for minimum expenditures
•Implements processes to manage risk within the supply chain and monitors procurement procedures to comply with government laws (domestic/international), regulations, and company policy
•Manages contractual differences between purchase order requirements and supplier performance; establishes contractual obligations, while ensuring compliance with laws and truth in negotiations

•Monitors the changing marketplace and work around plans to avoid negative impact on corporate cost and delivery performance objectives
•Plans tactics and strategies for negotiations of subcontracts to maintain expenditures within program material budget limitation
•Leads and directs work for 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
•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 : 7-10 years of relevant experience
Skills :Excellent facilitation and project management skills with ability to lead the procurement team, and to drive tasks to completion

Knowledge of procurement best practices and experience with managing tight development program deadlines in aerospace/manufacturing environment

Understanding of contracts, compliance and government laws (domestic/international) relating to procurement

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and demonstrated use of thought leadership to set and execute procurement strategies

Experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success negotiating with a variety of  suppliers

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.

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