Procurement Manager

Requisition ID:  118667
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)
Location: 

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

 

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 works 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 the 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: Bachelor's degree required / Master's/MBA preferred
Years Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience
Skills: Excellent facilitation and project management skills with the 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 the ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $99K-$173K

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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 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 accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or HRISon@meggitt.com.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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.