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Site Procurement Manager

Requisition ID:  49552
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Tucson (3520)

Tucson, AZ, United States, 85755

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Coordinating closely with site, division, and group teams, the Site Procurement Manager provides site-level procurement leadership in accordance with Meggitt policies, processes, and direction. This position plans, coordinates, and directs a variety of complex strategic and tactical procurement and material processes from initial supplier proposals through delivery of product ensuring objectives are met in supply chain quality, delivery, cost, and inventory goals.  This position ensures all procurement activities operate in compliance with government laws (domestic/international), regulations and management objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities

•     Determines annual targets and objectives for procurement performance, cost savings, and other
KPIs including associated execution plans in conjunction with site, division and group business and functional leadership.
•     Leads and supervises day-to-day procurement activities for site.  Works with site operations team to
conduct and optimize inventory management and SlOP.  Ensures proper order placement and expedites deliveries to support site manufacturing needs.
•     Supports site operations lead in meeting site business objectives; leads functional DLA and supports other site DLAs as appropriate, performing pareto-based gap analysis ad defines actions to support performance and/or recovery; drives functional MPS.
•     Supports coordination with group commodity teams as it relates to sourcing new products and new product introduction activities in line with Meggitt policies, processes, and strategy including sourcing, cost targeting and realization, contracting, gate review activities and support, customer requirement flow downs, risk management and other critical NPI and PLM actions.
•     Supports supply chain risk management activities.
•     Monitors procurement procedures to comply with government laws (domestic/international), regulations and company policy.
•     Provides input to the development of commodity strategies.
•     In conjunction with division and group functional teams, develops and deploys procurement processes and practices to drive continuous improvement in site activities.
•     Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs.
•     Manages staff selection, performance, development, retention, and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.
•     Utilizes best practice and lean techniques to identify, develop and implement strategy, policy, processes, tools, metrics, action plans and countermeasures as required to deliver inventory, supplier performance, total cost and other KPIs.
•     Designs, implements and manages supplier inventory programs along with appropriate system parameter maintenance required to meet material flow requirements.
•     In conjunction with division and group, leads and supports supplier development and performance management efforts to ensure supply base performance including supplier scorecards, corrective actions, supplier reviews, penalties, and other key supplier engagement activities.
•    Leads and/or supports supplier contract negotiation in conjunction with site, division and group strategies ensuring effective supplier commercial relationships fully meeting business, risk, working capital, risk and other objectives.
•     Carries out other duties as may be required within the job holder's capability consistent with the
terms and conditions of employment.
•     Ensures compliance with government laws and regulations and company policies and processes. 

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Supply Chain or related field required; analytical degree (i.e., Math/Engineering) preferred
Years’ Experience: 7-10 years of Procurement experience; aerospace background required

•    Demonstrated capability/experience in an operational Procurement leadership role
•    Experience with electronic material buying
•    Practical and applied knowledge of aerospace sourcing, purchasing, and overall procurement processes, systems, and practices
•    Working knowledge in lean manufacturing concepts and techniques with significant exposure to supplier inventory programs such as kanban and consignment
•    Proven ability to drive change and continuously improve processes for effectiveness in procurement cost, quality, and delivery across a site
•    Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations
•    Ability to coach, mentor, and develop team members
•    Demonstrated ability to lead and prioritize in a rapid changing and demanding environment
•    Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and motivate teams as well as communicate effectively across all levels both internally and externally with suppliers and customers in a timely and effective manner
•    Outstanding spreadsheet utilization skills along with proficiency in word processing and presentation software (MS Office)
•    Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications is beneficial
•    Familiarity in a commercial aviation environment dealing with FAR regulations
•    Ability and willingness to travel (domestic/international)


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.

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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