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PROCUREMENT OPERATIONS STRATEGIC BUYER -MANUFACTURING

KINGSTON, NY
Our company is looking for a Procurement Operations Sr Buyer to implement cost savings initiatives and process cost reduction activities.  The buyer will be a member of the Kingston, NY location procurement team and support and implement company procurement strategy and mission.

Our company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. We are transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. 

Job duties and Responsibilities:

Cost of Goods Sold Savings:  The incumbent is responsible for identifying and implementing cost reduction activities at the location using the optimized process;
The incumbent should be striving to achieve maximum leveraging of the company's spend, should use on-line-bidding, low cost country sourcing and supplier collaboration to reduce costs.  Cost reduction efforts should focus on unit price as well as product design, substitution and consumption reduction efforts based on root cause problem solving and process improvement;
Working Capital Improvements:  The incumbent is responsible for implementing payment terms, which provide us with a favorable working capital position, without compromising integrity.  The incumbent is also responsible for evaluating inventories of purchased material and for driving inventory reduction initiatives through consignment, vendor managed inventories, shared inventories, process improvement and other inventory management tools;
Procurement Process Cost Reduction:  The incumbent should strive for procurement process optimization and waste elimination;
 Purchasing Goods & Service to Support Operations:  The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the location is supplied with goods and services required to maintain continuous operation, as required by business conditions.  The incumbent is responsible for weighing appropriate risk factors when making buy/supply decisions;
Compliance:  The incumbent is responsible for compliance with all applicable company  standards and local regulations for the location.  The incumbent may be required to provide data for procurement related ASAT, customer ISO and other audit protocols required by the business.  The incumbent is also accountable for any corrective actions generated by audits affecting buying activities at that location. Acts as Single Point Accountability (SPA) for import compliance, including ITAR compliance. 
 
Qualifications
 
Basic Requirements:

Education Requirements

Minimum of a Bachelor degree is required, preferred to be in Engineering, Business or Accounting.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a high-volume component manufacturing environment
Minimum of five (5) years of that time in supply chain logistics experience.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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