Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Are you ready to elevate your career?
Use demand signals to plan, prepare, and implement negotiation strategies. Manage effective competitive bidding process including analyzing and evaluating proposals along with negotiating and selecting or recommending suppliers. Manage inventory levels to maximize turns while maintaining fill rates.
Position Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):
Perform a variety of activities in support of successfully procuring and arranging for delivery of materials, services, and supplies for assigned parts/commodities.
Develops and implements negotiations strategies that have financial impacts to the company.
Maintains and supports existing contracts with amendments, SOW changes and extensions.
Act as a liaison in arranging meetings between potential suppliers and internal customers.
Understands and utilizes supply chain management strategies to drive breakthrough performance in current metrics and future metrics.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with a broad spectrum of internal customers including staff across the Textron business units.
Monitors respective markets and provides market insight to business teams. Understands and implements pricing strategies to capitalize on and protect against business and market volatility.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to generate quantitative improvements in supplier delivery, quality, and costs is very desirable
Self-motivated, persistent, hands-on, result oriented, well organized with ability to handle multiple. projects within expected time frame with a sense of urgency
Excellent interpersonal, communication and planning skills are required
Ability to work in a close team environment and under tight deadlines
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize as necessary
Highly responsive to internal and external customer requirements, with a high attention for detail
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to make critical decisions and problem solve
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.