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Meggitt PLC California , PA 15419

Posted 4 months ago

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Maintain effective control of the backlog from order entry through shipment. Ensure each order is planned and acted upon in a timely manner, while providing as much visibility as required for a smooth flow of material. This will include identifying and reconciling problems or potential problems through interface with various departments.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Fully understand Meggitt and our customers requirements and effectively flow these down to the immediate and secondary supply base (2nd tier).

  • Ensure timely processing of production orders through the supply base.

  • Maintain data integrity within the purchasing area of the business system (E.g. delivery dates, promise dates, etc.).

  • Ensure internal customers are kept apprised of the status of work in process.

  • Manage the entire business cycle, from solicitation, purchase order placement, confirmation, to invoice payment.

  • Develop creative solicitations

  • Solicit competitive proposals

  • Vigorously negotiate price, lead time and terms

  • Justify selection or recommendation

  • Consummate a clearly defined, sound, economical, binding, and enforceable contract

  • Monitor progress

  • Prevent or resolve invoicing issues

  • Improve performance of assigned suppliers (E.g. quality, delivery, affordability, financial stability, labor status, product mix).

  • Locate, qualify, and develop new, better performing suppliers.

  • Eliminate poor performing suppliers.

  • Support the quotation of new programs/contracts through supplier quotes and estimation.

  • Coordinate return and replacement of defective materials with Quality Assurance and the supplier.

  • Expedite delivery of materials as needed.

  • Negotiate short and long-term supplier agreements to reduce administrative burdens, while meeting all other company objectives.

  • Ensure support of the continuous improvement program within the assigned supplier-base.

Job Specifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Masters of Business Administration

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

3-5 years of direct material procurement experience in aerospace and defense industries

  • APICs certification of CPIM or CSPM, a plus

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding purchasing, logistics, incoming product inspection and inventory control

  • Demonstrated use of negotiated techniques and tactics

  • Aerospace, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or machined parts manufacturing, engineering, cost, and/or procurement requirements knowledge/experience

  • Familiarity/experience with lean manufacturing, Kaizen events, and continuous improvement techniques (i.e. RCCA, Six Sigma methodology), a plus

  • Familiarity/experience with SPC principles and methods, a plus

  • Working knowledge of ISO-9001, AS9100, a plus

  • Use of and deployment of electronic purchasing systems (eRFQ), VMI, and consignment, a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, influence leaders to change / adopt change, builds trust and credibility quickly.

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization driving collaboration across businesses and functions with minimum supervision.

  • Demonstrated positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results.

  • Demonstrated passion to drive change and challenge status quo.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead implementation and contribute to the development of vision and strategy.

  • Be able to work in a team environment and demonstrate support of Meggitt lean principles; teamwork, cooperation, respect, and integrity.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated business intuition skills.

  • Ability to communicate clearly through written and oral communications.

  • Understands functional processes and can navigate systems to extract needed data.

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an 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 an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at or .

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Meggitt PLC