Supply Chain Analyst
Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE: PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide. PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp. Mr. Buffet stated, "I've admired PCC's operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world's aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports. Berkshire's Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire."
"We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway," said Mark Donegan, PCC's chairman and chief executive officer. "We see a unique alignment between Warren's management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term. We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers' needs into the future. This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC's employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers."
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5500 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Noranco, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.
From high-speed milling machines to structural assemblies, Exacta Aerospace's capabilities are wide-ranging to fit our customer needs.
Founded in 1978 and located in Wichita, Kansas, Exacta offers a vast array of 3, 4 and 5 axis aluminum and hard-metal machines that produce parts ranging from those that will fit in the palm of your hand to ones that top out at 165 inches long.
Exacta can use its machine and fab detail components to produce complex, tight-tolerance assemblies ready for aircraft installation. With an ever-changing aerospace industry in which customers continually ask suppliers to integrate and innovate, Exacta is responding to the call.
Exacta Aerospace was acquired by Precision Castparts Corp. in July, 2013.
The Supply Chain Analyst will perform general purchasing duties to support the operation.
The Supply Chain Analyst will report to the Purchasing Manager.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Understand, adhere, and demonstrate to the company's commitment to quality and safety.
Maintaining regular and punctual attendance according to shift-times or a pre-arranged work schedule.
Work under limited supervision following standardized procedures
Review RFQ's for accuracy and actively negotiate pricing with suppliers
Proactively manage the open order report to ensure suppliers meet delivery date commitments, PO's are closed and all PO commitments are closed to support project billing
Interface with suppliers, internal customers including manufacturing, quality, shipping/receiving, accounts payable to foster highest customer satisfaction while adhering to company requirements and critical deadlines
Source new product streams and identify new vendors
Assure bi-weekly review Time Phase report is worked to assure all assigned commodities are purchased in support of customer requirements.
Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule.
Contacts vendors with discrepancies with quantity and quality while overseeing contract obligations.
Proactively seeks opportunities for improvement in pricing, order management and vendor relations.
Purchase Order acknowledgement and confirmation.
Update Vista Production Report daily with job material status.
Long Term Agreement negotiations, execution and administration
Review daily spend report as submitted to CFO
Manage supply chain systems, processes and procedure improvement.
Purchase Order follow-up (past due & due in next 90 days) status entry and reporting to eliminate shortages and down time in production.
Support Mfg. Engr. with vendor material/hardware/detail part quotes to support Exacta Aerospace, Inc. customer quotes.
Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitation and scope of authority.
Follow all Purchasing policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned
Must have the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet expectations for required competencies in position, which includes: 1) safety, health, and environmental awareness, 2) business ethics and compliance, 3) technical/professional competence and quality & time management, 4) interpersonal relations and communication skills, 5) initiative, flexibility, innovation, and adaptability, 6) continuous improvement and problem solving, and 7) planning and organizing. [See performance evaluation form]
Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
Conducting Root Cause Corrective Action
Understanding of ERP/MRP/Purchasing concepts, administration and execution.
Negotiations and ability to determine best overall value to the company is a plus
Good communicator with ability to represent the Company in a positive manner when dealing with the public.
Ability to perform tasks involving Microsoft Office software i.e. Word/Excel/Power Point.
Experience understanding purchasing contractual language and implementing processes to support the contract.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Technology, Industrial Engineering, Management or similar field.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Requires ability to bend and reach
May infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 35 lbs
Manual dexterity and coordination are required. Necessary to operate a computer keyboard.
Ability to sit for long periods of time
The ability to adjust focus and see clearly at close distances
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Precision Castparts Corporation