Strategic Buyer

2019-12-04T02:00:42.84

Information clé

Supply chain
Production
Ouvrier
san diego, California, ETATS-UNIS
CDI, Temps complet
BAC+3, BAC+4
Supérieure à 5 ans
2019-79914

Description de la mission

Support the purchasing department to improve its global supply chain performance (cost, quality, delivery, service, innovation). Participate in the purchasing strategy and commodity roadmap definition; deploy best practices and tools to ensure cost reduction and supplier contracting objectives.

2.0 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Effectively manage supply chain relationships and contract for the assigned commodities and suppliers.
    • - Negotiates best terms (price, delivery, and payment terms) with suppliers, while maintaining efficient output of purchase orders, to reach highest quality at best value
  • • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers to meet company sourcing strategies / needs (commodity, program, volume, and timing), in line with the Purchasing Policy and strategy by performing initial
  • • Supplier assessments (risk, maturity, capability and capacity). Obtain information from suppliers concerning product and/or service specifications, price, delivery dates, etc.
  • • Contribute to the Cost objective plan defined for the commodities of group of suppliers assigned.
  • • Support the Purchasing Leader for defining the Purchasing roadmaps by providing inputs and results on the commodities and suppliers managed.
  • • Ensure adherence to the company Supply Chain management policies, procedures and Purchasing best practices.
  • • Maintain a continuous supply of materials to avoid any disruptions in manufacturing and/or customer service, performing all work with a sense of urgency and timeliness.
  • • Support tactical buyer's team by creating supplier contracts on time into the ERP system. Reconcile differences in price or quantity of received supplier products with the Accounts Payable and Receiving departments.

  • • Communicates with User departments such as Engineering, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Planning, Facilities and other departments as necessary to ensure their requirements are met.
  • • Support the Engineering and Program departments during the industrialization of the new equipment.
  • • Ensure the supplier respects the main planning's milestones and delivers the document and/or parts accordingly. Control the cost, quality and logistic terms will not deviate to the initial objectives and before the serial production phase.
  • • Monitors supplier performance, prepares reports and other records pertaining to the items or services purchased, cost, delivery, product or service performance, supplier performance and/or inventories, as applicable. Support Internal Quality and Logistic departments in case of supplier non-performance.
  • • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the company's objectives for 100% On Time Deliveries, Quality, 5S, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and any other improvement initiatives.

Votre profil

4.0 Required Competencies; Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:

  • • Bachelor's Degree in Business and 5-8 years of experience in Purchasing and or Supply Chain.
  • • Experience in delivering competitive advantage to the business through development and implementation of sourcing strategies for the spend category;
  • • Ability to lead projects and negotiate with cross functional and cross market teams;
  • • Good business writing skills and ability to use networks to influence business activity and convince others;
  • • Excellent interpersonal skills with good relationship building skills;
  • • Ability to drive results and obtain information from a team;
  • • A proven team player with creative problem solving skills;
  • • Ability to multi task, problem solve, proactive with good presentation skills and self-initiative.
  • • Able to speak business French to communicate with the parents' company purchasing department and other Safran entities.
  • • Understand the US purchasing strategy and French purchasing strategy highly desired.

Entité de rattachement

Safran Power Units

Safran est un groupe international de haute technologie opérant dans les domaines de la propulsion et des équipements aéronautiques, de l'espace et de la défense. Implanté sur tous les continents, le Groupe emploie plus de 92 000 collaborateurs pour un chiffre d'affaires de 21 milliards d'euros en 2018. Safran occupe, seul ou en partenariat, des positions de premier plan mondial ou européen sur ses marchés. Pour répondre à l'évolution des marchés, le Groupe s'engage dans des programmes de recherche et développement qui ont représenté en 2018 des dépenses d'environ 1,5 milliard d'euros.

Safran est classé dans le Top 100 Global Innovators de Thomson Reuters ainsi que dans le palmarès « Happy at work » des sociétés où il fait bon vivre. Le Groupe est en 4ème position du classement Universum des entreprises préférées des jeunes ingénieurs en France.

Safran Power Units est spécialisé dans la conception et la production de groupes auxiliaires de puissance et systèmes de démarrage pour l'aéronautique civile et militaire, de turboréacteurs pour missiles et engins cibles. La société est un leader mondial dans son domaine avec plus de 21 000 systèmes livrés à ce jour dans le monde depuis sa création en 1961.

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