Program Buyer (Onsite) Jobs in Everett, WA at Collins Aerospace

Title: Program Buyer (Onsite)

Company: Collins Aerospace

Location: Everett, WA

Procurement specialists that will support Program/NPI/NPD requirements on assigned programs and/or commodities in a fast paced environment. This is an onsite role with potential to move to Hybrid later on

Primary Responsibilities:

Gathers information on new vendors, sources, market drivers, current processes and prices, and seeks approval from senior management. Guides associates and provides input based on issues faced in day-to-day operations.

Supports senior management in information gathering form primary and secondary sources for planning and budgeting day-to-day activities.

Complete ownership of Supply Chain procurement budget with a goal to beat budget by 5%.

Long term agreements and/or pricing agreements in place for major suppliers on program based on spend, risk and project scope during a review with the Procurement and Program Managers.

Performs supply chain activities that cannot be attributed to a defined discipline. May also include professional employees required to perform activities across several disciplines on smaller sites.

Assist the estimating team with pricing and source information and review the contract assumptions and budget allowances of the bid team hand off.

Closely monitor the engineering bill of materials as it evolves to ensure component parts selected will not be outside the budget. Find alternatives for high priced or long lead time parts. Review inventory on hand and work with engineering on opportunities to use excess material.

Work with Program IPT for early involvement of Supply Chain to guide the design process to support business goals and objectives.

Approve/disapprove new parts to be added to the program and manage quoting/ordering of long lead time or high cost items to support program release and budget.

Quote unreleased drawings, new product tooling and development and negotiate to support program budget requirements.

Monitor engineering release schedule and escalate concerns that will impact available Supply Chain and Operations lead times.

Work closely and support commodity buyers on program changes, part release and supplier concerns. Provide support and communication to buyers and leadership throughout the life of the program.

Support the testing requirements for the program.

Manage incoming BFE to support programs.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of prior relevant experienceOR

In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications:

SAP or other ERP System

Purchasing or Pricing experience

Military or aerospace purchasing preferred

Ability to support budgeting and financial analysis with significant complexity.

Ability execute commodity sourcing strategies and participate in supplier development activities.

Effectively uses root cause analysis for problem solving.

Demonstrates ability to propose and implement changes to processes and procedures.

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