Offers “SAFRAN”

Expires soon SAFRAN

Strategic Commodity Buyer

  • Internship
  • Twinsburg, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description



12 Month fixed term employment with benefits.
*With potential for permanent opportunity at the end of the contract.

The role of the Procurement Buyer is to oversee the coordination of all purchasing requirements for Safran Electrical & Power across multiple divisions with a defined list of supplier's. This involves purchasing to
Material Requirement Plan (MRP). The Buyer will be part of the project team of work transfer between Safran sites.

This role will be purchasing electronic components and assisting in surge NPI purchasing needs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Act as focal point and champion for all purchasing transition activities involved in transfer of work between sites.
* Assist Supplier Account Manager with integration of new suppliers into Safran supply chain procedures
*Identify cost saving opportunities and process improvements with suppliers in scope
*Work with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on-time, in full and aligned with the needs of the business;
* Drive improvement actions via KPI review and maintenance
* Supplier Acknowledgements within the supplier portal
* Purchase Orders late to requirements
* Action Messages (reschedule in or push product out)
* Escalate, where appropriate, any significant issues that require management intervention or awareness
* Manage key complex suppliers with focus on facts and data to meet demand in a challenging environment
* Permits/Concessions or Invoice query resolution and corrective actions where needed
* Work with Purchasing/SPM/SQA/Vendors to ensure/create robust and efficient Supply chains
*Manage returns to vendors via the NCT process
*Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture;
* Other duties may be assigned.

Complementary description

* Evening/night hours may be required.
* Extra hours may be required during business peaks

Physical Demands:
*May require long periods of sitting.
*May require lifting less than 20 lbs.
*May require prolonged repetitive use of upper extremities

Wok Environment:
Typical office environment requiring the use of typical office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.) Computer keyboarding, computer monitor and mouse use including reaching forward, grasping, finger and wrist manipulation and neck bending and turning; near vision is necessary for computer monitor use.

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification of electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 12,400 employees across 12 different countries.

Ideal candidate profile



Job requirements

Knowledge/Skills
* Previous experience in Supply Chain Management;  
* Excellent negotiation and influencing skills;   
* Must have excellent analytical, numerical and planning skills;  
* Ability to work in fast paced and dynamic work environment  
* Energetic, results oriented, driven individual and effective communicator at all levels
*Experience with strategic management of Suppliers and operational procurement
* Aerospace experience
* Electronics Commodity Buying Experience
* Experience within a production control system in either a lean manufacturing environment or Planning and Purchasing area
* Extensive knowledge of SAP

Education and/or Experience
* A Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or business AND
* A minimum of six (6) years working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain
* In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in procurement, purchasing and/or supply chain

Specificity of the job

No regular travel required.

Company information

Safran Electrical & Power

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification of electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 12,400 employees across 12 different countries.