- Garden Grove, California
- Job ID
- DCIS - 13051
Buyer job at Zodiac Aerospace in Garden Grove CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace a Safran company since February 2018 has 32500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.
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 58000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
In February 2018 Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Together with Zodiac Aerospace Safran has more than 91000 employees and would have around EUR 21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016).
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.
For more information: www.safran-group.com at http://www.safran-group.com/ and www.zodiacaerospace.com at http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/ / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter
The Zodiac growth strategy centers on three imperatives: growing company market share customer satisfaction and achieving operational excellence. This position will be responsible for acquiring goods and services at a competitive price ensuring that goods are of top quality and facilitating delivery of goods via the issuance and management of a purchase order.
Analyzes demand and plans supply in accordance ensures efficient and quality execution of requirements and purchasing action messages manages supplier delivery quality and cost performance and improvement.
Summary of Duties:
+ Acts as authorized agent of the company making financial commitments and managing key supplier relationships to ensure supply chain performance
+ Manages complex supplier accounts requiring advanced knowledge of commodity supply base and program
+ Responsible for key suppliers significant spend and challenging supply chain problem resolution
+ Provides peer review and oversight to junior Purchasing Agents
+ Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter
+ Make daily purchases and input into MRP system based on demand while analyzing the quality specifications and delivery requirements
+ Ensure just in time supply aligns with loaded demand to maintain inventory targets
+ Send out quotations for bid on non-contracted items and negotiate best price
+ Interface with planning and purchasing Integrated Program Team (IPT) to ensure any changes in schedule or requirements are flowed down to suppliers
+ Review purchase orders regularly and follow up on unconfirmed orders past due items etc.
+ Generate effective communication good relationships and a positive image with suppliers promoting courtesy objectivity and fairness
+ Act as authorized agent of the company and primary contact to assigned suppliers
+ Proactively manage suppliers and regularly assess performance to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
+ Manage program shortages and ensure supplier commitments are communicated to IPT Lead
+ Review non-conformance reports (NCRs) against supplier product and communicate and coordinate disposition
+ Identifies and mitigates risk solves problems and escalates as needed to IPT Lead and/or Purchasing Manager
+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
+ Minimum 3 years of supply chain/purchasing/sourcing experience
+ MRP system experience
+ MS Office Skills (Excel PowerPoint)
+ Bachelor’s degree in business supply chain or program management
+ Previous experience supporting manufacturing aerospace preferred
+ Ability to read and analyze engineering prints
+ Strong written and verbal business communications abilities
+ Self-starter with ability to drive improvement meet timeliness and objectives
+ Identifying problems working with teams to solve through leading actions collaboratively
+ Ability to analyze and communicate requirements
+ Ability to apply Supply Chain past experience to current environment and modify as needed
+ Ability to negotiate influence and win respect
+ Ability to make timely decisions and take action
+ Ability to provide information regarding tasks plans schedule and strategy to stakeholders
+ Customer service oriented
+ All employees have an affirmative duty to protect and maintain the confidentiality of Zodiac Aerospace’s products.
+ As business conditions change it is necessary that all employees productively react and handle other essential tasks as assigned now or in the future.
+ Tasks may vary slightly based on products produced at division.
+ Duties listed above are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required. The company may modify responsibilities as needed to meet business and organizational needs.
1. Does require fluent communication in English.
2. Employment status is full-time.
3. Traveling may be required.
4. Protracted or irregular hours may be required.
5. Relocation to another facility may be required.
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job described nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job rather they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.
Zodiac Aerospace is an “at-will” employer which means that employment is at the mutual consent of both the employee and the employer and may be terminated at will for any reason with or without cause at any time during your employment with the Company. No one other than the President of the Company can enter into an agreement of employment for a specified period of time or make any agreement or representation contrary to this policy. Further any such agreement must be in writing and signed by the President of the Company.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement
It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race color religion sex sexual preference gender identity pregnancy age national origin disability military or veteran status citizenship status genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal state and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.
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ID: DCIS - 13051
Zodiac Aerospace Company Overview
You experience Zodiac Aerospace each time you step aboard an aircraft. You experience Zodiac Aerospace each time you step aboard an aircraft. We design and manufacture products for your comfort and your safety. Our inventions are everywhere: economy, business and first class seats, food & beverage trolleys, oxygen masks, evacuation slides, inflight entertainment systems, VIP interiors, avionics systems (electrical, fuel etc.) and so much more! By joining us, you become part of a world leader in aviation, and provide the travelers of the world with an award winning and safe environment. At Zodiac Aerospace, you will have the opportunity to contribute your talents within a market leader who is constantly evolving toward operational excellence. Whether you work in Asia, Africa, the Americas or Europe, you will find Zodiac Aerospace embodies respect, humility, realism and an entrepreneurship spirit. These values shapes our culture and guide all our actions and decisions. Are you someone who thrives on pioneering change and making a difference? Then be part of the change and join us. We look forward to welcoming you aboard. Zodiac Aerospace, SHARE THE ADVENTURE & SHAPE THE FUTURE.