Program / Customer Relations
Responsible for reviewing overall workload in both the buying and expediting process to ensure that materials are purchased from approved suppliers in a timely manner~ at the best competitive price for quantity~ quality~ and delivery requirements in compliance with company standards. Responsible for attaining a comprehensive knowledge of the suppliers' capabilities and overall workload as well as developing a working relationship between the supplier and company that assures on time delivery of materials to meet production requirements.
Analyze open orders, M3 ERP messages and update with current delivery information.
Expedite assigned suppliers to ensure materials are received on time.
Attend Planning and Production Meetings and provide accurate information on delivery schedules.
Return non-conforming material to suppliers and expedite rework/ replacement materials to meet production requirements.
Work with Quality and Engineering Department on deviation requests.
Coordinate with Quality Department to receive supplier corrective actions on-time.
Issue Monthly Supplier Scorecards and other departmental reports.
Work with Purchasing Team and M3 ERP Team on Purchasing Master Data Management
Request pricing quotes to support new parts and annual standards update for price books.
Assist in performing all other Purchasing Department requirements as directed by manager.
I. Education or Basic Knowledge Required
2-year college degree required; 4-year preferred. Ability to read drawings and purchase machine parts or fabrications from engineering drawings.
II. Experience Required
1 – 2 years buying experience plus 2 –5 years expediting experience in a purchasing environment. Experience with MRP-ERP Systems preferably Infor M3.
III. Complexity of Duties
Sound judgment, good planning and. initiative required. Material purchases involve machined and fabricated items along with standard and catalog items. A high degree off creativity and innovation is required to properly purchase and expedite this material.
IV. Responsibility for Errors
Fully responsible for thoroughness, accuracy and suitability of all purchases as well as expediting assigned suppliers. Failure to execute this responsibility properly can aversely affect the profitability of the company as well as the company's reputation with its customer and vendor base. Work is generally unsupervised and performed under general established guidelines with problem situations brought to the attention of the Purchasing Manager for guidance and disposition.
V. Responsibility for Relationships With Others
Execution of responsibility is attained only through effectively dealing with other purchasing personnel and a wide variety of suppliers and vendors.
VI. Type of Supervision
No direct supervisory responsibility. Position may provide direction to clerical personnel and assist production and shipping personnel.
VII. Extent of Supervision
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 81,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.
Safran is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Capital ranking for best employers in France.
Safran Aerosystems is a world leader in evacuation slides and oxygen systems. It is also a major supplier of safety systems, as well as fluid systems for airplanes and helicopters.
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