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Senior Buyer

Company: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas LLC
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Position Summary:Responsible for procurement of materials, components, supplies and/or services for the company in accordance with standard operating procedures, contractual requirements, financial and savings targets, and all regulatory requirements.Responsible for strategy execution, change management, source selection, contract negotiations, supplier management, and conflict resolution throughout the supply chain.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:SafetyFollow all office safety policiesEnsure compliance with all shop floor safety regulations when participating in activities within any production, logistics, warehousing, or staging areas.ComplianceEnsure compliance with all RECARO policies, procedures, and work instructionsEnsure compliance with any regulatory or governing body to include, but not limited to, AS9100, EN9100, ISO9001, ISO14001, FAA, EASA, Airbus, or BoeingPurchase Order ManagementPlace and confirm purchase orders with approved suppliers for established material, parts, or services in accordance with contracts, master production schedule, independent spares/repair requirements, and established lead times.Ensure purchase orders are executed, goods received, and invoices paid in accordance with the approved terms and conditions.Master Data ManagementMaintain contracts and source rules within ERP systemManage lead time, part cost, setup cost, and mode of transportationChange ManagementCoordinate all engineering changes with the Engineering department, and assign to team members as appropriatePerform analysis of inventory to include supplier WIP and transportation WIPCalculate cost impact due to engineering change to include cost of rework and scrapManage effectivity date of change to minimize cost impact and maximize inventory consumptionAbility to understand and read bills of material and Engineering drawings and RECARO standardsPrepare all needed engineering data packages and facilitate submission to suppliersManage supplier quote and negotiation processManage PO revisions to support effectivity and master production scheduleResolve any documentation discrepanciesSupplier ManagementConduct monthly supplier management reviews to support business objectives & deliverablesManage supplier on time delivery and fill accuracyManage all quality issues throughout the process to include first article, receiving inspection, discrepancies on the production line, and supplier corrective actionsManagement total cost of ownership to include part cost, transportation cost, cost of poor qualityMaintain standard risk cube to include any mitigation plansFacilitate communication of forecasts with suppliers to ensure proper long range planning of capacity, manpower, and raw materialsManage any instances of supplier transition and present to sourcing boardEnsure all RECARO owned tooling is properly tagged and logged into ERP system of record and maintain tool life, maintenance records and prepare annual tooling budget requirementsGlobal StrategySupport RECARO global sourcing strategyExplore opportunities in low cost countriesSupport all exchange rate risk mitigation effortsDevelop annual plan to accomplish cost targetsNegotiationEnsure all required documentation is in place to include but not limited to: Non-Disclosure Agreement, Global Purchase Agreement, Quality Assurance Agreement, Supplier Questionnaire, Supplier Risk Assessment, Supplier Audit, Supplier Credit ReportOversee all negotiations of terms and conditions of all agreements and contracts in the best interest of RECAROEnsure all negotiations are legal, ethical, and in accordance with company policies as well as any governing or regulatory agenciesSupplier SelectionEnsure supplier capabilities and core competencies are in line with the commodity family strategy and RECARO business objectivesConduct fair competition among qualified potential suppliersEvaluate supplier scorecard and audit results where applicablePresent results to supplier selection board or sourcing board for approvalCommodity StrategyEvaluate commodity and commodity family to ensure synergies and alignmentAssess life cycle of parts within commodity family to identify development, sustainment, or obsolescenceIdentify supplier capabilities in multiple global marketsCoordinate sourcing efforts with other RECARO divisions to capitalize on volumes where appropriatePerform analysis on production location, transportation lead time, transportation cost, part cost and volatility of engineering changesEvaluate market trends to determine opportunities for cost savingsCoordinate with other functional areas to include Program Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Coordination, Quality, and Supplier DevelopmentAdditionalAny other duties as required. Requirements:Bachelor's degree in related field, Masters Preferred, two (2) years of experience in procurement or related field may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college,CPM, CPIM, and/or CSCP certification preferredMinimum of 5 years engineered-to-order procurementWilling and able to travel throughout the United States and to other countries as required

Keywords: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas LLC, Fort Worth , Senior Buyer, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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