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Commodity Manager

Company: Meggitt PLC
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 40871
Business Unit: Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East. Job Designation

The Commodity Manager will provide supplier selection leadership to the Purchasing team, a key part of Meggitt Supply Chain, in a low volume, high mix, manufacturing environment. As well as lead in building a Lean culture by seeking, encouraging and acting on continuous improvement and developmental opportunities for self and others in a people-centric way. Job Core Responsibilities

* The Commodity Manager will ensure that the purchasing team is aligned with the Meggitt vision and strategies, through setting meaningful goals, maintaining and implementing sound purchasing disciplines, developing partnerships with key suppliers, and fostering collaboration with internal stakeholders (Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, and Planning) as well as developing strong partnerships with selected supplier-partners to support growth and continuous improvement.

* Working with suppliers to develop quality and lead time improvement programs, as appropriate.

* Evaluating and responding proactively to evolving business and market conditions that have effect on critical commodities.

* Identifying, evaluating, and qualifying new suppliers as appropriate to develop a reliable, strategic supply base.

* Creating an environment of continuous improvement and playing a leadership role in identifying and implementing improvements in collaboration with other departments.

* Will assist in expediting late, problem or replacement components, sub-assemblies in support of customer schedules, root cause analysis, troubleshooting of process and supplier issues that impact delivery or quality.

Job Specifications

Education Level: (REQUIRED): Bachelor's Degree Or equivalent experience

10+ years of experience in a purchasing role in manufacturing environment, with demonstrated leadership experience.

* Experience with commodities such as raw material, fabrication, electronics, fasteners, machined parts and low cost countries.

* Should be familiar with the overall APICS Body of Knowledge (BOK) as it pertains to planning/procurement.

* Should have an understanding of root cause analysis (RCA) and be able to participate in the process.

* Occasional travel to Supplier sites may be required.

* Candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of MRP logic and standard planning/production workflow.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Keywords: Meggitt PLC, Simi Valley , Commodity Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Simi Valley, California

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