Company: Meggitt PLC
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: February 5, 2020
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
* 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.
Education Level: (REQUIRED): Bachelor's Degree Or equivalent
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.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled
veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are
unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career
center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation,
contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or
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