Manages the Procurement team. Assesses skill sets, develops team through regular performance management initiative.
Prepares and executes monthly KPI reports supporting production requirements to ensure continuity of the material requirements
Drives decisions that support internal/external programs, customers, and product/order commit dates
Monitor, analyze, identify trends, and take action on Key Performance Indicators
Enters, tracks, monitors and coordinates customer material and delivery requirements for proactive steps to avoid material shortages
Adaptable, able to work in a constant change and dynamic production environment supporting high mix of SKUs
Assume procurement responsibilities for new and existing products, including price, schedule, supplier selection, documentation write-up and terms & conditions.
Managing supplier’s critical path delivery requirements in support of key program milestones
Establish and maintain critical working relationships with Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality Assurance functional business areas
Perform negotiations (supplier price, delivery, and exceptions to purchase order flow downs, i.e., Terms & Conditions)
Participate and drive supplier development and management activity to achieve consistent cost reductions (PPV) , lead time reductions, and quality improvements with leveraged buying strategies
Assist and contribute to the fulfilment of budget and strategic plans of the company within your control.
Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing or equivalent, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and Procurement in a multi-functional team environment.
Minimum 5 years in a leadership role with direct reports
Professional ASCM designation in Supply Chain Management (SCMP) desired
ERP/MRP experience with JDEdwards is desired
Experience in data analysis and supplier performance metrics
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office tool suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ERP systems, experience in JD Edwards is preferred
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications is required
Knowledge of composite based products is preferred
Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers
Strong knowledge of purchasing principles, tendering processes, supplier selection, supplier management, including relationship development with both suppliers and direct reports.
S. Department of Defense procurement experience and knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) as well as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is required
Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures is required.
Must be able to meet Canadian Controlled Goods requirements