Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Dedienne Aerospace

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Purchasing Manager

Miami, AMERICAS

We are a Company with a global presence (Miami, Cincinnati, Queretaro, Toulouse, Dubai, Singapore, Zhuhai) specialized in aerospace maintenance tooling for civil and defense markets. We are experts in tooling services as well as ground support equipment for the aerospace industry: engineering, repair, calibration, upgrade, load testing, leasing, stock and training.

Our customers are Airlines, MROS, Aircraft and Engine OEMs, etc. We are close to our worldwide customers to offer best in class
products and services through our integrated Supply Chain: Engineering, Production, Assembly and Customer Support.

The Director of Operations & Supply Chain position will need to have prior manufacturing industry experience for this role. The Director of Operations & Supply Chain role is responsible for overseeing and managing company’s overall Production, Supply Chain  and Logistics strategy and operations in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity. Must have a strong mechanical and technical skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Develop competitive negotiations to drive cost reduction initiatives with the global supply base, while meeting capacity and quality requirements
  • Manage supplier contracts and long-term agreements with preferred suppliers to ensure that marked trends, supplier performance, and future business needs are aligned
  • Collaborate with supporting resources (Engineering, Quality, Global Supply Chains, Logistics, and Regional Teams) to achieve plan, ensure adequate cycle time to procure materials, and escalate critical materials from supplier based to meet customer demands
  • Leads teams in identification of opportunities to meet objectives for supplier reduction, creation of value, supply chain improvement, and customer satisfaction
  • This position will execute events across multiple categories and is a key position in delivering cost savings targets
  • Will need to network across our company and build strong relationships with stakeholders and develop negotiation strategies which help support their business
  • Identify opportunities for competitive bidding
  • Development of existing purchasing network
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience in aviation tooling procurement and sourcing
  • Ability to successfully manage complexity and multiple priorities
  • Ability to analyze complex data sets, distill key insights into action, and create compelling business recommendations
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft and turbine engine technical publications (blueprints, EM’s, IPC’s, etc.)
  • Mechanical component knowledge for troubleshooting, repair and replacement of tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, etc.
  • Knowledge of inventory management and/or warehousing management information systems
  • Develops, maintains, evaluates, and manages tooling logistics programs including coordination for operations, planning, maintenance and dispatching
  • Performs purchasing management operations that involve planning, coordinating, or evaluating the procurement’s actions required to support multiple tools
  • Knowledge of planning, programming, budgeting and executing of purchasing and supply chain programs
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
COMPETENCIES
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in the aviation tooling industry is required
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of Purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to performs the above mentioned tasks
  • Knowledge of machine shop environment
  • Technical drawing reading knowledge required
  • CNC, lathe machine, milling machine, welding and mechanical knowledge required
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate between multiple parties in a high-tempo environment
  • Able to read and interpreting maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other OEM technical publications
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Technical Capacity and the ability to provide technical guidance
  • Business Acumen
  • Initiative. Results Driven
  • Collaborative, articulate, calm and resourceful
  • Presentation and Organization Skills
  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) required
COMPENSATION
  • Competitive salary package
  • Excellent benefits package
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Eligible to work for any employer within the US
  • Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check
In short
Company

Dedienne Aerospace

Location

Miami, AMERICAS

Starting date

As soon as possible

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor or Master’s Degree

Level of experience required

2-5 years

Languages

English, Spanish

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