Cobham

 

 
Location
US-New York-Orchard Park
Date Posted
03 Dec 2021

Cobham Mission Systems is seeking a Buyer/Planner II for their in Orchard Park, New York facility. They will be responsible for procurement of all materials required to manufacture products from the right supplier, at the right price, to maximize profitability, following established purchasing policies and procedures.

  • Support bid requests, Issue RFQ’s, negotiate and administer purchase orders in support of production needs.
  • Resolve discrepancies related to purchasing, delivery, quality, receiving and accounts payable; monitor supplier performance and escalate issues as needed.
  • Work with the commodity team to ensure that supplier communication and related KPI metrics are in support of the IPT’s needs; Participate in performance management meetings.
  • Perform finite capacity planning and scheduling of internal manufacturing operations in accordance with the needs of the MPS, producing & releases internal work orders schedules & monitor performance to plan.
  • Work with Engineering to identify alternatives supporting production requirements while optimizing cost & inventory reductions, process Engineering Change Orders (ECO) as required.
  • Conducts inactive, obsolete, and surplus analysis on all parts and drives root cause, corrective action and disposition strategy.
  • Contribute to continuing improvement efforts across all facets of supply chain.
  • Train and mentor as needed buyers on Oracle functionality, assist with determining and maintaining levels of inventory to meet organizational metrics.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree along with at least 3+ years’ experience in materials management or purchasing and planning.
  • Solid understanding of materials management methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of MRP, purchasing, work in process, and inventory modules of Oracle ERP system
  • Personal computing, organizational, analytical, communication, negotiating, leadership, inventory management tools including Kanban, LTA’s, AMPA’s, Performance Management, SIOP process

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification (APICS, CPM)
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience utilizing lean manufacturing tools to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

 

As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination.  As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement.  Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination.  As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement.  Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

Cobham Mission Systems’ values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham Mission Systems is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham Mission Systems to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham Mission Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.  It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visit www.cobhammissionsystems.com/career.

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Job ID
00VR3
Job Category
Procurement
Primary Location
US-New York-Orchard Park
Organization
CMS
Schedule
Full-time
Recruiter
Michele Monfuletho
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