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Transform Your Tomorrow…Today at Curtiss-Wright
Curtiss-Wright's Indal Technologies specializes in helicopter securing and traversing systems, marine hangar doors, sonar handling systems, towed line array handling systems, sonar domes, towed bodies and fairings, and aviation support systems including horizon reference, pilot cues, and helicopter tie down fittings for the world's navies. http://www.curtisswrightds.com/indaltech/
The Opportunity | Buyer
Responsible for negotiating and managing the procurement of key commodities, or the subcontracting of same, assisting in the development of new suppliers, and interfacing with our Engineering staff on technical requirements. Acts as a specialist in several commodity types supporting the supply chain, quality and engineering teams with technical knowledge. All applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.
Location: Mississauga, ON
Work with vendors to obtain best quality, delivery and prices.
Issue and administer Purchase Orders in accordance with policies and procedures.
Purchase materials and services in support of production and company objectives using approved suppliers.
Monitor suppliers to achieve procurement targets in price, delivery and quality.
Participate in streamlining supply chain operations to improve performance.
Perform risk analysis-identification and resolution of supply issues in order to meet commitments.
Work with internal and external customers to resolve product issues.
Negotiate supplier agreements including long-term contracts.
Work with suppliers for Continuous Improvement and Operational Excellence.
Apply supply chain techniques to identify appropriate suppliers based on capabilities to meet requirements and specifications.
Analyse engineering concepts to ensure design for manufacturing and ensure specification details align with supplier capabilities and technology.
Additional responsibilities as required to meet business needs.
University degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 5 years of experience in the field or related area.
Experience in a manufacturing in relations to fabrication/machining/welding environment
Previous supply chain experience in aerospace or defense related industries
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Business system experience (MRP/MTO/SAP, Oracle or similar ERP experience).
Excellent communication skills, plus the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a busy environment with minimal supervision.
Familiarity with Government Procurement Regulations (Controlled Goods, ITAR)
Familiarity with Continuous Improvement concepts and practices
Experience developing commodity strategies.
Experience in project management; negotiation, and expediting
What You'll Find at CW
Challenging Work - The work we do at Curtiss-Wright is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we live and work.
Independence – At Curtiss-Wright, you have the independence to invent, create and innovate; and the opportunity to work on the most advanced technology in our industry.
A Collaborative Environment – The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.
Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:
Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more
Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder
Learning and development opportunities
Recognition for your contributions
All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. Al
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