Purchasing Analyst

Trumbull, CT 06611

Post Date: 06/05/2018 Job ID: 164771 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Purchasing Analyst is a key aftermarket supply chain position with the responsibility to ensure critical support is provided for the Helicopter customers operating around the world.

Activities revolve around processing repairs, supplier quotes, etc. using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as the primary processing environment for the Commercial Aftermarket Repairs.

The Purchasing analyst role will be responsible for the delivery, cost, and quality of their respective repair vendors.

Maintain open repair orders and issue supplier performance reports as needed

Negotiate pricing and contractual terms.

Manage supplier relationships and performance issues.

Expediting and coordinating material requirements to suppliers for repaired components.

Manage the return and speedy replacement of defective materials.

Review and qualify new and existing suppliers as needed.

Supplier surveys may include site visitation involving the auditing of supplier procedures used in the repair of products and services.

Managing communication with customers related to pricing, contract flow down, civil airworthiness certification, quality and delivery.

Monitor supplier portal to ensure suppliers are properly maintaining commit dates.

Make recommendations to suppliers to enable them to better serve and conduct business in a co-operative and ethical manner in accordance with Company guidelines to achieve departmental and company business objectives as defined by management.

Manage weekly metrics and goal.

Other tasks as assigned by management.


BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of experience in business is preferred

5+ years’ experience in working with external vendors and setting performance standards of excellence.

Strong computer skills MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and SAP ERP System skills.

Strong analytical skills, business judgment and adaptability skills.

Communicate effectively with internal/external customers and management using written and or verbal methods as required.

High level of data analysis and reporting experience

Focus on results and be proactive.

Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.

Must be an excellent Team player.

Ability to identify process improvements using LM Continuous Process improvement principles & methods.

Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

Previous experience with SAP ERP system preferred, but not a required

Experience influencing and aggressively holding suppliers accountable to established performance metrics.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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