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Safran Program Purchasing Lead in Ontario

Program Purchasing Lead

Company : Safran Landing Systems

Job field : Purchasing

Location : Ontario , Ontario , Canada

Contract type : Permanent

Contract duration : Full-time

Required degree : College/ Vocational/Trade School

Required experience : More than 3 years

# 2024-141451

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Job Description

For a Program (or a Program family), of bought-parts—Build-to-Print & Build-to-Spec, System & Equipment parts & services (ref. design-drawings and/or specifications, as well as Program related Non-Recurring Costs (NRC) / investments:

• To represent as the focal & interface, the Purchasing process within the Integrated Program Team (IPT).

• Ensures within the global Purchasing team—the Program (IPT) & Production strategies, they are clearly communicated and respected.

•Liaison, communicate & coordinate with the Purchasing Site Leader (PSL) & Commodity Buyer teams

• Manages & ensure the Purchasing process in accordance with AS-9100, aligned with the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) & SAFRAN Group rules—application of APQP & DVI PPAP.

• Prepare any Program Purchasing related documentation—to set-up & drive the Purchasing activities. Eg; Program Purchasing Plan (PPP), Program Work Package Agreement, Purchasing Roadmap, Program Overview, for all and any other Purchasing related activities.

• Participate and lead as Purchasing's focal, the estimation process (RC & NRC)—to provide and update the Purchasing cost evolution from initial bid phase through to certification.

• Ensure the « Flow Down » of the contractual requirements from our Customers to the Commodity Purchasing team.

• Ensure that the IPT is aware of the impact on suppliers of SAFRAN Landing Systems (SLS) technical, contractual and logistical requirements

• Ensure all Purchasing actions are completed in a timely manner in support of the Program schedule

• Identify Purchasing risks related to the Program and manage them in accordance with the SAFRAN Group Risk procedure. To ensure hot topics are resolved timely & properly. If required are escalated to head of the functions.

• Closely monitor key emerging & hot topics—ensure respective functions are fully informed, & their teams, Purchasing, Program, Production & Engineering, dedicate appropriate efforts to those topics.

• Communicate to the Commodity Buyers any changes / modifications & constraints from the final customer.

• Take part in the Make or Buy process & decisions.

• Coordinate the dedicated Implementation Specialists to support the industrialization of the equipment under their responsibility.

• Update the Purchasing Program Dashboard (RC, NRC, schedule, contractualization, risk…) and any additional specific Program reporting required.

• Understand the Customer Services Spares Parts requirements and ensure that Buyers include them in their negotiations

• Ensure export control and offset obligations related to the supply base are achieved

• For Build-to-Specification (BTS) products the Strategic Purchasing team are the pilot: leading activities with the Suppliers ensuring all milestones are met on time during the development phase up to certification.

Job Requirements

• University or College Degree/Diploma, preferably in Business/and or Engineering

• Technical appreciation of landing gear and manufacturing processes

• Business skills

• 3 or more years of Purchasing, Supply Chain and/or Engineering experience, preferably in Aerospace

• Analytical and rigorous

• Team player

• Communication skills at all levels, including the ability to summarize and simplify complex subjects

• Fluent in English, French an asset

• Experience in Project Management and/or in transversal management

• Analysis and formalization of customer requirements

• Understanding of the technical environment and customer's expectations

• Management of the supplier relationship

• Purchasing administration and organization understanding

• Strongly organized, rigorous and results oriented personality

• Strength of conviction

• Analytical and synthetically minded

• Tenacity and perseverance

• Strong relationship building

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Safran is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.