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Associate Analyst, Procurement


Forest, OH, US, 45843

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Supply Chain

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


  1. Identifies and recommends suppliers by investigating potential suppliers, researching parts, equipment, machinery, services, and materials availability.

  2. Conducts supplier site visits and evaluates them as to production capability, performance, delivery, and other key business criteria.  May complete supplier certification as part of a technical and/or quality team.

  3. Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers.  Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers.  Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.

  4. Evaluates bids for standard and non-standard items. Selects suppliers for lower cost items or items of limited scope and complexity and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service.  Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.

  5. Monitors and evaluates supplier performance.  Advises appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.  Resolves shipment quality discrepancies by mediating supplier/manufacturing issues. Facilitates the resolution of issues by arranging and participating in conferences between suppliers and company personnel.

  6. Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes with suppliers.

  7. Provides parts, equipment, and materials information by answering questions and requests.  Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience which has provided both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. 

  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through one or more years of related experience.  Certificate in Purchasing Management (CPM) preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay