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Associate Analyst, Procurement


Shelbyville, IN, US, 46176 North Wales, PA, US, 19454-0901

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.


The Buyer is responsible for performing all procurement activities for production procurement activities in support of shop floor requirements and the replenishment of similar type inventory via purchase orders.  Assist other Buyers as well as other members of the organization with preparation, distribution and recording of feedback of standard Supply Chain reports.


  • Reviews requisitions, verifies their accuracy and consults with requisitioning department to assure proper specifications' recommends substitutes where cost or delivery would be improved; negotiates lead times, prices and delivery needs with requisitioners and suppliers.
  • Locates, identifies, evaluates and contacts suppliers for best cost, service, quality and delivery.
  • Places purchase orders for needed materials and supplies, negotiating price and delivery means and schedules; determines and locates substitutes as necessary.
  • Report cost savings and cost containment results.
  • Strong knowledge with Windows-based computer operating systems and software
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Resolve and/or maximize opportunities regarding vendor issues, stocking, sourcing, pricing, terms and service.

Responsibilities Continued

  • Performs proactive follow-up with suppliers to assure delivery at agreed time in order to meet production needs; may prepare periodic reports.  Processes adjustments with suppliers where terms of the purchase order have not been met such as replacements, cancellations, credits and returns; insures appropriate corrective action is taken.
  • Advises requisitioning department of quotations, delivery terms, costs, quantity, and quality subject to requisitioner review.
  • Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices and other documents. Review/analyze month-end reporting. Ensure MIOH, Service, Surplus and Stock transfer fees are in with targets.
  • Arranges and attends meetings between purchasing, suppliers and planning department on delivery, service or supplies.
  • Update metric data on the Supply Chain Metrics board as required.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.


  • AS/AA in Business or combination of education and relevant work experience required.
  • 2+ years Supply Chain / Purchasing experience.
  • Proficient use of Internet, Microsoft Outlook, Excel (Simple formulas & Pivot Tables) & Word.
  • Background in inventory supply chain, customer service or operations.
  • High ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

This position occupies a typical office environment.   Exposure to weather elements is unlikely.   Incumbents spend approximately 60% sitting, 10% standing, and 30% walking in the course of performing their job responsibilities and are unlikely to handle materials weighing more than 30 pounds without mechanical assistance.   Incumbents will use the following office machines\ equipment\tools in the course of performing their duties: Computers, Printer, Copiers & Phone Systems.

The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

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

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis