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Supervisor, Procurement


Wellington, KS, US, 67152

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.


This position will plan, organize, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with purchasing and distributing materials, equipment, and supplies.  Sources, negotiates, and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.  Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.  Monitors performance of suppliers.  Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.  Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions.  Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.  Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects, or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.  May prepare request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.


    Recruits and maintains suppliers who provide high quality products and services at a better price with reduced turn times, while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct
    Develops a vendor evaluation system to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.
    Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.
    Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems and procedures.
    Designs, implements, manages, and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements.
    Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notice. 
    Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
    Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, non-disclosure agreements, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications. 
    Oversees all activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.
    Assigns procurement request to the appropriate personnel.
    Negotiates or supervises the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
    Monitors inventory in all warehouses on a monthly basis by analyzing receipts and deliveries and coordinating cycle counts according to SOX requirements.
    Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.
    Communicates with all areas in the plant. 
    Performs other duties as assigned 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, 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: Wichita