3 months ago
About the Organization
Astronics is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics' products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems.
Astronics' strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial.
Astronics, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
The overriding business objective of this position is to manage assigned commodity and suppliers effectively by placing new orders and managing existing orders, resolving quality, delivery and cost issues as required, including supplier performance reporting.
The successful candidate will champion the customer experience by maintaining highly satisfied internal customers in Contracts, SQE, Receiving/Shipping, and Receiving Inspection and develop highly effective Supply Chain team and Supplier relationships.
Analyze and interpret internal direct and indirect spend documents (ERP, requisitions, CARs and similar) to ensure appropriate processing of customer and business requirements.
Entry of new and revised purchase orders into business system
Support timely coordination with internal customers regarding new customer demand, timely and accurate PO entry.
Address root causes of items that reach Grief; timely disposition of MRB items
Timely sign off and flow down of ECN documents to supplier.
Facilitate timely response on all identified supplier SCARS and coordinate with QA to ensure supplier response is understood and accepted
Support achievement of supplier performance metrics and total acquisition cost savings
Support SBR process as scheduled, including development of related slide deck.
Associate degree required, Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred
Knowledge of Operations Management /Supply Chain discipline, ERP systems and Supply Chain best practices. APICS/ISM Certification track desired.
Understanding of AS9100 Aerospace Quality Management Systems/AS9102 FAI requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Data entry skills including attention to related detail
Computer proficiency: Office suite software skills, experience with generating/analyzing data
Critical thinking skills; ability to identify, develop and support process improvement related to current position
Ability to effectively multi-task and work in team environment
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
Willingness to engage in internal cross training opportunities and outside educational activities that further develop job understanding and career potential
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
In summary, the successful candidate will have a significant impact to the growth of Astronics. This is an exciting position within a dynamic company that is excited about the long-term growth of aircraft electrical power systems and the long-term career development that can coincide with that growth.
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible
Astronics AES is an Equal Employment 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.
Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
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We are an equal employment 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.