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Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices
Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters. Safran is also features at the top of the "Happy at Work" ranking compiled by the website meilleures-entreprises.com, as one of the most popular companies for young engineers* and in the LinkedIn Top Attractors in France.
*Universum and Trendence surveys
Safran Nacelles is the world's second largest aircraft nacelle manufacturer with over 18,400 pieces of equipment in use and over 116,000 flight hours a day. The company operates on all market segments, from regional and business aircraft to the largest airliners, and ranks first for prestigious business aircraft. Safran Nacelles employs nearly 3,800 people on its 13 sites in more than eight countries. For its clients, the company develops after-sales support as well as worldwide services for nacelles and their components.
Main domain/Job field
Support functions - Purchasing
Purchasing and Inventory Controller
Regular Full time
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Part time / Full time
Aircelle Services Americas facility is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, bringing the company's expertise in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for its jet engine nacelles that are operational across North and South America. The 17,000-square-ft. MRO shop provides high quality, cost effective and reliable maintenance solutions matched to customers' needs, having started with Aircelle-manufactured nacelles for regional aircraft and business jets – and now expanding to nacelles for single-aisle and wide body airliners. Its area of responsibility covers the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. In addition to metallic repairs, Aircelle Services Americas is specialized in composites work – which is particularly important with the increasing amount of composite materials utilized in jet engine nacelles.
Responsible for managing the Purchasing – Inventory functions at the Safran Nacelles Services Americas LLC MRO facility.
Review documents submitted by buyers for prospective vendors to ensure compliance with all requirements
Organize documents submitted by vendors at time of Purchase Order submission or delivery of goods
Resolve receiving error issues in database
Maintain ingredient costing file and pricelists
Provide non-inventory purchasing support including following established guidelines and procedures for non-inventory purchases and maintain preferred vendor list
Perform item master maintenance transaction in all appropriate databases and systems
Update Purchase Orders with current delivery information
Coordinate Product Change Notification Process
Oversee Receiving Standard Operating Procedure's by ensuring they are current to meet compliance requirements and verify they are being followed
Develop relationships with suppliers to resolve delivery and quality concerns and obtain documents
Issues supplies, materials, manually pre-picks stock items; completes all necessary paperwork for stock items issued
Receives delivered supplies, materials, confirms that delivered goods match purchase order for quantity, condition and completes all necessary paperwork
Utilizes EPICOR & SAP for issues, returns, receipts of materials inputs essential data on all materials handled
Conducts weekly cycle counts of inventory materials base
Travel is not required for this position.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, genetic information or other legally protected status.
Candidate skills & requirements
Strong knowledge and understanding of purchasing procedures
Basic knowledge of business principles and processes and office protocol
Microsoft Operating System and Office Applications, including strong Excel skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Self-motivated and pro-active
Highly effective and persuasive communication skills
Vendor relations management
Filing and document management
Process improvement and documentation
Attention to detail; time-management, prioritization and organizational skills;
Observant, analytical, inquisitive and attentive
Stand, walk, bend, stoop, sit at a desk
Lift up to 50lbs
Ability to type and operate standard office equipment on a daily basis.
North America, United States, Indiana
Minimum education level achieved
Minimum experience level required
More than 5 years