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Senior Supply Chain/Supplier Lead

Company: Moog Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Moog Aircraft Group is the worldwide leader in advanced flight controls and actuation for commercial and military aircraft. We are positioned on virtually every aircraft flying today, supplying highly reliable systems that are supportable and add significant value for our customers. - Moog Aircraft Group is looking for a highly motivated candidate for a Senior Supply Chain/Supplier Lead role within the Americas West Regional Supply Chain organization. This role is the primary point of contact responsible for the holistic management of assigned suppliers. The Senior Lead will drive supplier performance (specific to inventory, quality, and delivery targets), build collaborative supplier relationships, and support factory needs. This role affords the candidate an opportunity to take hold of the assigned scope and make a positive impact on the growing business. - Additional Responsibilities for the Senior Supply Chain/Supplier Lead:

  • Responsible for developing and managing effective supplier relationships to achieve the business requirements
  • Responsible for the surveillance and monitoring of assigned suppliers
  • Evaluation of supplier performance including the identification and mitigation of risks
  • Drive root cause investigations and corrective actions to achieve continuous supplier improvement
  • Provide effective purchase order management to ensure current and verified delivery information is reflected using standard systems and processes
  • Build an effective cadence with assigned suppliers to support needed expedites and reschedules
  • Drive problem-solving activities to resolve supplier performance issues
  • Lead supplier recovery and improvement activities
  • Support function and team-wide projects/initiatives
  • Operate with urgency and be proactive when it comes to operational issues and ensure continuity of supply from assigned suppliers
  • Collaborate and effectively influence multiple functions, geographic regions, and cultures; to achieve global end-to-end supply chain performance requirements
  • Work with teams located in different time zones and be flexible with working hours, as required Required Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's degree, preferred in the fields of engineering, supply chain, or business
    • Greater than 5 years of progressive experience (usually post-education) in the field of manufacturing or engineering (preferably Aerospace industry)
    • Strong communication skills are required in the form of written, verbal, and formal presentation
    • Ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional peers at different leadership levels
    • Strong understanding of supplier relationship management
    • Must have the ability to deal with a variety of tasks and understand the priorities
    • Requires strong analytical and Lean/Six Sigma problem-solving abilities
    • Requires working knowledge of contractual requirements, business systems, and processes
    • Travel greater than 25% - regular business travel will be required to visit suppliers
    • Ability to relocate to the Torrance, CA area
    • Flexible working opportunities may be considered Desired Qualifications:
      • Certification in purchasing, supply chain, program management
      • Experience in continuous improvement, manufacturing, engineering, or quality roles
      • Lean, Six Sigma, or continuous improvement training
      • Good negotiating skills, combined with working knowledge of procurement processes EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran About Moog, Inc.: Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog's invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems. Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong. Our company is organized into three -operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers' most difficult technical challenges. But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. - Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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