Purchasing Manager in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

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Job Description

Our East Farmingdale site is part of our Defense Solutions division, and more specifically the Peerless Instrument group. This business unit focuses on electronic assemblies, systems and software for the US military including advanced instrumentation and control systems that are not only used in Navy propulsion systems but provide sophisticated monitoring systems for the gas, oil or petrochemical industries. For more information please visit https://www.curtisswrightds.com/company/locations-peerless.html

Purchasing Manager

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for planning and implementing activities related to the procurement of electronic and mechanical parts, components, and equipment. They will direct the activities of buyers and expediters to maximize effectiveness, compliance, and management of the strategic and tactical sourcing functions. They will be responsible for reviewing and approving purchases up to a specified dollar amount as well as negotiating major contracts involving large dollar amounts.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Acts as liaison with program management, material control, quality assurance, and engineering
  • Assures that all information/data and priorities/critical items from the Purchasing department interfacing groups are received, processed, and integrated into the purchasing function
  • Re-develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service
  • Designs, implements, manages, and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements and develops measurable delivery performance measures.
  • Searches and develops new sources of supply and keeps informed of new products, manufacturing processes, and price trends
  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
  • Negotiates or supervises the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in the defense/aerospace or naval industries is highly desirable
  • Minimum 10 years related supply chain / procurement experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
  • Prior supervisory/management experience required
  • Due to the nature of the work performed at this facility, this role may require a DOD Government security clearance. Incumbents must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance while employed by this site.

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-PV

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