Commodity Buyer
CA-Irvine, United States
Group: Aerospace Group N. America
Job Family: Procurement
Job ID: 8600-1A
Posted: 2018-01-29

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PARKER With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. PARKER AEROSPACE Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel, inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today. In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner. Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, and customer satisfaction. As a result, our business has seen consistent growth and, best of all, our team members share in Parker’s success. Subcontract Commodity Specialist General Machining , Castings and Forgings Location: Irvine, CA SUMMARY Control Systems Division (CSD) is seeking an experienced General Machining, Castings,Forgings and Processing Commodity Leader to develop and implement Sourcing strategies,tools and processes leading to improved total acquisition, cost, supplier delivery and quality as well as supplier rationalization. RESPONSIBILITIES •Responsible for leading and managing the Division’s General Machining ,Castings and Forgings and Outside Processing Spend of $25+ Million Dollars. •Responsible for establishing Division level Sourcing Strategies, segmenting and leveraging spend , right sizing the Supply Base, executing Long Term Agreements aimed at improving cost, delivery, quality ,performance and profitability for the division. •Lead a multi site team in support of supplier selection/rationalization , LTA negotiations, cost reductions, continuous improvement opportunities associated with the Divisions’s General Machining ,Castings and Forgings and Outside Processing spend. •Lead the Division’s Global Sourcing efforts in India, China and Mexico. •Support Aerospace Group led initiatives in leveraged strategies, negotiations and Supplier consolidation process improvement opportunities. QUALIFICATIONS •Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, operations, or other related field required and eight or more years of progressive experience. •Must be familiar with and have working knowledge of the complete range of strategic sourcing activities including spend analysis, strategy formulaton, contract negotiations, low cost country sourcing, strategic supplier relationship management, supplier quality, and supplier development. •Commodity Management experience with a proven track record of quality, cost, delivery improvements within area of responsibility. •CPSM/CPM certification, APICS certification is a plus HOW TO APPLY Please upload resume in Word or PDF format with your online application at referencing Job ID # 8600. A cover letter summarizing experience against above qualifications is recommended. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor. If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and *LI-SF2