Procurement Manager

Pilatus is hiring a Procurement Manager to join our team in Broomfield, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining supplier performance in accordance with agreed contractual terms and real-time business needs. As a global company with a worldwide supplier base, your focus will be on the suppliers located in North America pertaining to resolution of issues that require face-to-face onsite presence - on short notice and over an extended period of time. A successful person in this position will be forward-thinking and able to recommend and implement strategies for improving supplier performance to meet production and customer support requirements. Take your career to the next level with Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd!


Your place of work: Broomfield, USA

What you do

  • Responsible for proactive and successful management of assigned suppliers within the North American supplier portfolio
  • Holds suppliers accountable to contractual obligations, commitments, and Key Performance Indicators/Measures
  • Performs supplier risk analysis and monitors compliance with applicable regulations
  • Supports cost reduction efforts within the supply chain
  • Communicates proactively with all Pilatus supply chain stakeholders
  • Escalates issues when needed according to roles and responsibilities
  • Negotiates pricing and contractual terms with favorable results for the company
  • Develops underperforming suppliers to meet expectations and requirements
  • Travels on short notice for in-person support as required
  • Supports ongoing supplier management tasks
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with suppliers and the procurement team in Switzerland
  • Collaborates with internal departments and stakeholders, including leading projects and meetings
  • Supports determining and tracking supply chain KPIs
  • Supports implementation of the overall global supply chain strategy
  • Works professionally in accordance with existing procurement procedures
  • Participates actively in the improvement of procurement processes and management of cross-divisional projects
  • Identifies process bottlenecks and supports implementation of changes
  • Participates in special projects as required
  • Acts as liaison for procurement activities in European and North American Pilatus offices

What you bring

  • Minimum B.S. in Supply Chain Management or equivalent, graduate degree is an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a supply chain and/or strategic procurement role, aircraft industry experience is an advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice
  • Ability to develop relationships and interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders across varied business areas
  • Skilled negotiator with the ability to find creative resolutions to conflict
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of standard procurement contract terms and conditions
  • Experience with ERP/MRP software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15

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We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Amber Langhart

Phone: +1 303 410 2750

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