Oversee outside process suppliers providing repairs and services to the Aero R&O sites. Measure and help maintain the performance of our repair suppliers by regularly reporting their metrics and having direct discussions about opportunities for improvement. Communicate supplier expected delivery dates to leadership and the rest of the R&O site teams, ensuring that delays and parts at risk are quickly identified and escalated appropriately. Work with each supplier to expedite urgent orders when needed to meet customer delivery commitments. Perform repair cost and historical turn-time analysis to help understand supplier accuracy and clearly demonstrate their overall performance. Build strong relationships with each supplier to help promote effective communication and support. Hold suppliers accountable for missed commitments and help to identify appropriate recovery plans when necessary. Understand the needs of our customers and plant stock using SAP and effectively communicate demand and expectations to the suppliers.
Manage and maintain the performance of multiple outside process suppliers providing repairs and services to Aero R&O sites.
Negotiate and communicate vendor delivery dates being sure to identify critical shortages and delays that may require escalation.
Help promote productivity improvement among rework vendors by conducting recurring performance and open-order reviews.
Ensure repairs are completed per customer specifications and on-time delivery commitments.
Perform supplier cost and turn-time analysis to help illustrate their level of support and hold them accountable for deviations.
Develop strong relationships with your suppliers and fellow buyers in order to encourage effective communication and adaptability.
Review and help address supplier issues and quotation approvals when necessary
YOU MUST HAVE
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
Knowledge and relevant experiences in SAP and other Procurement-related tools
Self-motivated and excellent organizational skills
Good at handling multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.