Precision Castparts Corp. Supply Chain Manager in Woodinville, Washington

Supply Chain Manager

Company Profile:

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE: PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide. PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Business Profile:

Located in Woodinville Washington, University Swaging is a leading supplier of structural and kinematic control rod assemblies, flight control mechanisms, and swaged cable assemblies to the global aerospace industry. Founded in 1947, University Swaging was acquired by Precision Castparts in 2011, and became part of the Airframe Segment.

Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Manager will source and purchase machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

Reporting Relationships:

The Supply Chain Manager will report to the General Manager of the facility.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives,

  • Keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.

  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages.

  • Develop intermediate/short range Departmental goals and objectives in partnership with Directorate.

  • Coordinate, implement, monitor and update plans, programs, targets, and initiatives; Develop schedule, quality, and cost metrics.

  • Manage direct reports; Provide programs with staffing; Delegate to direct reports or teams with direct reports to accomplish Departmental goals.

  • Works with other Managers to coordinate Division operations and activities.

  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and resources to meet Departmental goals.

  • Partner with HR and direct reports to resolve problems, complaints or grievances, and to plan and forecast staffing.

  • Partner with Quality to align Directorate goals with Business Quality Management System (BQMS).

  • Champion Six Sigma and facilitate lean initiatives.

  • Develop and deploy management metrics.

  • Support IT and Production with long-range resource plans.

  • May occasionally perform special projects; Perform other duties as assigned

  • Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

  • Consider costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality controls, and costs.

  • Understand/use techniques for effective control of delivered quality, cost, and schedule in the manufacture of Primus products.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, particularly as it relates to contracts and/or purchasing agreements.

  • Knowledge of management principles involved in strategic planning and forecasting including people, material, and equipment resource allocation; corporate and human resource policies and benefits; leadership, teaming; and production methods.

  • Skill and ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; and develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.

Travel Requirements:

<10% of travel required

Required Experience:

7-10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Level of Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferably with a focus on Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or Finance.

Master’s degree preferred

Due to the responsibilities of this position, customer requirements, and Export Control Information (ECI) all qualified applicants must be U.S. Citizens or lawful Permanent Residents of the US.

PCC Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of applicants and employees is based on bona fide occupational requirements and is done without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: USD - 2018 MP.1