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Procurement Specialist

Company: ADPMA , LLC.
Location: Piney Flats
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

ADPma, LLC is a leading aerospace company specializing in the design, qualification, certification, manufacturing, and sale of proprietary aircraft parts to the global commercial aviation and defense sectors of the industry as an OEM and aftermarket supplier. Founded over 20 years ago in the East Tennessee foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, we have a well-established and hard-earned reputation for engineering excellence, manufacturing expertise and outstanding customer support. Simply put, we relentlessly focus on solving our customers' most unique and challenging pain-points. Now with the support of new ownership, we are driving unprecedented levels of value for our customers throughout the aviation industry.
ADPma's purpose is to enable safe, reliable, sustainable, and cost-effective flight worldwide.
That's why we need you!
To achieve this purpose, we are seeking a Procurement Specialist to join our team. The Procurement Specialist will work alongside and directly report to the Vice President of Procurement/Quality with all aspects of his/her duties; all to expand and support our entrepreneurial, problem-solving team.

  • This is a full-time salaried position with competitive compensation based on your skills and experience in addition to our robust benefits package.
  • This is an in-person role at our Piney Flats, TN location. We are looking for an experienced candidate to add to our team in the Aerospace and Defense Industry. You need the confidence, grit and get-it-done mentality of a 'builder'. Corporate seat-fillers need not apply. You need to bring a strong and clear Supply Chain voice to the table of your peers on the ADPma team; being willing to always vocalize what is true, even if uncomfortable or unpopular.
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Maintaining and developing relationships with suppliers while continually scouting for additional suppliers.
    • Evaluating spending operations while seeking ways to improve and enhance the quality of products purchased and timeliness of deliveries.
    • Communicating with sales and management regularly regarding the flow of purchased parts.
    • Requesting Quotes, Preparing and Issuing Purchase Orders, Monitoring Supplier Performance.
    • Monitoring demand trends and supporting senior management with development and implementation of sourcing strategies.
    • Complying with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
    • Good working knowledge of purchasing strategies.
    • Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques, a plus.
    • Familiar with AS9100 or other Quality Systems.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with business application software, purchasing and resource planning systems.
    • We foresee a successful teammate in this role exhibiting a preponderance of these traits:
      • You're comfortable working in a high-performing, rapidly growing business environment.
      • You're keen to dive in, roll up your sleeves, and get stuff done yourself.
      • You're comfortable interacting with your peers.
      • You're a self-starter who isn't satisfied with the status quo and takes ownership of their sector of responsibility.
      • You obsess over critical details and documentation, while also embodying a pragmatic understanding of engineering and manufacturing processes.
      • When applying, mention 'green dot' in your initial application submission.
      • You find joy simplifying the complicated and finding clarity amidst the chaos.
        If you feel you might be a good fit and this is a challenge that excites you, please submit your application by answering the questions and following the directions to the right. We look forward to getting to know you through an open and candid hiring process. If not, please pass this opportunity along to anyone in your circle who you think would be a good fit.

Keywords: ADPMA , LLC., Asheville , Procurement Specialist, Other , Piney Flats, North Carolina

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