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Spirit AeroSystems Procurement 2 in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Purchasing Professional Overview: Spirit AeroSystems’ Supply Chain Management Organization is responsible for the procurement of all materials and services. The company has contracts and agreements in place with top-tier suppliers across the globe. A Purchasing Professional at Spirit is responsible the procurement of key components that feed the Spirit assembly lines. Procurement Agents have responsibility for various pieces of the purchased component life cycle including requirement identification, sourcing, order placement and receipt/ delivery to the assembly line. Our teams ensure we have the right part, at the right place, at the right time.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Acts as an authorized agent of the company with responsibility for managing supplier-related activities and authority to commit company resources through contracts, agreements, and purchase orders.

  • Develops requests for quotations and proposals, analyzes supplier responses, negotiates and awards contracts, and manages post award supplier activities.

  • Interfaces with internal and external customers and suppliers.

  • Manages inventory levels, purchase orders, and supplier performance.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a supply chain role, preferably within the aerospace or manufacturing industry

  • Knowledge of MRP Systems, SAP preferred

  • Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent Data analysis skills a plus

  • Knowledge/experience with/in manufacturing and manufacturing process a plus

  • Ability to effect change

  • Driven to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Supply Chain, or other relevant course of study related work experience

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.