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Boeing Distribution Services Inc. Procurement Agent in Wichita, United States

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Title: Procurement Agent 2

Company:Boeing Distirbution

Job ID: 99097

Location:Wichita, KS & Miami, FL

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options:

Wichita, KS & Miami, FL

Export Control:

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Position Summary:

Sources and purchases aerospace fasteners and parts. Compiles and analyzes data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Compiles information to 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.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver on savings and inventory requirements as per the commodity and business strategies.

  • Conduct Analysis to determine if orders need to be placed to meet global procurement requirements.

  • Select suppliers, negotiate pricing, issue purchase orders, re-align deliveries, follow up, and expedite as necessary. Responsible for analyzing assigned part numbers and queue management

  • Work closely with Sales department on customer requests and requirements to determine investment strategy.

  • Collaborate with Quality department on defective or unacceptable goods, and determine appropriate course of action. Complete actions as necessary to resolve issue.

  • Confirm Purchase Order acknowledgments and verify accuracy of PO details; Work cross-functionally and with suppliers on payment issue resolution.

  • Maintain awareness and understanding of department key deliverables and how buying decisions impact those deliverables. Utilize reports to achieve past dues, order book alignment, and other department key metrics.

    Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):

  • 2-4 years of related work experience

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Professional / interpersonal verbal & written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively multi-task

  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities

  • Microsoft office experience

  • Familiar with cost modeling

  • Or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience

  • General knowledge of Aerospace compliance and regulations (preferred)

  • Certification or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree – Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study

  • 4-6 years of related work experience, (preferred)

  • CPIM (Certified Production Inventory Management)

  • CPSM (Certified Professional Supply Management)

  • Educational – CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)


    Relocation assistance is not negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at own their expense.

    Boeing Distribution Workplace:

    Boeing is a tobacco free workplace and smoking is prohibited while on the premise and in the building in order to provide a healthy work environment for all. To support employees interested in quitting the use of tobacco products, Boeing Distribution is offering the Quit for Life Program to all US employees.

    Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

    Experience Level:

    Individual Contributor – Level 2

    Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law .