Procurement Manager

North Hollywood, California

Job Type: Contractual
Minimum Experience:
Recruiter Name: Angelo Escalante

Job Description

We are looking for a Procurement Manager with aerospace experience/background. The position is in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA


Procurement Manager – 
• Aerospace Manufacturing Industry experience
• Bachelor’s degree (required); plus Master’s degree and MBA
• People Management skills – 5-10 Buyers
• Understand Supply Chain, SIOP, Inventory management, purchasing
• Worked with SAP

Job Designation
The Procurement Manager leads the staff and the procurement activities within a business unit. Plans,
coordinates, and directs a variety of complex procurement and material processes from the initial proposal efforts
through the delivery of the end product. Ensures that the procurement procedures are in compliance with
government laws (domestic/international), regulations and management objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities
Develops procurement strategies and oversees all procurement and material planning activities from the
initial proposal efforts through the delivery of the end product
Organizes, directs, and implements cost-reduction activities to ensure maximum return to the division for
minimum expenditures
Implements processes to manage risk within the supply chain and monitors procurement procedures to
comply with government laws (domestic/international), regulations, and company policy
Manages contractual differences between purchase order requirements and supplier performance;
establishes contractual obligations while ensuring compliance with laws and truth in negotiations
Monitors the changing marketplace and works around plans to avoid negative impact on corporate cost and
delivery performance objectives
Plans tactics and strategies for negotiations of subcontracts to maintain expenditures within program
material budget limitation
Leads and directs work for the team of employees as defined by business needs
Manages staff selection, performance, development, and training processes to ensure team competencies
and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
Other responsibilities as assigned
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable
schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s/MBA preferred
Years Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience
Skills: Excellent facilitation and project management skills with the ability to lead the procurement team and to
drive tasks to completion
Knowledge of procurement best practices and experience with managing tight development program
deadlines in aerospace/manufacturing environment
Understanding of contracts, compliance, and government laws (domestic/international) relating to
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and demonstrated use of thought leadership to set and
execute procurement strategies
Experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success negotiating with a variety
of suppliers
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), with the ability to drive tasks to
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools


Job Requirements

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