Purchasing Team Leader, Foley, Alabama

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Foley, Alabama

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United States of America


HAL11: Aerostructures-AL Srv Ctr 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

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Collins Aerospace is looking for a Purchasing Team Leader who will be able to provide support, development, and organization to a team of Buyers in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment. You will be supporting the MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) facility. You will help ensure that supply chain activities such as placing purchase orders and managing supplier relationships are effective and executed by the team. You will interact with multiple programs, departments and suppliers. In addition, you will play a key role in developing and leading Buyers.

Position will be working onsite at our Foley, AL MRO facility. Relocation assistance is available.

Primary Responsibilities

Leads a team of Buyers to ensure the procurement cycle from purchase request to payment of invoice is effective and compliant
Ensures team targets and goals are achieved
Coordinates staffing coverage of programs by Buyers
Responsible for team compliance, processes, procedures, and training requirements
Helps identify and mitigate supply risks
Lead and coordinate negotiations of supplier agreements
Monitor and facilitate supplier selection and supplier management processes
Recruit, hire, develop, and retain a skilled team
Provide coaching, mentoring and guidance on developmental opportunities for team
Leads and support strategic projects in support of facility and company goals
Create and present metrics and supporting reports and presentations to internal customers, suppliers, peers, and managers
Able to travel up to 15% domestically and internationally when circumstances permit
Performs other duties as required

Basic Qualifications

Typically requires University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience
Experience with supplier management
Experience with purchasing processes
MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Documented proficiency in Excel creating formulas and creating PowerPoint
Experience using an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system
Able to communicate and presenting precise information to internal/external customers and leadership
Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or relevant field preferred
SAP Experience
Ability to negotiate, troubleshoot and problem solve
Ability to work in a team environment and work effectively with all levels of internal and external customers and suppliers
Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
Self-directed and action-oriented with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, and other PPE as needed
Able read, write, speak & understand the English language

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us! 

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
Tuition reimbursement program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,?critical illness?insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
?And more!?

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01604162  2023.03.10

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