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Associate Buyer

Clemmons, NC

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Triumph Group

Requisition Number 15602
Location US-NC-Clemmons
# of Positions Remaining 3
Position Type Full time
Posted Date 08/10/2018
Category Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
Security Clearance Required? No
Shift 1
Relocation No


Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain - from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft - from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

The Associate Buyer performs a variety of complex activities in the procurement and purchasing of goods, materials, services, supplies, and equipment.


  • Manage assigned suppliers/vendors to ensure cost, delivery, and quality objectives are achieved
  • Aggressively seek, recommend, and implement cost savings based upon negotiation, new sources, substitutions or improved systems
  • Coordinate purchase order activities; place and expedite orders, review all buy-out requisitions for completeness and accuracy
  • Verify information related to price, product quality, service and delivery
  • Resolve purchase order problems and conduct follow-up activities as necessary to finalize purchase order transactions
  • Develop and maintain files of purchase orders, requisitions, bids/quotations received, contracts, etc., ensuring all records are in current and in usable status, adhering to appropriate retention guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, suppliers, and internal staff
  • Review all data utilized for developing the various purchasing metrics to ensure the accuracy and integrity of each metric
  • Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met


  • Associates' degree in Business or similar field of study
  • At least 2 years of industrial Purchasing experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Business preferred
  • Reads, understands, and effectively writes English
  • Excellent verbal and written communications in English
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to make quick decisions and prioritize
  • Ability to operate a PC with knowledge of MS office products and an MRP/ERP system
  • Detail oriented

Triumph Group and all its divisions and subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. Triumph Group provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact ****>**** to request assistance. Include the title of the position and location in the subject line of your email so we may direct your email to the appropriate person. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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, or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).****

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