Regional Director Of Supply Chain
Precision Castparts Corp
Woodbridge, ON ,CA
20d ago

Job Description

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products.

It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines.

The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.

PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE : PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.

PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-

quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Mr. Buffet stated, I’ve admired PCC’s operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world’s aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports.

Berkshire’s Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire.

We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway, said Mark Donegan, PCC’s chairman and chief executive officer.

We see a unique alignment between Warren’s management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term.

We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers’ needs into the future.

This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC’s employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers.

Business Profile :

PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

PCC Aerostructures now includes 39 plants in the U.S, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia with over 6000 employees and has ambitious growth plans.

Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, Noranco, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut.

Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.

Position Summary :

Act as the regional supply chain expert for assigned division locations. Develop and implement commodity strategies that support PCC Aerostructures Division goals through the use of leveraged sourcing and optimization of the supply chain.

Develop and maintain relationships with strategic suppliers on assigned commodities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Act as the supply chain expert and lead for assigned PCC Aerostructures locations. Support Division site supply chain objectives (cost down, inventory, supplier quality and materials management) as identified by assigned Aerostructures site General Managers and VP of Supply Chain.
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies and objectives in support of the business unit, functional and PCC Aerostructures objectives.
  • Assist in the development of annual material and procurement budgets. Identify and implement strategies to achieve them.
  • Act as the division expert for assigned commodities. Maintain current knowledge of assigned commodities, report on associated market trends, maintain intelligence on assigned suppliers and on supply and demand dynamics in the marketplace.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the supply chain is capable to support the business and deliver best value products.
  • Develop and maintain supplier and material spend databases.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of supply chain portal and other supplier communications.
  • Act as the lead agent for supplier contract negotiations on commodities as assigned. Represent PCC Aerostructures in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Act as the lead coordinator for supply chain in the development of material estimates for new business proposals. Develop and implement new supply agreements and establish new material sources as needed to meet all new business requirements.
  • Support PCC Aerostructures supply chain goals and initiatives as directed.
  • Required Skills :

  • Must have strong negotiating skills including experience in commodity negotiations. Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.
  • Strong personal computer skills (including word processing and spreadsheet software skills) and strong grounding in ERP systems and software are required.
  • Travel Requirements :

    35% of travel required including international trips. Must have a valid passport

    Required Experience :

  • Five or more years of experience in strategic sourcing, procurement or other relevant technical field. Aerospace experience preferred.
  • Level of Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or business is required
  • MBA preferred
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