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The Boeing Company Mid-Level Procurement Agent (Automation and Tooling) in Mesa, Arizona

Job Description

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.

We are seeking a Mid-Level Procurement Agent to join our Automation & Tooling Procurement team. Procurement Agents play a pivotal role in developing, managing, integrating and improving Boeing's supply chain.

This position is responsible for tooling and automation system contracting for Boeing Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Research and Technology, as well as Boeing Defense programs. You will be managing the Tooling supplier performance systems and scheduled supplier evaluations.

Our organization is responsible for the sourcing, procurement, and contract management of indirect goods and services across Boeing’s global enterprise, and is critical to enabling company operations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies that integrate program, customer, product and in-service strategies

  • Assess suppliers’ company health, performance and capability to deliver products and services

  • Negotiate pricing and contract terms and conditions

  • Evaluate supplier proposals for cost, lead time, quality and risk

  • Prepare and execute negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements

  • Conduct risk, issues and opportunities management

  • Analyze external market and internal demand

Monitor and manage supplier performance by:

  • Identifying root cause and recovery plans

  • Managing supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality, delivery and financial performance

  • Initiating supplier improvement activities and integrating results into contracting strategies

  • Develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity

  • Contribute to the development of new job practices, techniques, and standards

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.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of experience working with supplier management, supply chain, and/or procurement practices and processes

  • 3+ years of experience leading negotiations with standard terms and conditions, including payment terms

  • Experience as the key point of contact for managing supplier performance against contractual agreements

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Experience interpreting data and presenting analysis and/or recommendations to management

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Supply Chain, Business or related discipline

  • Experience supporting a lead negotiator for complex contracts

  • Experience modifying contract terms with legal assistance

  • Communication skills (written and verbal) with customer focus

  • 5+ years of experience implementing process and/or strategy improvements

  • 5+ years of experience identifying and integrating opportunities to leverage/improve contracting strategies

  • Experience in a self-directed role

  • Business acumen and problem solving skills

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams

  • Leadership skills and ability to build positive working relationships

  • Experience working in matrix organizations with people at all levels

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master + 4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.).

Relocation:

This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

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 .

Shift:

This position is for 1st shift.

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.

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