A220
  • 15-Jul-2021 to 14-Aug-2021 (CST)
  • 10060-800 - Procurement
  • Mirabel, QC, CAN
  • Full Time

Airbus an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six fold order book increase.


An A220 buyer is responsible for the WP commercial management.

B1. As buyer

In close alignment with the Lead Buyer / MFT Leader:


  • The jobholder is accountable for contract management for the products and/or suppliers under his/her responsibility.
  • The jobholder is accountable for providing the best purchasing conditions for Airbus for the products and/or suppliers under his/her responsibility.
  • The jobholder is accountable for delivering the Value Creation projects within his/her scope of activity.
  • The jobholder leads Work Package teams for the products and/or suppliers under his/her responsibility and ensure consistency with the Multi Functional Team
  • The jobholder is accountable to deliver the Procurement Plan within his/her scope of responsibilities

B2. As Transversal Project Manager :

The jobholder is accountable for the deliverables of Improvement Project, when appointed Project Manager.

Main activities

Conduct the Buyer activities and secure his/her support to MFT (Multi functional Team) Leader of "Supplier Selection and Contracting" process

Conduct the Buyer activities and secure his/her support to MFT Leader of "Supplier Monitoring and Contract Management" process:

  • Implement contract / business relationship
  • Monitor /Manage Contract Execution and Contractual Coverage of Evolution Requests
  • Amend Contract
  • Anticipate and Mitigate Contractual Risks
  • Manage Contract Expire (Evaluate, Prepare and Send Request for Purchasing & Terminate Contract)
  • Conduct the Buyer activities of "Supply External Products and Services" process
  • Conduct, or contribute to, all projects impacting the contractual terms and conditions for the products and/or suppliers under his/her responsibility, eg: Value Creation projects, Transfer of Work projects, claims or liabilities management.
  • Contribute to budget elaboration within her/his scope of activity
  • Organize and conduct the Work Package(WP) Team (internal network)
  • Organize and conduct the Work Package Review Meeting (with suppliers) with the support of the WP team

Outputs

  • Professional supplier relationship, up-to-date contracts compliant with the Procurement Policy and Strategy for all WPs in his/her perimeter.
  • Achieved best purchasing conditions for Airbus for the products and/or suppliersunder his/her responsibility (cost reduction targets met and competitively priced change requests).
  • Availability of all elements on time and on quality in his/her perimeter.
  • Managed supplier risks and supplier rating reflecting the actual performance of the supplier.
  • Value creation delivered for his/herDepartment for the Improvement Projects under his/her responsibility

Organisation structure

The job holder reports hierarchicaly to the Lead Buyer.

Main role interfaces include :

  • All functions involved in the Procurement Process:
    • Other P Departments : Supply Chain Quality, Strategy and Services, Material Management...
    • Programmes, including Customer Services
    • Engineering
    • Manufacturing
    • Finance
  • Suppliers: ....

As our ideal candidate,

  • You have experience in Procurement 5 to 10 years (mandatory)
  • You have successful experience in teamwork in an intercultural environment
  • You have effective project management
  • You have effective negotiator with proven commercial and contractual background and legal awareness
  • You have financial key indicators knowledge
  • You have experience in delivering cost reduction initiatives
  • You have ability to drive improvement & innovation to deliver concrete results
  • You have in depths know-how of the Aerostructure market and supplier strategies of his/her perimeter
  • You have proven in communication, especially with suppliers' representatives and internal stakeholders
  • You have effective management of customer expectations and stakeholders
  • Negotiation level in English

As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for North American positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.


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