Strategic Buyer

Rolls-Royce - Indianapolis, IN4.1

Full-time
Indianapolis, IN

As a Strategic Buyer for Rolls-Royce, you’ll play an integral role in developing the Defense purchasing strategy across various commodities and executing that strategy through effective sourcing and negotiation with suppliers. This is an exciting opportunity, as you’ll interface with a range of senior internal stakeholders and drive success to improve cost, quality, delivery and performance.

At Rolls-Royce, we look beyond tomorrow. We continually pioneer integrated power and propulsion solutions to deliver cleaner, safer and more competitive power.

To ensure we continue to be pioneers of our industry, Rolls-Royce has a team of over 16,500 engineers around the globe. They include everyone from world experts in their field to those who manage hundreds of people and millions of pounds worth of investments. We recruit engineers at all levels and in a range of disciplines. And while we encourage specialisation, we also offer freedom to cross-specialise and develop skills across a number of different areas.

Key Accountabilities:
Being at the forefront of commercial negotiations to achieve the best overall value for Rolls-Royce
Taking a significant role in crafting Defense commodity strategies
Building relationships with suppliers
Identifying and developing new suppliers to create joint, long-term visions for partnership with Defense programs
Creating and/or deploying cost models for designated commodities
Representing the Defense SCU to internal program and purchasing stakeholders
Working with the respective supplier management teams to manage major contractual issues and ensure efficient and effective resolution

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic

Basic:
An Associates degree with 8+ years of experience in purchasing OR;
A Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of experience in purchasing OR;
A Masters degree with 2+ years of experience in purchasing OR;
In lieu of a degree, 12+ years of experience in purchasing
In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be a US Citizen

Preferred:
Commercial negotiation experience
Previous operational, procurement and/or logistics experience
Pioneer an enduring network. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer

Closing date: Thursday 31st January 2019

Job Category
Procurement
Posting Date
11 Jan 2019; 00:01