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Boeing EnCore Interiors: Procurement Specialist

Updated: Aug 22

The following information was provided by Boeing Encore Interiors


Projected Salary $65,000 to $70,000


Integrates program, customer, product and in-service strategies into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies. Negotiates pricing and contract terms and conditions. Conducts risk, issues and opportunities management. Manages supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality and delivery. Initiates and executes supplier improvement activities and integrates results into contracting strategies.


  • Use independent judgment to establish, build, and maintain relationships with all key suppliers

  • Arrange supplier meetings with appropriate personnel to review and resolve any problems such as On-Time Delivery/Quality/Pricing) or other issues as needed.

  • Collaborate with other departments, such as Supplier Quality, Planning, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Production to identify and qualify new suppliers.

  • Drive positive performance trends for both external suppliers and internal purchasing processes through continuous improvement (metrics, root cause analysis).

  • Work with multiple departments within Company to solve problems; Engineering (ensuring drawing release is on time and accurate), Planning (that requirements meet the program needs based on Minimum Order Quantities, lead times), Receiving (assuring accuracy of paperwork and products received), Quality (any non-conformance issues that need to be resolved).

  • Recommend any system improvements that would improve day to day work functionality.

  • Make daily purchases within allotted programs based on requisitions and analyze the quality, specifications, and delivery requirements

  • Use independent judgment to send out quotations for bid on non-contracted items and negotiate best price.

  • Enter purchase orders into system and issue to supplier via fax or e-mail

  • Review purchase orders on a weekly basis via reporting system and follow up on past due items plus requirements due in coming weeks.

  • Highlight any problem areas and reports to Supply Chain Manager

  • Interact with Planning and Production to ensure any changes in production requirements are flowed down to suppliers

  • Liaise with planners to control scheduling of parts to ensure stock levels meet demands while staying within stock level buffers

  • Review Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs)/Withhold tags written against suppliers and relays such information to them with corrective action

  • Update suppliers with engineering changes and drawings

  • Coordinate with Supplier Quality and Quality Assurance to ensure that all suppliers are in good standing on the approved supplier list.

  • Track material procurement status of all projects for progress, schedule, and performance; prepares and communicates information to all necessary personnel on pertinent issues and concerns regarding suppliers, raw materials, and finished goods.

  • Maintains a safe, secure, and legal work environment, adhering to all Company policies and procedures.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Maintains and protects the confidentiality of the Company’s information and products.



  • A High School Diploma is required.

  • A four-year college degree (bachelor’s degree) desired.



  • A minimum of 1-3 years of direct experience preferred.


  • May be asked to work extended or irregular hours as required.

  • Must show proof of ability to work in the United States.

  • Boeing EnCore is an “at-will” employer; employment is at the mutual consent of both the employee and the employer, and may be terminated at will for any reason, with or without cause, at any time during employment with the Company.

  • As business conditions warrant a change in the operating necessities of the Company, all employees are expected to react productively, handle other essential tasks assigned now or in the future.

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