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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Delta Material Services Lead Buyer in ATLANTA, Georgia

Delta Material Services Lead Buyer

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Delta Material Services

24-Jan-2023

Ref #: 18621

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The DMS Lead Buyer is a full-time position that will be responsible for the supervision and performance of a team of Buyers and will report to the Director– Surplus Procurement.

Scope of responsibilities includes assisting all the daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly activities of the Buyers to proactively provide operational support so we can hit our goals while maintaining cost effectiveness. The Lead will assist in day to day responsibilities of the Buyers which consists of training, purchase trace review, sourcing, quotes, and working with operations to receive in purchases in a timely manner. This position is based in Atlanta, GA.

Primary Functions

  • Support the commercial organization for brokered purchases

  • Assist in trace review of purchases to minimize rejections

  • Deliver cost saving solutions to the overall value chain to reduce CASM for Delta Airlines

  • Ensure collaboration and leveraging of purchase and sourcing strategy with Delta Air Lines MRO organization

  • Maintain relationships with third party providers of surplus purchasing

  • Track vendor performance for turn around time and preferred pricing opportunities

  • Identify and participate in process improvement opportunities related to procurement programs and processes

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • At least 3 - 5 years of related work experience in an aviation field such as procurement or supply chain.

  • Demonstrated success in problem solving, analytical skills and data analysis.

  • Excellent written and oral communications.

  • Applicant must be proficient with MS Excel, Outlook and SAP.

  • Proficiency with Tableau and Salesforce desirable.

  • Works with integrity and professionalism, always showing respect for others and a drive toward continuous improvement.

  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles.

  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S. based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.

  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.

  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

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