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Purchasing Manager


Simpsonville, SC, US

Requisition ID:  469633

B/E Aerospace, Inc.,  a Collins Aerospace company is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.


Woven Electronics is the premier designer and integrator of interconnect and assembly packaging solutions. We custom designs and manufactures electronic assemblies and components for systems, sub-systems, and test equipment for military and commercial aircraft, surface ship and ground applications.  We manufacture a highly specialized, responsive design and manufacturing capability that is dedicated to producing quality, cost effective turn-key products. This high-level of service is accomplished by combining an innovative and knowledgeable engineering team with a versatile and reliable manufacturing group. The result is a resource for military, aerospace, and commercial customers who need top of the line expertise and product manufacturing. 


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Materials Manager, in our Supply Chain business located in Simpsonville, South Carolina.




Manages controls and directs the activities and staff involved in the multiple functions of purchasing, material planning, stores, inventory control, production control, traffic, shipping and receiving.




  • Develops and maintains procurement policies which insure timely delivery of goods, equipment, materials and supplies at the most economical cost, consistent with quality standards and specifications of the company.
  • Implements operating procedures concerning the selection and qualification of suppliers, processing of purchase requisition/orders, control of price, quality and delivery requirements. 
  • Coordinates vendor search and selection. 
  • Negotiates major purchasing contracts, blanket orders and long term purchase agreements. 
  • Provides for the development and implementing of inventory control systems to maintain and track the status of purchase orders, inventory levels and production requirements. 
  • Supervises the analysis of marketing forecasts and preparation of related material forecasts to identify and plan for anticipated material requirements.
  • Directly supervises 1-3 employees. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Performs other duties as required.




  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 3- years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.





 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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