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Textron Buyer in Wichita, Kansas




SupplyChain Management knowlegeof various manufacturing non-product servicesfocusing on office and marketing services.


  1. Supports and conducts strategic sourcing (RFI’s, RFQ’s, RFP’s) projects for Information Technology commodities and collaborates with internal customers on requirements and selection criteria. Leads supplier contract negotiations, re-negotiations, and contract amendments and addendums in support of Textron’s and business unit strategic direction. Develops and implements negotiations strategies that have financial impacts to the company.

  2. Maintains and supports existing contracts with amendments, SOW changes and extensions.

  3. Act as a liaison in arranging meetings between potential suppliers and internal customers.

  4. Understands and utilizes supply chain management strategies to drive breakthrough performance in current metrics and future metrics.

  5. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with a broad spectrum of internal customers including staff across the Textron business units.

  6. Monitors respective markets and provides market insight to business teams. Understands and implements pricing strategies to capitalize on and protect against business and market volatility.



  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Six Sigma experience/exposure preferred

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Exposure to SCM preferred

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. _

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 291889