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Export Control Requirements:
Boeing is currently seeking a Procurement Field Representative based in Nagoya, Japan. Would you like to be part of a team that manages one of the most dynamic and complex supply chains in the world? If the answer is yes, then we have an opportunity that may be a great fit for you.
We are looking for a candidate with excellent verbal and written communication skills, flexibility to change tasks when priorities demand, and a positive, find-a-way attitude. Must be a self-starter with an ability to be self-directed and work individually or on teams. Creative, innovative thinker willing to propose new and modified processes is a plus. You must have the ability to have fun and a desire to be part of a strong, passionate team.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
As a Procurement Field Representative, you will help ensure on-time, high-quality and best cost for airplane parts and major structures being produced by Japanese Tier 1 suppliers and their sub-tier suppliers for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Day-to-day job responsibilities may include:
Identifying and analyzing problems, developing risk mitigation and recovery plans and monitoring supplier performance-to-plan to ensure delivery commitments to Boeing are met.
Communicating across functions (e.g. procurement, suppliers, supplier quality, engineering and manufacturing) and across cultures (e.g. Japan, United States) to report issues, concerns and identify solutions to mitigate risk related to products and suppliers.
Supporting on-site supplier assessments to identify supplier capacity and capability to support Boeing final assembly.
Identifying and recommending training on business and manufacturing practices to improve or enhance supplier delivery performance.
Supporting key Boeing initiatives and improvement activities, including Lean manufacturing and engineering improvements to support more efficient and cost effective manufacturing at Boeing suppliers.
Coordinating emergent and unplanned demand (aftermarket, spares) to ensure required lead times are met and parts are prioritized to best support Boeing final assembly and our airline customers.
Overseeing work movement projects.
Developing and maintaining presentation material for supplier and leadership reviews, creating schedules with timelines for key milestones, providing visibility of important projects and establishing and facilitating effective meetings.
Working with the team to plan and execute employee-related activities and initiatives.
Developing and sustaining strong relationships with suppliers and Boeing teammates across Japan and in the United States.
Excellent English and Japanese language skills
Attention to detail to ensure accuracy and completeness of work
Ability to take initiative to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner
Ability to prioritize by identifying critical and less critical activities and tasks within own and other work groups. Ability to adjust priorities when appropriate.
Ability to take immediate action when confronted with a problem or when made aware of a situation in own or another work area, which includes taking action that goes beyond job requirements in order to achieve objectives.
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
3 years of work experience in supply chain management
3 years of relevant work experience in manufacturing and/or the aerospace industry
Basic Lean manufacturing and Industrial Engineering (IE) skills
Basic data analytics skills
Other job related information
This requisition is for a locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located.
Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not on Boeing US-based payroll.
This position offers work visa support based on candidate eligibility.
Not an export control position
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.
We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.