Textron Supply Chain Purchasing Professional in Amarillo, Texas

Supply Chain Purchasing Professional


Job Summary:

This position negotiates and administers complex subcontracts and uses discretionary latitude to negotiate financial, contractual, technical terms, conditions, and provisions to establish and maintain major subcontracts.


Responsible for executing standard purchasing procedures within an assigned commodity to ensure the timely delivery of supplies and materials. The successful candidate will be the key interface for subcontract administration of major systems and complex components for aircraft production, product upgrade and new program development. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to, purchase order management, competitive pricing adherence, inventory analysis, new supplier qualification and negotiation of long term agreements. This position will work closely with Engineering, Quality and Operations in order to facilitate cost reduction initiatives that enhance the overall affordability and quality of our aircraft. The candidate will also utilize discretionary latitude within approved purchasing procedures and compliance for all contractual obligations regarding Bell Helicopter and the Supplier. Establish and maintain comprehensive and current subcontracts that adhere to program requirements and obligations. As required, the candidate will also obtain and furnish supplier data to other functional disciplines and IPT management.


  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Industrial Technology/Management, Finance, Accounting, Engineeringor similar and at least 2 years related professional experience

  • Must have strong familiarity with Microsoft applications including, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.

  • Advanced degree in one of the areas listed above may be substituted for some professional work experience requirements.

  • Preferred: Preference for USG acquisitions, strategic sourcing, commodity management and/or contract experience, financial analysis, cost analysis of commodity/raw materials, understanding of direct/indirect commodity pricing. USG acquisitions.

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, 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-Texas-Amarillo

Recruiting Company Bell

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264161