Honeywell Buyer II in Tempe, Arizona

At Honeywell, our people are driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage. Honeywell Aerospace is a $12 billion-plus Strategic Business Group (SBG) with 40,000 employees in over 125 domestic and international locations. We are a leading global aviation supplier designing, manufacturing and distributing advanced mechanical and electronic systems, products and services to commercial, defense and space industries


    • Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements.
    • Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked.

    • This individual plans, schedules, and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time.

    • Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems.

    • Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware. Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system.

    • Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule

    • Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier’s capacity and capabilities.

    • Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.

    • Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential.

    • Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures

    • Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.

    • Monitor and release kits to both internal and external suppliers to support Production and After Market needs.

    • Manage supplier forecast and PO acknowledgement process through Honeywell web portal

    • Project Management Experience

    • Must be proficient in MRP (SAP experience a plus).

    • Six Sigma Certification a plus.

    • Aerospace Experience

    • Experience in an automated EDI environment is preferred.

    • Knowledge of production control and material manufacturing methods is highly desired.

    • Prior experience in manufacturing.

    • Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment.

    • Ability to handle multiple customers/priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions

    • Demonstrated experience and leadership in order management and logistics

    • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills


    • Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements • 2 years’ experience in procurement or ISC • Bachelor's degree in business or technical field; or 3 years of procurement experience and an Associate’s degree will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • WE VALUE: *

    • Master’s Degree or C.P.M. is a plus • Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with internal/external customers at all levels in independent and often stressful situations • Experienced at vendor follow-up. Acts as intermediary between vendors and internal customers at multiple sites to resolve fabrication, cost and schedule issues, to satisfy customers

Job: *Procurement

Title: Buyer II

Location: AZ-Tempe

Requisition ID: 00353942