Rockwell Collins Program Buyer in Shanghai, China


Rockwell Collins Interior Systems (former B/E Aerospace) is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions. As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now to support our growing supply chain organization in Asia.


Manage performance of specific purchasing programs and/or suppliers measured by on time delivery, quality and cost. This position is based at Shanghai.


  • Demand/forecast management

  • Suppliers safety stock build up

  • Daily delivery management pull in, push out with suppliers and escalation.

  • Backup role of Project Manager for project coordination

  • Data collection and analysis for RFQ, EQ, LAI, FAI etc.

  • Assistant for weekly conference call with suppliers.

  • Coordination for visits.

  • Suppliers OTD performance management

  • Payment problem facilitation and escalation

  • Work with global and divisional Cross Functional Teams (CFTs) to support new program purchasing requests and achieve on time delivery goals of purchased components

  • Expedite the procurement process and exercise effective communication when required by procedures/processes/management

  • Measure and rate supplier performance, and be responsible for supplier problem resolution

  • Attend cross-functional review of supplier performance with commodity management, purchasing, quality, project management and logistics with the expectation to report program purchasing status, issues with suppliers, actions and support required

  • Resolve supplier performance issues in a fair and ethical manner

  • Monitor and communicate forecasted program purchasing volumes

  • Communicate purchasing schedule concerns with CFTs and supply base with activity and timing

  • Support Engineering Change Management when modifications to procurements or supplier agreements are requested. Manage cost and timing associated with design change.

  • Risk assessment – project and supplier, drive project risk mitigation activities which are associated with supply base

  • Participate global and divisional component sourcing and/or cost estimating activities as required by program

  • Support cost reduction efforts affiliated with purchased components, and follow up to ensure effective implementation

  • Verify that supplier quotes match Bill of Materials for accuracy before executing purchase


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) of four year college or university or higher

  • 4-5 years of supply chain and/or program management experience and/or training

  • Ability to read and understand drawings in English

  • Mechanic / Process Engineering experience in aerospace industry is a PLUS

  • Fluent in English speaking and writing

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Office, PowerPoint and Outlook