Airbus flyable materials Procurement Manager (M/F)

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Job Description:

Airbus Commercial Aircraft is looking for a Airbus flyable materials Procurement Manager

 (f/m) to join our Procurement department based in Toulouse, France.

You will be part of the Airbus Procurement material systems standard parts team in charge of procuring products related with all fluids conveyance, systems attachments, insulation and seals for cabin, systems and aerostructure applications for the entire Airbus group.

These products are qualified by Airbus, and supplied either directly to Airbus plants and FAL or incorporated into work-packages delivered assembled to Airbus (indirect business) 

Your working environment:

Global capital of aeronautics and European capital for space research, Toulouse is a dynamic city in the southwest of France served by an international airport. Ideally located between the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic ocean and close to the Pyrenees mountains, it offers plenty of options for outdoor activities!

How we care for you:

  • Financial rewards: Attractive salary, agreements on success and profit sharing schemes, employee savings plan abounded by Airbus and employee stock purchase plan on a voluntary basis.

  • Work / Life Balance:  Extra days-off for special occasions, holiday transfer option, a Staff council offering many social, cultural and sport activities and other services.

  • Wellbeing / Health: Complementary health insurance coverage (disability, invalidity, death). Depending on the site: health services center, concierge services, gym, carpooling application.

  • Individual development: Great upskilling opportunities and development prospects  with unlimited access to +10.000 e-learning courses to develop your employability, certifications, expert career path, accelerated development programmes, national and international mobility.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly.    Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Your challenges:

  • Be responsible for the end to end procurement activity for a portfolio of standard parts/specified items products for all programs & plants, including market intelligence, strategy definition / implementation, call for tenders, commercial negotiation and contract execution (Logistics, support, quality, cost...)

  • Lead the Multifunctional/Multidivisional teams all along the tendering, contracting and contract life cycle phases.

  • Ensure sourcing activity, manage the tendering and the contract negotiation to achieve the best purchasing conditions in accordance within Company requirements.

  • Manage the day to day relationships with suppliers and run projects to optimize customer value, while minimizing total cost of ownership & risks (cost optimization, redesign to cost, standardization, transfer of work,etc)

  • Set-up processes and collaborative approach between Aerostructure and Material procurement organizations to improve work-packages cost-base through enablement

By joining us, you can expect:

  • To learn a lot and have fun

  • To master the complete procurement process & activities for flying parts

  • To manage very diverse activities with both internal / external views & stakeholders

  • To directly contribute to main corporate targets such as derisking, ramp-up, cost optimization, innovation

Your boarding pass

  •  5-years experience, ideally as a buyer, but motivated candidates from other functions are welcome

  • Interest in technical aspects

  • Capability to prepare and deliver clear messages to various audiences including top management

  •  Team mindset and ability to work with people from different functions and countries

  •  Adaptable

  •  Knowledge in Contract management

  •  Ability to deal with financial aspects (Proficiency in Excel)

  •  Ability to step back and analyze get the big picture, think out of the box and bring innovative solutions

  •  Language skills: Negotiation level of English required. French or German are a plus

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customized development solutions.

Take your career to a new level and apply online now!


This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


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Contract Type:

Permanent Contract / CDI / Unbefristet / Contrato indefinido

Experience Level:

Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family:

Sourcing, Buying and Ordering <JF-SM-SP>

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At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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