Parts Group Purchasing Manager

Requisition ID:  1199

Burlington, NC, US, 27215

Workstyle:  Onsite
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $100,700.00 - $151,000.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

Purchasing Manager provides leadership and direction to achieve daily and long-term operational objectives for Honda Aero procurement operations. Manages all functions of Purchasing, including buyers and supply chain.  Oversees overall parts on time delivery, parts cost and supplier negociations to meet business needs and delivery requirements. Daily management of associates to meet business plan goals.

Key Accountabilities

  • Purchasing Management - PO's, schedules, decision making, direction setting, contracts
  • ERP software - IFS work, orders, PO's, approvals
  • Business planning/budget/reporting
  • Training/recruiting/mentoring/development

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in business or engineering (MBA preferred)

Minimum Experience:

  • 10+ years of purchasing experience (mfg/Aerospace preferred)

Other Job-Specific Skills:

  • Distressed supplier management, ability to manage on time delivery.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of associates engaged with Procurement of jet engine parts.
  • Prepare and achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Understand manufacturing requirements, approve schedules and establish work priorities to meet operational goals.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work within an international environment.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to develop strategic plans, coordinate projects, and communicate changes and progress. 
  • Proficiency with using computer based software, manufacturing execution and warehouse management systems.
  • Team player with the ability to work effectively in all environments and all levels of the company (including the JV partner - GE).
  • Assist with the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress.
  • Basic understanding of compliance with federal and foreign regulations for the fAA.
  • Prepare and manage the department annual budget relating to Parts manufacturing, Engineering and Procurement.  Also, relating to facilities/equipment activities.
  •   Strong negotiation skills with suppliers.



  • Onsite

Benefits and Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?
Total rewards:

  • Competitive base salary  
    (Pay will be based on several variables that includes but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc.)
  • Annual Bonus
  • Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation Eligible
  • Lifestyle account
  • Childcare reimbursement account

Benefits and Total Rewards Cont.

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility 
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Business Resource Groups Involvement
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Working Conditions

  • Overtime - expected to meet goals and deadlines
  • Travel – approx. 20% - to suppliers as needed
  • Majority of desk work - with some on the floor support and follow-up and TEAMS conference calls
  • Hazards - risks found in a typical office and shop setting. 

Decisions Expected

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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