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COMPLETE CEC Buyer Planner - PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA

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PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA, United States   [ View map ]

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PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA

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Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?


This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, team-oriented Buyer / Planner (P2) to join Pratt & Whitney Columbus Engine Center (CEC) supporting first-shift operations.  In addition to tactical buying and sourcing, you will be responsible for managing the procurement cycle, critical shortages, and issue resolution.

If you have a strong interest and experience in Supply Chain, Operations, or Procurement, we encourage you to apply today!

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation and end-to-end management of repair purchase orders in support of Columbus Engine Center operations.

  • Manage critical shortages in support of 100% on time delivery of repairs to customers.

  • Provide timely support of business reporting requirements and deliverables.

  • Local delivery assurance and supplier development, monitoring and escalation of systemic issues.

  • Achieve the highest levels of customer support to engine center and other internal/external stakeholders.

  • Adhere to all standard work, purchasing policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Standard work development, as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in Manufacturing, Military, Logistics, Aerospace, or Aviation industry; OR an Associate’s degree and 4+ years of relevant industry experience; OR an Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate and 4+ years of relevant industry experience; OR High School Diploma and 6+ years of relevant experience

  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position; only U.S. citizens are authorized to access and handle sensitive data required to support our government and military programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM fields preferred.

  • Experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, or Supplier Management.

  • Knowledge of international trade compliance regulations related to material logistics.

  • Aerospace or Aftermarket Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) industry experience.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills (both vendor- and customer-facing).

  • Organizational and project management skills; PMP certification preferred.

  • Lean manufacturing experience, and/or CORE, ACE, Six-Sigma training.

  • Ability to work across and communicate with all levels of the organization.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Solumina, SAP, or similar MRP/ERP systems.

What is my Role Type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment.

This role is:          

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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