FDH is a leading global distributor of aerospace parts and materials to the OEM and Aftermarket segments. Our business is built on relationships with key suppliers and focused on providing exceptional customer service. We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager to work for our Blue Sky Industries division located in Monterey Park, CA. This role will manage a small team and be responsible for establishing Commodity Strategies, leveraging spend, and right-sizing Supply Base. In addition, this role will be responsible for executing Long-Term Agreements and managing Supplier Performance. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate must have a highly engaged hands-on approach.



  • Review and analyze data to determine cost savings opportunities through vendor consolidation and/or contract renegotiations.

  • Identify areas of risk for the business (i.e., delivery of service, quality, performance, timeline, warranty, governance); make recommendations where applicable.

  • Measure vendor performance against contract LTA and expectations. Initiate corrective actions in the event of missed expectations.

  • Provide business with approved sourcing tools, processes, and knowledge to qualify vendors and manage vendor relationships.

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal customers/clients as well as vendors.

  • Speaks with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Negotiates purchasing contracts within budget limits and scope of authority.

  • Prepares and issues purchase orders.

  • Ensures purchase orders are complete and accurate before authorizing release.

  • Ensures only approved suppliers are used.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 5+ years of experience in purchasing, supply chain management, or a related area.

  • MS/NAS Hardware knowledge or Aerospace Fastener knowledge.

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

  • Solid communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work inter-departmentally.

  • Organized and has efficient time management skills.

  • Demonstrate strong customer service attitude and demeanor.

  • Proven ability to implement, drive, improve, and lead corporate accounting processes and procedures.

  • Highly skilled in engaging teams to deliver results in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong project management leadership, knowledge, and skills, covering planning and execution, including the ability to rapidly assess risk and identify/resolve issues.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates integrity, the bias for action, innovation, and the ability to dive into the deepest details. Motivates others by creating a climate in which people want to do their best.


FDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status,

protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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