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Textron Sr. Buyer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Sr. Buyer


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Wilmington, MA business location. Visit to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

The Sr Buyer will have demonstrated experience in non-production procurement support in a dynamic fast paced environment.

Responsibilities to Include:

  • Cost/Price analysis skills required for competitive and non-competitive procurements.

  • Develop and execute strategies for negotiation purchase order terms (price, delivery, etc.)

  • Conduct post award supplier management with a strong focus on internal customer support.

  • Fully comply with all division and procurement policies.

  • Fully comply with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, and other government regulations.

  • Capable and competent contributor to New Project initiatives.

  • Significant contributor in direct meeting forums as well as supplemental informal forums andPrimary customers to include but not limited to Facilities, Operations and Engineering departments


Qualifications - External

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to multitask and manage demanding customer base.

  • Demonstrated experience with DOD procurements, ITAR management, construction procurements and capital procurements.

  • Effectively interact with Legal on terms and conditions management and best value sourcing.

  • Ability to effectively construct documentation packages in accordance with TDS procedural requirements

  • Significant and demonstrable familiarity and experience in New Project management and administration.

  • CPM or CPIM certification is a plus.

  • Advanced experience with Oracle with concentration on Procurement functionality.

  • Advanced familiarity with TSC Procurement policies and procedures.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power point).

  • Capable and competent in utilization of Oracle application with particular emphasis on Master Data requirements and associated administration supporting product maturation.

License and Certification Requirements:

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


  • Masters Degree with 3 or more years of experience, or a Bachelors Degree with 6 or more years of experience

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 286745