Procurement Field Representative – Global Field Operations in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Boeing Company

Job Description

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Boeing Global Field Operations (GFO) is currently looking for the Procurement Field Representative . The selected individual will be joining a diverse and highly motivated team in working supplier performance management in Istanbul, Türkiye within the GFO – Southern Europe, Northern Africa, Middle East region. The primary focus will entail supplier facing on-site engagement in and around the Türkiye area; to drive improved quality, delivery, and overall supplier performance in this supply base. Global Field Operations (GFO) is the presence of Boeing at its suppliers and sub-tiers and are responsible for being the integrators for driving communication and resolutions in our supply base. It is the responsibility of Field Representatives to proactively problem solve and drive overall supplier recovery to ensure delivery and quality compliance.

The selected candidate will be required to be on-site at Supplier facilities and may be required to work onsite occasionally at a Boeing site to meet business needs.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Monitor emergent offload/overload suppliers including outside processors, machine shop and sheet metal shop to ensure schedule compliance and product conformity.

  • Identify, establish, and maintain priorities for deliveries of products, services and data that support necessary supplier contractual corrective actions and resolution of issues (e.g., poor schedule performance, product and producibility issues) to ensure contractual compliance.

  • Communicate across functions (e.g., procurement agents, suppliers, internal customers, field quality, engineering, manufacturing) to report status and concerns.

  • Co-facilitate with the supplier and procurement agent the development of a recovery plan and unplanned demand requirements.

  • Identify needs for training on business and manufacturing practices (e.g., requirements interpretation and clarification, contractual compliance, scheduling tools, technical skills, self-assessment) to supplier personnel for improvement or enhancement delivery performance.

  • Participate with the procurement agent in on-site supplier assessments (e.g., Preferred Supplier Certification, Proof of Process and Rate Readiness) to identify supplier capacity and capability to perform current and projected work statement and support Boeing procurement strategy.

  • Monitor suppliers’ performance-to-plan to ensure compliance to contractual requirements and provide status back to supervisor and procurement agent.

  • Identify and communicate opportunities to implement new processes or improves existing processes and report back to management and make recommendation to procurement agent.

  • Assess supplier resource plan and reports results to supervisor/procurement agent.

  • Support supplier work movements to ensure seamless execution.

This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options. This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 5+ years of experience managing suppliers/vendors to deliver products and services.

  • 5+ years of experience in root cause analysis and corrective action.

  • 5+ years of experience in a role that required Scheduling, Project and/or Program Management skills.

  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Office Products such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Industrial Engineering Skills.

  • Lean Manufacturing Skills.

  • Aerospace Engineering Technical Skills.

  • Experience working in Procurement and/or Contract Administration roles.

  • Experience working in Manufacturing Operations.

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g., Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g., Master+4 years’ related work experience, 10 years’ related work experience, etc.).


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN Türkiye. Boeing will not seek immigration and labor sponsorship for any applicants; this is the responsibility of the job candidate. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. – based payroll. There is no expatriate Package associated with this position.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 ( and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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