Procurement Manager
Broomfield, CO Procurement Management
Job Type

Pilatus is hiring a Procurement Manager to join our team in Broomfield, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining supplier performance in accordance with agreed contractual terms and real-time business needs. As a global company with a worldwide supplier base, your focus will be on the suppliers located in North America pertaining to resolution of issues that require face-to-face onsite presence - on short notice and over an extended period of time. A successful person in this position will be forward-thinking and able to recommend and implement strategies for improving supplier performance to meet production and customer support requirements. Take your career to the next level with Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd! 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for proactive and successful management of assigned suppliers within the North American supplier portfolio
  • Hold suppliers accountable to contractual obligations, commitments, and Key Performance Indicators/Measures
  • Perform supplier risk analysis and monitor compliance with applicable regulations
  • Support cost reduction efforts within the supply chain
  • Communicate proactively with all Pilatus supply chain stakeholders
  • Escalate issues when needed according to roles and responsibilities 
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual terms with favorable results for the company
  • Develop underperforming suppliers to meet expectations and requirements 
  • Travel on short notice for in-person support as required
  • Support ongoing supplier management tasks
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and the procurement team in Switzerland
  • Collaborate with internal departments and stakeholders, including leading projects and meetings
  • Support determining and tracking supply chain KPIs
  • Support implementation of the overall global supply chain strategy
  • Work professionally in accordance with existing procurement procedures
  • Participate actively in the improvement of procurement processes and management of cross-divisional projects 
  • Identify process bottlenecks and support implementation of changes
  • Participate in special projects as required
  • Act as liaison for procurement activities in European and North American Pilatus offices


  • Minimum B.S. in Supply Chain Management or equivalent, graduate degree is an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a supply chain and/or strategic procurement role, aircraft industry experience is an advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice
  • Ability to develop relationships and interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders across varied business areas
  • Skilled negotiator with the ability to find creative resolutions to conflict
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of standard procurement contract terms and conditions
  • Experience with ERP/MRP software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination required for business-related travel
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15

 What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Annual employee incentive award program based on the achievement of certain business and individual performance goals
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year
  • Hiring range of $70,000 - $100,000 per year depending on experience

Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was founded in Broomfield, Colorado in 1996. Pilatus’ new 118,000 square foot facility is custom-designed to conduct aircraft interior and exterior completions for all PC-12 NG and PC-24 aircraft delivering to North and South America. This new completions center consolidates the operations Pilatus has performed at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport for over 20 years.  

With over 2,000 employees and about 120 apprentices at its headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and completion center in Broomfield, Colorado, the Pilatus family unites people from over 40 countries. We offer a secure, innovative, international, and sustainable work environment. Courage, vision, and outstanding performance have made us a strong company. Our culture is shaped by a high level of quality awareness, close customer relationships, and a high degree of employee commitment. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

To submit a paper application, please mail your resume to 12300 Pilatus Way, Broomfield, CO 80021 Attention: Human Resources. No walk-ins please.  If personalized assistance is needed to complete an online application for this position, please email with your request.