Sr. Buyer . Aerospace Mfg.

Brea, CA 92821

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 16379 Pay Rate: 85K to 100K

Job Description


 

Buyer

 

Obtains requirements by verifying purchase requisitions, preparing, forwarding, and monitoring purchase orders; manage vendors to control deliveries and inventory levels, and authorize payments as required.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Works under minimal supervision to perform standard duties in support of the purchasing function of the organization.
  • Work with Engineering and Quality to qualify new vendors.
  • Prepare and review Requests for Quotation.
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list, clarifying unclear items and ensuring proper signature authority.
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying quality specifications and customer requirements.
  • Negotiate price and delivery with vendors, enter and schedule purchase orders accordingly.
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers and monitoring, expediting, rescheduling, or cancelling orders as required.
  • Resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
  • Authorizes payment for purchases when required.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing status reports and reporting on results as required.
  • Measures and reports supplier performance to management, reviews data with supplier on a quarterly basis (supplier scorecard), and maintains supplier ASL information.
  • Regularly updates status on end-of-life, discontinued, back order, and allocation status of inventory items, and capacity and lead time of critical suppliers.

 

Education/Previous Experience Requirements
  • 4 year degree preferred, extensive purchasing experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of Purchasing experience
  • Certification a plus (CPIM or APICS)
  • Lean certification or experience
  • Demonstrated negotiating skills
  • Knowledge and extensive experience with Supply Management tools, VMI, Kanban, JIT, etc.
  • Proficiency with ERP/MRP software systems, ManMan preferred

 

Buyer

 

Obtains requirements by verifying purchase requisitions, preparing, forwarding, and monitoring purchase orders; manage vendors to control deliveries and inventory levels, and authorize payments as required.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Works under minimal supervision to perform standard duties in support of the purchasing function of the organization.
  • Work with Engineering and Quality to qualify new vendors.
  • Prepare and review Requests for Quotation.
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list, clarifying unclear items and ensuring proper signature authority.
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying quality specifications and customer requirements.
  • Negotiate price and delivery with vendors, enter and schedule purchase orders accordingly.
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers and monitoring, expediting, rescheduling, or cancelling orders as required.
  • Resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
  • Authorizes payment for purchases when required.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing status reports and reporting on results as required.
  • Measures and reports supplier performance to management, reviews data with supplier on a quarterly basis (supplier scorecard), and maintains supplier ASL information.
  • Regularly updates status on end-of-life, discontinued, back order, and allocation status of inventory items, and capacity and lead time of critical suppliers.

 

Education/Previous Experience Requirements
  • 4 year degree preferred, extensive purchasing experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of Purchasing experience
  • Certification a plus (CPIM or APICS)
  • Lean certification or experience
  • Demonstrated negotiating skills
  • Knowledge and extensive experience with Supply Management tools, VMI, Kanban, JIT, etc.
  • Proficiency with ERP/MRP software systems, ManMan preferred

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Greg Athans
Senior Director Executive Placement

Greg is a dedicated and hardworking professional who is your go-to recruiter for all things related to engineering, supply chain, operations, and executive level recruiting.  He brings with him over 15 years’ experience in finding talent for small to Fortune 100 organizations with his success founded on building relationships and in providing top-level customer service.   Greg is consistently a top performer, and the recipient of numerous company awards.

Greg is an avid Cubs fan; enjoys Marvel movies; Discovery, History, and is a Science Channel fan!  Greg is 100% Greek

If you are ever in the mood to break some plates, and yell Opa!, He is your guy!

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