Job Listing Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Cypress, CA.

Analyzes demand and plans supply in accordance, ensures efficient and quality execution of requirements and purchasing action messages, manages supplier delivery, quality, and cost performance and improvement.
Role Assignment
" Acts as authorized agent of the company, making financial commitments and managing key supplier relationships to ensure supply chain performance
" Manages complex supplier accounts, requiring advanced knowledge of commodity, supply base, and program
" Responsible for key suppliers, significant spend, and challenging supply chain problem resolution
" Provides peer review and oversight to junior Purchasing Agents
" Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter

Purchasing Execution
" Make daily purchases and input into MRP system based on demand, while analyzing the quality, specifications, and delivery requirements
" Ensure just in time supply aligns with loaded demand to maintain inventory targets
" Send out quotations for bid on non-contracted items, and negotiate best price
" Interface with planning and purchasing Integrated Program Team (IPT) to ensure any changes in schedule or requirements are flowed down to suppliers
" Review purchase orders regularly and follow up on unconfirmed orders, past due items, etc.

Supplier Management
" Generate effective communication, good relationships, and a positive image with suppliers, promoting courtesy, objectivity, and fairness
" Act as authorized agent of the company and primary contact to assigned suppliers
" Proactively manage suppliers and regularly assess performance to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
" Manage program shortages and ensure supplier commitments are communicated to IPT Lead
" Review non-conformance reports (NCRs) against supplier product and communicate and coordinate disposition
" Identifies and mitigates risk, solves problems, and escalates as needed to IPT Lead and/or Purchasing Manager

" Minimum 3 years of supply chain/purchasing/sourcing experience
" MRP system experience
" MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
" Strong written and verbal business communications abilities
" Self-starter with ability to drive improvement, meet timeliness and objectives
" Identifying problems working with teams to solve through leading actions collaboratively
" Ability to analyze and communicate requirements
" Ability to apply Supply Chain past experience to current environment and modify as needed
" Ability to negotiate, influence, and win respect
" Ability to make timely decisions and take action
" Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule and strategy to stakeholders
" Customer service oriented

" Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or program management
" Previous experience supporting manufacturing, aerospace preferred
" Ability to read and analyze engineering prints

Accredited Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

M-F + Daily OT
1st Shift start (flexible 7 or 8:00 am) - 8 Hour Shift

Job Number: 181532
Job Location: Cypress, CA
Rate: $25 to $30.00 DOE
Input Date: 09/09/2019
Last Updated: 10/22/2019
Attention: Chelsie Goodreau
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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