Job Listing Description

Buyer - NH

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer II for an opening in Londonderry, NH.

Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic, mechanical, optical and/or electro-mechanical components.
Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, terms and conditions, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.
Monitor MRP action and exception messages daily, place orders, and align supply and demand daily.
Track material status to production need date. Follow through on action items to align schedule and provide clear and open communication with planners and materials managers.
Analyze atypical material requirements versus inventory and order status, determine criticality, coordinate with suppliers to develop plans, and make recommendations to management
Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations.
Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary.
Maintain accurate and consistent master data
Support bids and proposals and NPI processes by target pricing initiatives
Verifies and approves payment of invoices for orders received as required with accounts payable driving resolution of issues.
Deliver cost savings, payment channel compliance and supplier optimization
Assess change needs, impacts, and stakeholder management activities and support change management integration activities
Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Develop and maintain supplier profiles.
Investigate and Develop negotiation plans
Develop alternate sources while reducing overall vendor base.
Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
Studies market trends and interviews suppliers. Make recommendations to management of suppliers to be placed on the approved vendor list
Conduct Supply risk mitigation analysis and develop contingency plans
Always perform Procurement activities with the highest ethical standards consistent with company policies and requirements.
Ensures small business program is utilized and guidelines followed
Ensure complete flow-down of customer contractual requirements

A minimum 5-7 years relevant procurement experience,
Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals.
Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system. ERP experience in Materials/Procurement modules
Above average knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Experience purchasing electronic, mechanical, optical and electro-mechanical components.
Experience with developing RFQ/RFP, negotiations, contracts, preparing financial analysis, material acquisition, expediting and coordination of shipping arrangements.
Experience with managing multiple commodity areas and tasks effectively in a fast paced work environment.
Knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements a plus
Scope information:

CPM or APICS certification preferred

BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field, preferred.

9/80, 1st Shift, Full-Time
Job Number: 164665
Job Location: Londonderry, NH
Rate: $25 to $35.00 DOE
Duration: 4 Months
Input Date: 10/17/2017
Attention: LaVada Pulley
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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