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Buyer 3

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer 3 for an opening in Grand Prairie, TX.

This Buyer will implement supply chain strategies resulting in annualized cost reduction, prepare and release RFQ's, perform selection, negotiate and contract execution with targeted suppliers. Will play a significant part in cost reduction efforts.
" Sources, purchases, plans, and schedules the movement of Direct Materials; parts, components, finished goods and related material through production and inventory process.
" Manages/Accountable for Supplier Relationships as assigned
" Identifies raw material, component, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules.
" Purchases, plans, and coordinates resulting material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
" Analyzes data and determines factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
" Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s)
" Coordinates and follows up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.

" Aerospace/automotive industry background Experience with SAP software
" Knowledge of machine parts, sheetmetal and structural assembly manufacturing.
" Strong Supplier Management Capabilities
" Knowledge of manufacturing methods and processes utilized in the manufacturing of aerospace structures and assemblies.
" Willingness and ability to support required business travel.
" Computer proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.

Accredited BA/BS Degree or equivalent and 6 years of related procurement experience.


Job Number: 179820
Job Location: Grand Prairie, TX
Rate: Up to $30.00 DOE
Duration: 6+ Months
Input Date: 06/12/2019
Last Updated: 07/15/2019
Attention: Silmese Graves
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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