Job Listing Description

Sr. Buyer

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

• Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic components, mechanical components and electro-mechanical components.
• Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.
• Able to perform cost/price analysis.
• 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.
• Work with Planners to maintain inventory levels consistent with production requirements and targeted inventory goals.
• Prepare reports, attend meetings and respond to special assignments.
• Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities.
• Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned.

7+ years’ experience in procurement; 3 years’ experience directly related to defence/aerospace procurements.
*Minimum 5 years purchasing electronics and circuit card assemblies (CCA’s)
*Minimum 5 years in Low Volume / High Mix aerospace/defense manufacturing companies
Must have basic knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements

Experience working within defence/aerospace manufacturing company with low volume/high mix production requirements. Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals. Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system.
*Cable Assemblies
*Power Supplies
*Sheet Metal Fabrication
*Electro-Mechanical Assemblies

Special Certifications :CPM or APICS certification preferred

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

9/80, 1st Shift

Job Number: 182095
Job Location: Sylmar, CA
Rate: $37 to $45.00 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 10/03/2019
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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