Job Listing Description

Purchasing and Sales Engineer - Aerospace - Seattle WA

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop mutually beneficial supplier partnerships, which may include site visits, reoccurring performance meetings and hosting supplier visits.
Assist in the identification of suppliers to meet the specified product requirements. Discuss feasibility, supplier capacity, specifications and other factors related to supplier selection and order placement.
Acquire and maintain detailed knowledge of supply chain in an organized database.
Set MRP parameters for items affected by sourcing projects; and follow up with suppliers to assure on-time delivery utilizing existing systems.
Collaborate with our plant Quality Engineers to perform or assist in supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards world class performance.
Utilize project management tools to manage and communicate sourcing project statuses to larger teams.
Achieve material cost reduction through value engineering and supply chain optimization.
Ensure early supplier involvement in the product development process.
Understand and follow all SOP%u2019s for the purchasing area.
Analyze and follow continuous process improvement principles for work flow ordering and receiving of goods and services
Assist in bench marking of material, labor and energy indexes and trends which affect pricing models
Assist and Support other employees, teams and sales personnel as necessary.
Ability to coordinate cross functional teams (R&D, Supply Chain, Planning, Quality) to achieve project timing completion and value add.
Update material pricing in MRP systems as needed

Bachelor%u2019s degree in a technical discipline, supply chain management, business or related field or equivalent education and related training.
Key Skills

Minimum 5 years related work experience (Relevant experience in supply chain highly desired)
Experience working on project-based initiatives
High degree of communication is a must. Will have frequent communication with staff, corporate staff and throughout the supply chain.
Person must be able to work independently with limited supervision
Job Number: JRR042020c
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Rate: D.O.E.
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: LT
Start Date: 2020
Input Date: 05/14/2020
Last Updated: 05/31/2020
Attention: Jason Ruppert
Address: 2333 SEA WAY BLVD STE 212
City, State: EVERETT, WA 98203
Phone: 206/368-9812
Fax Phone: 206/237-8950

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