Job Listing Description

Commodity Buyer

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

Commodity Buyer to join the procurement team with an aim to provide significant supply chain value for the company and continually improve the organization as a result. The procurement team is responsible for the sourcing of goods and services for our WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) and SpaceShipTwo (SS2) vehicles and other programs as they arise. A strong background in aerospace is essential.
Support Commodity Manager in sourcing, purchasing, and tracking machined parts, components, and tools
Monitor and coordinate expediting purchasing activity based on program needs and the IMS
Work with suppliers to monitor order status in support of overall organizational schedules and goals and relay any pertinent information to the internal customers being supported
Monitor open Purchase Orders closely to ensure that the Purchase Order reflects the current scope of work
Maintains records in accordance with established policies, procedures, and audit guidelines

Possess an established track record of procuring machined parts per 2D and 3D engineering within an aviation or manufacturing setting
A positive attitude and strong willingness to work as a team
Ability to extract, review, and interpret 2D engineering prints is preferred
Ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks or projects
Strong ability to successfully work with internal and external teams to raise roadblocks/challenges and bring them to closure
Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality
Knowledge of internal and external auditing
Experience and strong computer skills using MS Office Suite and various MRP/ERP systems, Oracle is preferred but not required
Ability to document work in progress and maintain effective records
Ability to perform complex tasks, as well as analyze and solve problems
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast- paced, start-up environment
Good negotiation, conflict resolution and/or mediation skills
Strong attention to detail

Accredited Bachelor's degree or comparable purchasing experience/combination thereof


Job Number: 179917
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 09/23/2019
Last Updated: 11/17/2019
Attention: Chelsie Goodreau
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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