Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Buyer Associate for an open position in Windsor Locks, CT.
This position will support the Space Systems Windsor Locks procurement group.
This group is responsible for the procurement of a variety of material including: machined parts, electronic parts and assemblies, and major subcontract/engineered items (i.e., supplier designed valves, motors, sensors, etc...).
All procurements are done on a spot-buy basis (no LTAs).
The selected candidate will support all phases of the procurement process from source selection and negotiations to post-award administration.
Other duties may include, but are not limited to: performing various reviews/audits at a supplier's facility, negotiating terms and conditions of purchase with the assistance of company Counsel, coordinating the resolution of supplier issues, reviewing and understanding supplier-generated program schedules, expediting orders to ensure on-time delivery of hardware and other deliverables, and the completion of ad hoc reports for management.
The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of procurement experience of the commodities noted above preferably in support of U.S. Government contracts and/or within the aerospace industry. A general; knowledge of FAR, DFAR, NFS and Export Control (ITAR & EAR) requirements is preferred.
The ability to read and understand blueprints and other technical data is highly desirable.