Job Listing Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in San Diego, CA.

Under the general direction of the Manager, Procurement and Subcontracts, the Buyer is responsible for the management and procurement of hardware, microwave, and electronic components, which can be in support of U.S. government contracts. We are looking for candidates who strive for excellence, believe in continuous improvement, and want to join a growing team in an opportunity rich environment.
Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic, microwave and electro-mechanical components, and services related to both design and production requirements.
Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.
Source, evaluate and qualify new and existing Suppliers.
Support and promote Client supplier diversity program and ensure inclusion in procurement process.
Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, including supplier development and continuous process/cost improvements.
Negotiate terms and conditions.
Perform cost/price analysis for all types of commodities and services.
Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or termination.
Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action when necessary.
Work with Material Planners and Program Managers to maintain component delivery commitments consistent with production and program requirements.
Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws (Federal Acquisition Regulations, Sarbanes/Oxley, etc.).
Prepare reports, attend meetings and respond to special assignments.
Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned.

Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) familiarity is required.
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) is required.
Ability to read fabrication prints, drawings, and specifications.
Knowledge of RF, military or aerospace component requirements.
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
Knowledge of and experience with ERP; Infor LN experience is a plus
Lean and/or Six Sigma experience preferred.
APICS, ISM, PMP, or Contract Management certification preferred.
Knowledge of Purchasing in the electronics industry with at least 3 + years of recent and relevant experience.
Proficient negotiation skills, strong verbal aptitude, and excellent writing skills.
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office capabilities (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
Must be process-oriented, with strong continuous improvement and problem solving skills.
Must have experience purchasing electronic components.

Accredited B.S. degree in Supply Chain, Business or Economics preferred, or equivalent education required.

9/80, 1st Shift

Job Number: 180623
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Rate: $30 to $42.00 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 08/07/2019
Attention: Chelsie Goodreau
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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