Job Listing Description

Junior Buyer

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Junior Buyer for an opening in Philadelphia, PA.

• Taking daily direction from management and senior buyers
• Performing many of the tactical procurement duties in the Purchasing Organization
• Procuring and expediting goods and services per the current “Terms and Conditions” with the assurance of maximum quality, minimum cost and timely delivery
• Collaborating with other functional organizations such a receiving, inspection and engineering to assure no product process bottlenecks
• Having daily interaction with suppliers to ensure the open commitment report is received and responded to by the supply base
• Maintaining records concerning government contracts, small business administration records, Purchase Order (PO) packages, including all justifications and approvals
• Maintaining of Equal Opportunity and Non-Segregated certifications
• Ordering material per “ERP” documents in conjunction with experience, history and economics
• Creating PO package with all required documentation; i.e., Price Analysis, Justification Worksheet, PPV, Excess, etc.
• Expediting critical shortages, reduce IR and SCAR counts, reduce open invoices, monitor, cancel and reschedule messages
• Performing purchase quantity analysis to obtain best possible price and reduce PPV
• Coordinating Marketing requests for proposals. Use price model to perform material analysis
• Procuring materials and services in a timely fashion on the basis of company requirements
• Creating and maintaining proposal price models for customer quotations
• Continuously seeking out new suppliers to increase supply resource, cost reduction and improve quality
• Maintaining the current blueprint revision level and quality requirements
• Maintaining purchase order files in compliance with the FAR
• Reviewing price breaks and establishing it with vendor for additional economic purchases versus high-level inventories
• Establishing and maintaining good relationship with vendors and strive to increase a business-like atmosphere
• Keeping abreast of market prices, newly developed materials and manufacturing procedures
• Keeping management informed of updated developments, which occur outside of the Company
• Ensuring confidentiality of proprietary information
• Maintaining professional attitude
• Coordinating correspondence with suppliers on quality, delivery and PPV performance
• Maintaining required reports and records including supplier corrective actions
• Keeping calendars and schedules, makes travel arrangements
• Typing, filing, shorthand, as required.
• Utilizing personal computer for word processing and spreadsheet applications
• Demonstrating general knowledge of SPD organizational structure, products and policies
• Performing other duties as required

• CPSM/CPIM certification preferred
• Engineering oriented with direct experience in purchasing machined parts, sheet metal, welding, injection moldings, castings, forgings, or other mechanical commodities
• Minimum 5 years’ experience utilizing ERP system within a manufacturing environment to procure material
• Active membership and participation within a Purchasing Management Association, certification preferred
• PWA/PCB experience – Desired
• Experience in Government Procurements per FAR / DAR
• Business experience,
• Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to understand engineering documents
• Ability to interpret and negotiate contracts
• Strong ability to reason/problem solving skills
• Ability to supervise subordinates
• Effective utilization of an ERP system to purchase goods and services within a manufacturing environment
• Commodity buying and market place knowledge and experience in the commodities assigned
• Ability to organize and prioritize work. Being self-directed and multi-tasking is essential

Accredited Business/technical degree preferred or equivalent

9/80, 1st Shift

Job Number: 176722
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Rate: Up to $38.00 DOE
Duration: 3 Months
Input Date: 04/04/2019
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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