Job Listing Description

Indirect Buyer Specialist

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Indirect Buyer Specialist, in Trumbull, CT.
  • The Buyer Specialist is a key aftermarket supply chain position with the responsibility to ensure critical support is provided for our Helicopter customers operating around the world.
  • Activities revolve around processing repairs, supplier quotes, etc. using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as the primary processing environment for the Trumbull Commercial Aftermarket MRO & Repairs. 

Assigned Duties: 

  • The Buyer Specialist's role will be responsible for the delivery, cost, and quality of their respective repair vendors. 
  • The analyst must take ownership for all vendors within their jurisdiction from a strategic and transactional vantage point. 
  • Maintain open repair orders and issue supplier performance reports as needed 
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual terms. 
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance issues. 
  • Expediting and coordinating material requirements to suppliers for repaired Trumbull components. 
  • Manage the return and speedy replacement of defective materials. 
  • Review and qualify new and existing suppliers as needed. Supplier surveys may include site visitation involving the auditing of supplier procedures used in the repair of products and services. 
  • Managing communication with customers related to pricing, contract flow down, civil airworthiness certification, quality and delivery. 
  • Monitor supplier portal to ensure suppliers are properly maintaining commit dates. 
  • Make recommendations to suppliers to enable them to better serve and conduct business in a co-operative and ethical manner in accordance with Lockheed Martin Company guidelines to achieve departmental and company business objectives as defined by management. 
  • Manage weekly metrics and goal. 
  • Other tasks as assigned by management. 

Skills Required: 
  • Strong computer skills MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and SAP ERP System skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills, business judgment and adaptability skills. 
  • Communicate effectively with internal/external customers and management using written and or verbal methods as required. 
  • High level of data analysis and reporting experience 


Experience Required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. 
  • 3-5 years’ experience in working with external vendors and setting performance standards of excellence. 
  • Previous experience with SAP ERP system a Plus but not a requirement. 
  • Ability to influence and aggressively hold suppliers accountable to established performance metrics. 
  • Identifying Process improvements using client Enterprise Excellence Continuous Process improvement principles & methods. 
  • Establish strong relationships with our supply base and Trumbull MRO Shop management. 
  • Focus on results and be proactive. 
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. 
  • 3-5 years’ experience in working with external vendors and setting performance standards of excellence. 
  • Previous experience with SAP ERP system a Plus but not a requirement. 
  • Ability to influence and aggressively hold suppliers accountable to established performance metrics. 
  • Identifying Process improvements using client Enterprise Excellence Continuous Process improvement principles & methods. 
  • Establish strong relationships with our supply base and Trumbull O&R Shop management and technicians. 
  • Focus on results and be proactive. 
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative. 
  • Must be an excellent Team player. 
  • Able to adapt and work on a fast paced environment 
  • Bachelors' Degree

 
Job Number: 1910100760
Job Location: Trumbull, CT
Duration: 17 months
Input Date: 04/11/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Chris O\'Connor
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284
Email: northeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T0000033coVQAQ&URLSource=cjhunter

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