Buyer - Aerospace
Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements.
Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware.
This individual plans, schedules, places orders and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time.
Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy.
Heavily involved in hardware transition activities including all aspects of planning and transition execution.
Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked.
Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures
Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems..
Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system.
Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule.
Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and suppliers capacity and capabilities.
Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential.
Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.
Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.
Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
May require a bachelor's degree or 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Electronic Purchasing experience is highly desired.
Knowledge of SAP ERP is a plus.
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