Job Listing Description


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

Issue requests for quotation/bid/proposal & analyze supplier quotes to determine best source in terms of cost, conformance to requirements, and delivery
Generate reliable cost estimates that accurately reflect the cost and customer requirements.
Organize data and estimates from various functional areas into cohesive, auditable and consistent cost packages.
Analyzes material estimates to ensure cohesiveness and consistency with the Proposal Action Plan.
Develops material cost histories and estimates to support proposal packages, audits, and negotiations.
Document fair and reasonable pricing per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by performing cost and and/or price analysis.
Maintain accurate PO documentation per FAR/ Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) requirements and internal policies and procedures
Purchase required materials, equipment, and services in accordance with the established Division and Corporate Procedures and Work Instructions.
Meet established PPV (Purchase Price Variance) targets for cost reduction and cost avoidance.
Initiate and maintain effective and professional relationships with suppliers.
Select, develop and maintain suppliers capable of meeting quality, cost, timing and technology expectations
Support Client objectives by ensuring supplier commitment to continuous improvement
Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws (FAR, S/OX, etc.)
Provide information / data, through outside contacts, on new materials, equipment, processes, and lead-time to respective department heads for their review.
Advise respective department heads of economic conditions, obsolescence
Negotiate cost savings and cost avoidance.
Monitor - status open purchase orders to ensure punctual delivery.
Resolve and process accounts payable / invoice discrepancies.
Aide in resolution of receiving discrepancies.
Negotiate the return of non-conforming material and services.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Department Manager.

Purchasing experience utilizing ERP and MRP (i.e.: Infor LN, Infor Visual, SAP, BAAN)
Experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word and Excel)
Purchasing experience utilizing Infor LN or BAAN preferred
Commodity purchasing experience of electronic components & machined parts preferred
APICS, purchasing (ISM) or Purchasing Professional certification preferred
Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel preferred
Small Business Professional Certification preferred

B.S. Degree in business, engineering or equivalent with Two years of purchasing experience with at least 1 year experience using FAR/DFARs flow downs within the manufacturing & AD industry. (Or 2 years post-secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience; Or Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience)


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Job Number: 189899
Job Location: Bristol, PA
Rate: $27 to $32.00 DOE
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 06/08/2021
Attention: LaVada Pulley
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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