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BUYER - Aerospace/Defense

Inglewood, CA 90302

Posted: 07/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Buyers and Purchasing Agents Job Number: 82450


Procure materials, hardware, components and services required to ensure timely completion of customer contract at a competitive price.  Assist Sales department in cost estimating goods and services proposed to ongoing and present customers.
  • Select appropriate suppliers to quote contractual/blueprint requirements
  • Quote multiple vendors (if required) to ensure best quality, price and delivery of products
  • Negotiate best value by means of either long-term agreements, package pricing target setting, forecasting or terms of payment
  • Generate electronic purchase orders
  • Obtain approvals from the Vice President of Corporate Purchasing, Purchasing Manager and Quality Director prior to placing orders
  • Assist Sales Department with current market pricing and estimates
  • Other duties or responsibilities assigned on an as-needed basis
  • Experience in aerospace and defense industry with buying manufacturing hardware 
  • Experience with MRP/ERP software and SAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Must be able to speak/read/write English
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs

Experience required in the following:
  • Quality Planning
  • Supplier Control
  • Purchasing
  • Product Identification and traceability
  • Control of non-confirming material
  • Corrective and Preventive Action
  • Handling, Storage, Packaging, Preservation and Delivery
  • Quality Records
  • Training 

This position must meet export control compliance requirements.   All applicants must be “ U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined:   a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.
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