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Sr. Buyer

Sylmar, CA 91342

Posted: 10/02/2019 Employment Type: Contract Category: Supply Chain & Procurement Job Number: 83783

Major purpose: * Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic components, mechanical components and electro-mechanical components.
  • Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.
  • Able to perform cost/price analysis.
  • Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations.
  • Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
  • Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Work with Planners to maintain inventory levels consistent with production requirements and targeted inventory goals.
  • Prepare reports, attend meetings and respond to special assignments.
  • Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities.
  • Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned.

Technical Functions/Skills:

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.: Educational Requirements: BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field, preferred.

Minimum Experience Requirements: 7+ years experience in procurement; 3 years experience directly related to defence/aerospace procurements.

Preferred Experience Requirements: Experience working within defence/aerospace manufacturing company with low volume/high mix production requirements. Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals. Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system.

Special Certifications: CPM or APICS certification preferred

Specific/Special Skills: Must have basic knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements
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