Coordinate material requirements with Engineering, Finance, Logistics and Procurement to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedule to proactively identify and address any issues.
Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, supplies, and services by verifying purchase requisitions, item specifications, and preparing, forwarding, and monitoring purchase orders.
Lead the functional analysis and design discussions, advising clients on the use of the solutions based on best practices and the customers business processes focusing on inventory management and production planning and execution.
In this role, you will collaborates across the organization and builds working relationships with Business Units and partners to ensure process solutions are compliant, efficient and adaptable to business units, sites and functions throughout the world.
Under the general direction of the Purchasing Manager, the Sr. Buyer is responsible for the management and procurement of complex PWBs, electronic components, materials and services, which can be in support of government contracts.
Directs and coordinates program activities designed to ensure effective and efficient economic support. Analyzes and evaluates design concepts to determine if concepts satisfy support requirements; studies the relative supportability of alternative concepts. Anticipates logistics problems related to operational area and environmental and human factors.
Conduct logistics engineering evaluations of selected components of the weapon systems to identify variances in the actual performances versus logistic support analysis projections and recommend changes to the LSA databases.
Responsible for planning, placing, and maintaining purchase orders, managing inventory levels while also staying within a given financial spending plan, expediting material when necessary, sourcing of suppliers, and reporting on given metrics.
The buyer will attend program material/status meetings and production meetings as required. Travel to suppliers may be required. As a senior buyer, will perform as unofficial lead and devleop buyers by guiding them as needed and assist a supervisor.
Under consultative direction, this position is responsible for purchasing complex and mission critical machinery and equipment, fabricated parts, tools, raw material, other supplies and services necessary to support assigned contract(s), subcontract(s) or an internal organization(s).
In this role, you will manage purchase order progress, including working with suppliers and other supporting departments ( e.g., quality, microbiology, engineering ) to ensure production plans are met.
Assisting A/P with all vendor changes of address and contact information; resolving all price discrepancies on invoices by checking original requisitions and POs, calling vendors regarding disputed invoices and terms and requesting proof of deliveries from vendors when necessary.