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.
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).