Sr Buyer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Posted on 04/18/18 by MH Veeresh
Garden Grove, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Posted on 04/18/18 MH Veeresh

Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. 

Responsibilities include: 

? Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements. 

? Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked. 

? This individual plans, schedules, and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time. 

? Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems. 

? Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware. Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system. 

? Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule 

? Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier?s capacity and capabilities. 

? Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time. 

? Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential. 

? Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures 

? Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job. 

? Manage supplier forecast and PO acknowledgement process through Honeywell web portal. 


Basic Qualifications: 

?Bachelor's degree in business or technical field recommended with minimum 4-6years of purchasing 

Additional Qualifications: 

? Project Management Experience 

? Must be proficient in MRP (SAPexperience a plus). 

?Six Sigma Certification a plus. 

? Aerospace Experience 

?Experience in an automated EDI environment is preferred. 

? Knowledge of production control and material manufacturing methods is highly desired. 

? Prior experience in manufacturing. 

? Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment. 

? Ability to handle multiple customers/priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions 

? Demonstrated experience and leadership in order management and logistics. 

? Possesses excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills. 

? Proficient in MS Office Applications 

? Prior experience in E-Auction Marketplace 

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