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Job Number6068
Job TitleBuyer
Salary Range$65K
RequirementsBachelors Degree required Minimum of 3 years of supply chain experience and some purchasing experience Ability to read and interpret blueprints/schematics Understand Material Requirements Planning (MRP); MS Office Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance
DescriptionResponsible for analyzing, selecting and committing company resources through contracts and agreements for the procurement of goods and services in support of company purchasing objectives, policies and requirements Monitors production control activities, assesses requirements and plans for purchases to fulfill business needs; ensures adequate flow of information with business units and suppliers concerning progress of materials, anticipated delivery schedules. Processes purchase orders and change orders; resolves conflicts related to purchase orders and inventory. Monitors and analyzes inventory and/or contractual material plans to plan forecasts of time-sensitive materials, and to recover losses from billing discrepancies and order changes. Resolves conflicts related to inventory, quality, delivery, and invoicing.  Collaborates with internal customers through various methods to understand the needs of the business and provides procurement services to support production schedules. Issues requests for competitive bids, evaluates and selects suppliers/business transactions, executes the negotiation. Tracks performance and files pertinent information regarding supplier quality compliance to ensure AS9100/NADCAP requirements are satisfied. Maintains adequate documentation to support government/customer contractual requirements, including but not limited to various reports, statements of work and audit documentation; ensures documentation remains accessible to pertinent parties as needed. Sources and qualifies new suppliers, and assists existing suppliers to improve in areas of cost and quality through continuous improvement plans and techniques.  Develops and executes processes related to the negotiation, evaluation and selection of suppliers and business transactions; continuously identifies areas of improvement.