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Buyer (Aerospace/Avionics/Space)

Long Beach, CA

Company: Confidential
Job Title: Buyer
Location: Orange County, CA

What We’re Looking For:
We are seeking a Buyer to manage routine procurement tasks such as coordinating with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery, assisting with negotiations, and maintaining accurate records.

A Day In The Life:
Working cross-functionally with various departments to ensure the right parts are purchased at cost effective pricing and delivered in a timely manner, the Buyer will contribute independently, actively seeking opportunities for process improvement, and demonstrating strong problem-solving skills.

Additional Responsibilities To Include:
  • Obtain quotes and support in the negotiation and procurement of materials and services for the best value
  • Prepare required paperwork for Purchase order packages, shippers, RFPs/RFQs, supplier and interdepartmental correspondence, etc.
  • Verify accuracy of all documentation including but not limited to supplier proposals to purchase orders, file documentation, invoices, receipts and signed purchase orders
  • Assist other departments by obtaining samples and data books for Engineering, Certifications of Inspection, and clarifying paperwork for Receiving, Inspection, and Accounting, etc.
  • Invoice negotiate with suppliers when suppliers-caused rework occurs
  • Process rejected materials back to supplier within a timely manner of receipt
  • Report accurate and up-to-date information in production team meetings as assigned
  • Conduct desk audits on a weekly basis to determine if the desk queue is meeting company standards of placing requisitions, updating purchase orders, processing, tracing to completion to avoid delivery impact, and ensuring suppliers are meeting current quality acceptance and on-time delivery goals

What You'll Need To Have:
  • General understanding of engineering, process, assembly, and traveler documentation
  • Minimum of 3 years of direct experience
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of engineering and production drawings
  • Knowledge of ISO and AS controls and regulations
  • Proficient use of MRP systems; MAS90/Sage, SAP, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of database management systems; Omnify or equivalent
  • Proficient user of Windows and Microsoft Office software

What We're Offering:

  • Base Salary 70k - 80k+ (DOE)
  • Benefits 100% paid for employee
  • Vacation 3 weeks
  • Holidays
  • PTO
  • Company Laptop
  • Mobile Stipend
  • Company Credit Card
  • Tuition and Certification Assistance

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