Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Location

Yaphank, New York

Employment Type

Permanent

Industry

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job ID

9214


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The Senior Buyer is responsible for all aspects of supplier management for their assigned suppliers and/or commodities. He/she shall ensure all material arrives in accordance with quality standards, on time to business need and within cost expectations. She/he will be a self-starter with a high level of ownership and a bias for action.


Job Description:

Salary : $80000 - $100000

Responsibilities

  • The Senior Buyer is responsible for all aspects of supplier management for their assigned suppliers and/or commodities
  • He/she shall ensure all material arrives in accordance with quality standards, on time to business need and within cost expectations
  • She/he will be a self starter with a high level of ownership and a bias for action
  • Normally performs routine work without requiring detailed instructions on new projects or assignments
  • Independently carries out Procurement processes, standards, and operational plans, including RFPs, negotiation preparations, and cost analysis
  • Drive actions to mitigate potential delivery delays by identifying risks, performing root cause analysis and development of recovery plans to bring shipments back in-line with customer requirements
  • Coordinates all activities related to procurement beginning with intent to purchase through delivery
  • Responsible for supplier metrics, approvals, and risk assessments for assigned group of suppliers
  • Analyzes the requirements, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed
  • Issues RFQ’s and PO’s and/or IDWA’s in accordance with company and government regulations
  • Solicits and evaluates proposals
  • Supports engineering with material and vendor selection for new, current, and revised products
  • Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements
  • Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used
  • Negotiates the lowest possible total landed cost balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations
  • Assures material is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, meets the quality standards of the company and aligns with inventory level expectations
  • Process and resolve non-conformances in the quality management system by coordination of vendor deviation requests, return material authorizations and corrective actions
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records


Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience
  • Prior experience working within the aerospace industry or a manufacturing environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-sufficient time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • This position requires either a US Person or a non-US Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

 

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Contact Details:

Vince DeMonte

Director of Recruiting

Executive Alliance

vince@execsallied.com

www.execsallied.com

direct dial - 631.498.8329