176032 - Buyer - CA
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Huntington Beach
Up to $24.00 DOE
Temp to Hire
Chipton Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Huntington Beach, CA

Assists and supports co-workers in the procurement of goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts and supplies.

" On a daily basis reviews MRP system and actions required and takes timely action to ensure supply availability and inventory optimization.
" Responsible for analyzing requirements for production's master schedule (6wks out) and reviewing current forecast for purchased items.
" Purchase/expedite components, supplies, equipment, and services for the Company, consistent with meeting requirements of quality, delivery and quantity.
" Manages with suppliers any drawing changes, cancelations or rescheduling activities
" Ensures prompt delivery of requirements
" Ensures timely Order confirmation by supplier.
" Updates order acknowledgment dates in the system
" Provides Open Order report to Supplier on a weekly basis.
" Coordinates sub-contracted orders and creates all required paperwork
" Requests physical counts of raw material and work in process (WIP) inventory, identifying and solving inventory variances.
" Works with all teams involve ensuring timely assessment of failed product in incoming Inspection or Production inspection and addresses any purchasing related issues.
" Works with Development Planning group in order to support any required actions related to new Engineering Drawings or any Design Changes.
" Reviews shortages in existing backlogs and advises planning department and management when on-time order delivery is in jeopardy
" Works with Production planners on a daily basis to monitor any urgent requirements.
" Reviews and takes any actions requested from MRB findings and squawks.
" Inputs data into various systems and creates/prepares reports for meetings.
" Secure,analyze quotations and negotiate prices with suppliers.
" Solve problems related to Purchase Order and/or Invoicing discrepancies
" Provide assistance in the resolution of discrepant material through coordination with internal departments and suppliers
" Perform purchasing related data entry.
" Establish and maintain sound professional working partnership relationships with suppliers
" Monitor supplier delivery quality and performance. Drive corrective action with non- conforming vendors.
" Create debits/credits with suppliers
" Must be organized and possess time management skills and skills to adapt to priority changes.
" Establish and maintain positive interdepartmental and intra-departmental working relationships
" Works in additional projects assigned by Management.

" Three or more years of experience in purchasing are required.
" College degree is preferred (Preferably a degree in Supply Chain management or related field) or comparable experience
" APICS and/or ISM certification preferred
" Windows Operating system and Windows Office proficiency is required.
" Knowledge in Drawing Applications and understanding of drawings is required.
" Solid understanding of Production Planning and Production Scheduling best practices and principles is required.
" LN knowledge desired.
" Demonstrated ability to work well at all levels of the organization with both engineering and non-engineering personnel.
" Proven ability to collaborate and solid track record of excellent customer service.

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40

Silmese Graves at sgraves@chiptonross.com
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.