176874 - Buyer - CA
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$25 to $30.00 DOE
Temp to Hire

Chipton Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Cypress, CA

Job Summary:
The Buyers primary function is to acquire goods and services at a competitive price, delivery, and top quality via the issuance of a purchase order. This job will report to the Sr. Manager Purchasing.

Summary of Duties:
" Makes daily purchases within allotted program/division based on requisitions and analyze the quality, specifications and delivery requirements.
" Sends out quotations for bid on non-contracted items (three quotes minimum are required) and negotiates best price.
" Enters purchase orders into MRP system (Royal IV) and issues to supplier via fax or e-mail.
" Reviews purchase orders on a weekly basis via Royal IV reporting system and follows up on past due items plus requirements due in coming weeks.
" Highlights any problem areas and reports to Purchasing Manager.
" Interacts with Planning and Production to ensure any changes in production requirements are flowed down to suppliers.
" Generates effective communication, good relationships, and a positive image with suppliers and co-workers promoting courtesy, objectivity and fairness.
" Liaise with planners to control scheduling of parts to ensure stock levels meet demands while staying within stock level buffers.
" Review non conformance reports (NCRs) written against suppliers and to relays information to them.
" Updates suppliers with engineering changes and drawings.
" Reviews supplier performance.
" Locate new suppliers (if necessary).
" Work on assigned projects as requested

Education: AA is preferred or equivalent education.
Experience: A minimum of 1 - 5 years of previous experience with supply chain management is preferred or equivalent purchasing experience.
Computer Skill: Familiar with Windows Operating System®, Office XP®, and with MRP systems and the ability to type a minimum of 50 words per minute.
Other Skills: Good phone etiquette, organized and the ability to read engineering prints.
Description: Intermediate level.

Work Schedule:
1st Shift, 5/40

Rochelle Anderson at randerson@chiptonross.com
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

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

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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.