180807 - Sr Buyer
Industry
PRO
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Sylmar
State
CA
Rate
$37 to $45.00 DOE
Duration
5 Months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Buyer for an opening in Sylmar, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic components, mechanical components and electro-mechanical components.
• Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.
• Able to perform cost/price analysis.
• Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations.
• Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
• Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary.
• Work with Planners to maintain inventory levels consistent with production requirements and targeted inventory goals.
• Prepare reports, attend meetings and respond to special assignments.
• Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities.
• Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
7+ years’ experience in procurement; 3 years’ experience directly related to defence/aerospace procurements.
Must have basic knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements
*Minimum 5 years purchasing electronics and circuit card assemblies (CCA’s)
*Minimum 5 years in aerospace/defense manufacturing companies
*Familiar with ITAR; FAR; DFAR regulations and requirements

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Experience working within defence/aerospace manufacturing company with low volume/high mix production requirements. Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals. Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system.
CPM or APICS certification preferred
Other commodities are a plus:
*Connectors
*Wire/Cable
*Cable Assemblies
*Power Supplies
*Ceramics
*Sheet Metal Fabrication
*Electro-Mechanical Assemblies

EDUCATION:
Accredited BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field, preferred.

WORK HOURS:
9/80, 1st Shift
Full-Time


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Silmese Graves
sgraves@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
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.

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.