181532 - Buyer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$25 to $30.00 DOE
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Cypress, CA.

Analyzes demand and plans supply in accordance, ensures efficient and quality execution of requirements and purchasing action messages, manages supplier delivery, quality, and cost performance and improvement.
Role Assignment
" Acts as authorized agent of the company, making financial commitments and managing key supplier relationships to ensure supply chain performance
" Manages complex supplier accounts, requiring advanced knowledge of commodity, supply base, and program
" Responsible for key suppliers, significant spend, and challenging supply chain problem resolution
" Provides peer review and oversight to junior Purchasing Agents
" Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter

Purchasing Execution
" Make daily purchases and input into MRP system based on demand, while analyzing the quality, specifications, and delivery requirements
" Ensure just in time supply aligns with loaded demand to maintain inventory targets
" Send out quotations for bid on non-contracted items, and negotiate best price
" Interface with planning and purchasing Integrated Program Team (IPT) to ensure any changes in schedule or requirements are flowed down to suppliers
" Review purchase orders regularly and follow up on unconfirmed orders, past due items, etc.

Supplier Management
" Generate effective communication, good relationships, and a positive image with suppliers, promoting courtesy, objectivity, and fairness
" Act as authorized agent of the company and primary contact to assigned suppliers
" Proactively manage suppliers and regularly assess performance to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
" Manage program shortages and ensure supplier commitments are communicated to IPT Lead
" Review non-conformance reports (NCRs) against supplier product and communicate and coordinate disposition
" Identifies and mitigates risk, solves problems, and escalates as needed to IPT Lead and/or Purchasing Manager

" Minimum 3 years of supply chain/purchasing/sourcing experience
" MRP system experience
" MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
" Strong written and verbal business communications abilities
" Self-starter with ability to drive improvement, meet timeliness and objectives
" Identifying problems working with teams to solve through leading actions collaboratively
" Ability to analyze and communicate requirements
" Ability to apply Supply Chain past experience to current environment and modify as needed
" Ability to negotiate, influence, and win respect
" Ability to make timely decisions and take action
" Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule and strategy to stakeholders
" Customer service oriented

" Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or program management
" Previous experience supporting manufacturing, aerospace preferred
" Ability to read and analyze engineering prints

Accredited Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

M-F + Daily OT
1st Shift start (flexible 7 or 8:00 am) - 8 Hour Shift

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

Chelsie Goodreau
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x254 or (800) 927-9318 x254

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.