194926 - Buyer 1
Grand Prarie
9 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer 1 for an opening in Grand Prarie, TX

Purchase assigned parts and materials (raw, COTS & manufactured), using analysis tools provided, including an MRP system.
Plan purchases to ensure on-time delivery.
Resolve issues with suppliers, including recovery from late orders and rejected product.
Support client's customer quoting process for new business by issuing Requests for Quote to suppliers for materials and parts required. Assist sourcing team in negotiating Long Term Agreements.
Contribute to management reports as required, including status of open purchase orders, backorder list, and supplier measurements.
Manage projects as assigned by the manager, working with peers in other departments.
Prepare purchasing documentation and verify nomenclature and specifications of purchasing requisitions.
Implement continuous replenishment strategies with assigned suppliers.
Updating and maintaining purchase orders in MRP system for changes in design and delivery requirements.
Analyzing data, including enterprise requirements, planning information, and prepare reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution.
Comply with plant safety procedures to ensure a safe environment.
Focus on internal and external customer satisfaction.
Reviews disputed invoices and works with finance/suppliers to resolve issues.

Must have SAP Experience.
Capacity to logically solve problems and manage projects by utilizing a data-driven, detail-oriented, approach.
Analytical ability to prepare supplier performance reports, cost/price analyses, and other performance measures.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to participate in and/or lead a cross-functional team.
Proven use of negotiation techniques and tactics.
Possess ability to drive for results, hold self and others accountable, and continuously improve.
Proficient user of computers and computer software.
Working knowledge of AS9100, ISO-9001/ FAR/DFAR U.S. Government procurement procedures preferred.
Demonstrated ability to set and achieve stretch goals quickly, while possessing strong people skills
Certification by NAPM or APICS preferred
Experience applying Lean and Continuous Improvement ideas
Proven expertise at achieving and sustaining supplier OTD
Understands and applies Quality and Safety standards consistently
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Office, SharePoint
Exceptional character, honesty, integrity and reliability
Well organized, resourceful and efficient
Sets the highest standard of professionalism
Treats everyone with the utmost decency and respect
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Drives culture in a very positive way
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Bachelor's degree, in a related field, from a regionally accredited institution.


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

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

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.