200583 - Buyer
Up to $29.29 DOE
3 months
3-5 years’ experience in working with external vendors and setting performance standards of excellence

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for a hybrid contract opportunity in Trumbull, CT.

Purpose of Job: The Buyer Specialist is a key aftermarket supply chain position with the responsibility to ensure critical support is provided for our Helicopter customers operating around the world. Activities revolve around processing repairs, supplier quotes, etc. using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as the primary processing environment for the Trumbull Commercial Aftermarket MRO & Repairs.

2. Assigned Duties: The Buyer Specialist's role will be responsible for the delivery, cost, and quality of their respective repair vendors.
- The analyst must take ownership for all vendors within their jurisdiction from a strategic and transactional vantagepoint.
- Maintain open repair orders and issue supplier performance reports as needed
- Negotiate pricing and contractual terms.
- Manage supplier relationships and performance issues.
- Expediting and coordinating material requirements to suppliers for repaired Trumbull components.
- Manage the return and speedy replacement of defective materials.
- Review and qualify new and existing suppliers as needed. Supplier surveys may include site visitation involving the auditing of supplier procedures used in the repair of products and services.
- Managing communication with customers related to pricing, contract flow down, civil airworthiness certification, quality and delivery.
- Monitor supplier portal to ensure suppliers are properly maintaining commit dates.
- Make recommendations to suppliers to enable them to better serve and conduct business in a co-operative and ethical manner in accordance with Lockheed Martin Company guidelines to achieve departmental and company business objectives as defined by management.
- Manage weekly metrics and goal.
- Other tasks as assigned by management.

- Strong computer skills MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and SAP ERP System skills.
- Strong analytical skills, business judgment and adaptability skills.
- Communicate effectively with internal/external customers and management using written and or verbal methods as required.
- High level of data analysis and reporting experience
- Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
- 3-5 years’ experience in working with external vendors and setting performance standards of excellence.
- Previous experience with SAP ERP system a Plus but not a requirement
.- Ability to influence and aggressively hold suppliers accountable to established performance metrics.
- Identifying Process improvements using LM Enterprise Excellence Continuous Process improvement principles & methods.
- Establish strong relationships with our supply base and Trumbull MRO Shop management.
- Focus on results and be proactive.
- Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
- Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
- Must be an excellent Team player.
- Able to adapt and work on a fast paced environment

Accredited Bachelor's Degree

4/10-1st Shift HYB

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.