203433 - Buyer I
$35 to $40.00 DOE
4 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer I for a contract opportunity in Denton, TX.

This position is 100% onsite.

Assists with preparation of bid requests which include Request for Information RFI), Request for Quote RFQ), and Request for Proposal RFP) to establish commercial conditions to procure an item. This may be in support of new production requirements, engineering changes, or in support of the contracts estimating group new business);
Loads and maintains ERP data necessary to allow purchase order placement by supply chain teams;
Analyzes Bill of Material to identify new Part Numbers PNs) and track evolution of configuration changes;
Data mines Bill of Material specific to Program: Approved sources, PN substitutes, alternative designs, PN equivalencies etc. Focus is to simplify the Supply Chain structure and costs;
Interfaces with internal customers to resolve problems and issues relating to purchase items;
Interfaces with external customer to address supply chain issues, with previous approval from manager;
Offers analysis support to the Commodity Buyer team to assure the best commercial conditions are being met during the source selection process to award Long Term Agreements;
Monitors the application of the contracts requirements;
Supports plans and goals lead by the Supplier Performance Management Team;
o Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture;
o Regular, predictable attendance is required;
Other duties may be assigned.

Prefer 0 - 3 years of experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain, ideally purchasing for electrical components/materials for the Aerospace industry.
Or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Fluent in English
Prefer advanced proficiency in written and spoken Spanish
Strong negotiation skills and the ability to manage multiple vendors. - Advanced
Microsoft Office computer application skills e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook). - Basic
Good analytical and problem solving skills. - Basic
Strong verbal and written communication skills. - Advanced
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
ISM or APICS Certified Preferred)

Accredited Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of Business, Supply Chain Management or applicable disciplines.

1st Shift

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

Silmese Graves
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.