203548 - Sr Buyer
6+ months

Chipton Ross is seeking a Sr. Buyer for a contract position in Stuart, FL.

The Buyer 3 will implement supply chain strategies resulting in annualized cost reduction, prepare and release RFQ's, perform selection, negotiate and contract execution with targeted suppliers. Will play a significant part in cost reduction efforts.

" Sources, purchases, plans, and schedules the movement of Direct Materials; parts, components, finished goods and related material through production and inventory process.
" Manages/Accountable for Supplier Relationships as assigned
" Identifies raw material, component, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules.
" Purchases, plans, and coordinates resulting material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
" Analyzes data and determines factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
" Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s)
" Coordinates and follows up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.

" 6+ years of related procurement experience
" Experience with SAP software
" Knowledge of machine parts, sheetmetal and structural assembly manufacturing
" Strong Supplier Management Capabilities
" Knowledge of manufacturing methods and processes utilized in the manufacturing of aerospace structures and assemblies
" Aerospace/automotive industry and/or engineering background preferred
" Willingness and ability to support required business travel
" Computer proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
" This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required

BA/BS Degree or equivalent years of working expeirence

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40 schedule

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.