205467 - Buyer
$35 to $40.00 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for a contract opportunity in Orlando, FL.

Buyer of multiple commodity items spanning mechanical, electrical and optical products. Manage external suppliers to achieve procurement targets on price, delivery and quality. Purchase material and services in support of operational and production requirements. Ability to work with various functional groups; including Production Planning, Engineering and Quality Assurance to ensure business goals are met.
1.Procurement of production demands.
2.Know the products that are being built.
3.Establish and maintain order action reports.
4.Develop suppliers that meet schedule, provide quality and meet cost targets
5.Maintain quotes on common repetitive components.
6.Ensure material is ordered to support Production demands.
7.Review and Plan requirements for purchasing materials
8.Initiates bid/quote process performs bid analysis and makes recommendations regarding purchases; prepares and administers contracts, prepares bid documents and oversees the distribution process.
9.Determines and develops appropriate sources of supply and maintains contact with vendors to stay current with trends, technologies, products and services.
10. Resolves problems and issues arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment.
11. Understand ECO implications, Configuration Management, and works to resolve potential related to open purchase orders.
12. Continuous Improvement
On-time ordering/delivery
Cost reduction
Kit Releases
13. Coordinate purchasing procedures among departments and divisions
14. Understand implications of material shortages that may affect production.
15. Understand ECO implications, work to resolve potential WIP issues and potential purge requirements.
16. Other tasks as assigned by management
For problem resolution;
Buyer is responsible for procurement to stock
Engage with various disciplines to resolve problems, shortages, quality & cost issues

Required Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of 3 years of experience with Purchasing, Procurement, Buying or Expediter
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a production manufacturing environment
Minimum of 3 years of experience with ERP and MRP
Minimum of 3 years of experience with Supplier selection
Minimum of 3 years of experience with bid/quote process performs bid analysis
Minimum of 3 years of experience with materials management/ inventory
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Good written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills in English. Basic computer and math skills. Must have good organizational skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Associate’s degree in a Business or Technical discipline or possess the equivalent combination or education and /or experience.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

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.