PDS Tech, Inc.
Description General Summary: The Senior Buyer is responsible for purchasing, cost negotiation, and subcontract administration of assigned materials and\/or services from approved and qualified suppliers to support required delivery dates at budgeted or lower cost. \u00a0 Duties and Responsibilities: Works with internal customers to understand business requirements and ensure compliance with company\u2019s procurement policies. Analyzes and evaluate quotations to recommend and implement cost negation strategies while assuring compliance within bid requirements. Reviews purchase requisitions for accuracy. Develops, issues and tracks RFQ and provides value and risk analysis to support negotiation. Communicates to suppliers purchase requirements, purchase order changes, delivery, cost, and quality requirements and order prioritization. Reviews and interprets existing subcontracts with suppliers to ensure compliance and resolve related commercial issues Executes purchase orders and edit purchase orders. Prepares supporting documents and materials during the procurement process. Maintains accurate purchasing files in compliance with company record keeping policies and potential audit trails. Interfaces with quality and supplier to resolve recurrent issues with product quality and reliability Monitors and expedite deliveries on assigned commodity items. Assists other procurement staff with identified projects and programs as needed Travel Requirements 10 \u2013 20% Qualifications Education, Work Experience, Certification and\/or Licensure: Bachelor\u2019s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Manufacturing Engineer or Finance preferred. Master\u2019s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Supply Chain preferred. Experience in a directly related procurement, purchasing or supply chain experience within aviation\/aerospace manufacturing industry. Experience in the technical aspects of aircraft and non-aircraft related design and manufacturing processes Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge and a thorough understanding of procurement process. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Previous experience and\/or proficiency in using ERP systems; SAP preferred. Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities. Must be able to communicate effectively through all levels throughout an organization internally and external to the company (i.e. - suppliers). Ability to work independently and within a team oriented environment. Ability to research, analyze data, and present conclusions. Some travel may be required. Physical Requirements: Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and\/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.). More Details PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
PDS Tech, Inc.
Website : http://www.pdstech.com
PDS Tech, Inc. is an award winning specialty recruiting firm supplying temporary staff and project support to the Fortune 500. Founded in 1977 by an aerospace engineer, PDS Tech has its roots in aerospace and defense engineering and IT staffing and project support and counts among its customers the finest companies in those industries. Over the years, PDS Tech has grown and diversified and now ranks in the top 30 staffing companies in the U.S. and is the 4th largest engineering staffing firm. PDS Tech has a reputation with its 10,000 plus contract employees for providing the most superior employment experience in the industry, including world class benefits and paperless employment solutions. Our on-line job search function makes it easy to browse and apply for the perfect contract position. PDS provides temporary staff, temp-to-hire candidates, CAD/CAM engineers, IT pros, and on-site and vendor managers to these industries: Aerospace Energy Automotive Government Civil/Architectural Medical, Defense/Military Software Electronics Telecommunications Financial Services If you're a customer facing a peak workload, if you need specific expertise for a specific period of time, if you want to let someone else handle payroll, workers comp, taxes, health benefits and 401Ks for contract employees, if you you're ready to save time and money where staffing is concerned, your simple solution is PDS. Our contractors can take advantage of customized comprehensive and flexible benefit programs. We offer them weekly payroll, direct deposit, medical and life insurance, paid holidays, open 401k enrollment, and completion bonuses. If you want more from contractual employment, you owe it to yourself to check out PDS.