Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries and is the largest subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Aviall has an entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do culture with the backing of one of the world’s best companies, Boeing.
The Buyer will be responsible for researching, sourcing, evaluating and processing orders to purchase services, supplies and equipment based on price, service, quality and warranty to meet customer needs. This position will also plan and implement activities related to the timely, cost-effective procurement of goods and services.
Under broad supervision, secures and analyzes quotations and negotiates prices and terms with U.S. and international suppliers, subject to management approval, for the purchase of fixed assets, materials, products and/or services.
Supports and implements long-term sourcing strategies.
Coordinates quality matters, engineering, and price changes between company components and suppliers.
Expedites the procurement of parts and/or materials in short or critical supply.
Develops and recommends sources of supply.
Completes special projects and other duties as assigned.
3 years of experience
Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to adapt to change and short learning curve
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Must have strong critical thinking skills, as well as the ability to resolve conflict.
Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications.
Must have strong communication skills to enable you to interface with senior level management.
Must possess knowledge of commonly used communication concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve problems.
College coursework/degree in Logistics/Supply Chain
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Aviall is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.