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Job Details

Strategic Buyer - Temporary

Company name
Collins Aerospace

Anaheim, CA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at

B/E Aerospace Anaheim manufactures nearly all galley air chillers and refrigeration insert equipment currently used by airline operators throughout the world. With over 30 years of experience, B/E Anaheim has designed and certified the broadest range of refrigeration and chiller products to suit multiple commercial and military aircraft platforms. As a reflection of Anaheim’s strict quality standards and adept product support program, products manufactured by B/E Anaheim achieve the market’s highest reliability levels and customer satisfaction ratings. The strength of the B/E Anaheim lies in the strong teamwork seen throughout all levels of the facility. B/E Anaheim is the industry leader in new product development in fields such as advanced compressor design, thermoelectric devices application, and other complimentary galley products in coordination with other B/E Aerospace facilities.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Temporary Strategic Buyer


in our aircraft refrigeration business located in Anaheim, CA.


 Ability to optimize the supply-chain management of parts to eliminate unnecessary operation sequences.

Able to negotiate long-term agreements to insure on-time delivery along with delegated inspection that insures parts go dock-to-stock. Solicits bids and quotations;

Reviews and negotiates purchase contracts for parts with focus on material cost reduction.

Ability to plan and conduct reviews and informational meetings with supplier partners.

Experience providing guidance and recommendations to suppliers to help meet material requirements and eliminate interruptions in material flows.

Effective communications between suppliers and manufacturing personnel.

Strong negotiation skills for managing supplier performance (price, quality, delivery and support).

Proven experience with Purchasing practices and procedures

Strong MicroSoft Office skills (Word, Excel, etc.)   

Experience with MRP

Purchasing in an Aerospace environment a plus.

 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market:

Orange County

Nearest Secondary Market:


Job Segment:

Procurement, Temporary, Product Development, Purchasing, Aerospace, Operations, Contract, Research, Finance, Aviation

Company info

Collins Aerospace
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Company Profile
Since its founding as Collins Radio in 1933, Rockwell Collins and its products have been recognized for distinctive quality and state-of-the-art technology. Collins Radio Company, founded by Arthur Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, initially designed and produced short wave radio equipment. The company steadily grew, and captured the world's attention when Collins supplied the equipment to establish a communications link with the South Pole expedition of Rear Admiral Richard Byrd in 1933.

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