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Title

Buyer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Position Buyer  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Description

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Materials Manager, this position is responsible for purchasing material and services required by the Division at the best prices, highest quality and best delivery to meet required dates. This position is responsible for procurement activity from receipt of valid requisition to acceptable receipt of items ordered. The incumbent is also responsible for return activities as required.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Negotiates for and purchases material and services required by the Division at the best price, highest quality and best delivery possible consistent with Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Accomplishes sourcing for primary, and where applicable, a secondary list of approved vendors for type of products assigned.
  • Continuously monitors orders for delivery schedules, price changes, or other changes to the purchase order and promptly advises department originating order of current delivery status.
  • Keeps the department informed of delinquent vendor performance, personally expedites, if necessary, or takes other appropriate action to improve vendor performance.
  • Maintains the integrity and validity of the open purchase order reports and records, which includes part numbers, pricing, delivery dates, etc.
  • Interfaces and coordinates material requirements, lead times, optimum purchase quantities and prices with the Supervisor to maximize the service level to users.
  • Communicates with user groups to determine potential change in usage patterns or possible phase out of current item demands.
  • Maintains working knowledge of all interfacing areas within the company to insure continuity of materials and paperwork flow.
  • Enters purchase orders into CRT terminal as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements
  • High School Degree or the equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years purchasing experience with preference to the aviation field.
  • Ability to perform mathematical analyses, communicate effectively both orally and written, maintain effective working relationships with vendors and company personnel at all levels, analyze bids, prepare and interpret specifications and reports.
  • Experience with the Corridor system preferred.
  • Desirable: Purchasing or Supply Management certification
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • High degree of ethics and integrity.
  • Strong in multi-tasking and working in high-pressure environments.
  • Ability to manage and maintain critical customer relationships (internal and external).
 
Location Wilmington - DE  
Category DE - Materials Management  

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