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  • Manage commercial relations with the supply base including quotation analysis, negotiations, supplier nomination, production procurement, contract development, production purchase orders and deliveries
  • Processes, reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions, purchase orders and change order requests for quotes to suppliers
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers
  • Interacts closely with suppliers and Quality Assurance team to resolve quality
  • Understanding of price justification, negotiation methods and techniques, manufacturing processes, industry standards
  • Supports production operations to assure uninterrupted supply to Depot Repair and production lines
  • Arranges commercial agreements with optimal lot sizes to support business strategies
  • Ensures that all purchasing activities are executed to achieve the short and long term business strategy along with the operating and financial objectives
  • Creates value by optimizing all aspects of the supply chain
  • Develop tools to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability. Requires domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.
  • Select or assist in the selection of vendors who deliver the highest quality, low cost and on time service
  • Ensure Supplier documentation is received on time. This includes, but is not limited to, quality certification, First Article Inspection (FAI), Certificate of Conformance (CofC), etc.
  • Facilitate vendor quality and capability improvements
  • Expedite items as required
  • Participate actively in a teamwork approach to achieving goals with particular emphasis on continuous improvement activities



Requires a Bachelor degree in Supply Chain/Business/Engineering or Finance, plus 3-5 years direct purchasing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with Government Contracting and FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR/ITAR compliance is preferred

Excellent Negotiation skills

Experience using MRP/ERP system is required. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite required.

Self-Motivated with strong analytical and technical skills

Aerospace or Electronic Component manufacturing experience highly desired


Shift -not applicable-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 1/13/2021  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We 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.  
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