Position Summary: This position is responsible for purchasing activities at
the Company as well as vendor management. The position is responsible for purchasing
activities related to critical items such as composites, laminates, fasteners,
adhesives, and fibers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage the vendor assessment process for all new vendors and established
Create vendor item cards;
Maintain vendor files; and
Manage vendor relations.
- Inform vendor of performance criteria
- Request and manage vendor quotes related to MRO, consumables, and
technical documentation as required
requirements for compliance with MIL Standard, USG Standards, and other
requirements for SDS, CoC, and other critical supporting documentation to
ensure proper traceability;
communicate lead times and potential delivery concerns internally; and
- Issue Purchase Orders related to MRO, consumables, and services
Vendor Performance Management
- Assess and report vendor performance on a monthly basis;
- Communicate vendor performance results to vendors on a monthly
- Issue corrective action requests to vendors as required;
Maintain Approved Vendors List
- Manage corrective action process and follow-up
Document Control & Reporting
- Adhere to General Procedure Requirements
- Document, Respond, and take timely action on corrective and
preventive actions and continuous improvement proposals.
- Facilitate for timely completions on internal audits
- Other duties may be assigned to meet business
The Buyer shall also meet
the following requirements:
in the English language in both written and oral form;
working knowledge of MS Office;
of GD& T (Geometric dimensions and tolerances);
to read manufacturing drawings;
to read engineering technical documents and work instructions;
to understand and communicate special process requirements to vendors;
to understand multi-level BOMs (Bill of Materials);
on shelf-life requirements;
of MIL Standards and other USG Standards applicable to defense industry;
with ERP systems; and
of ISO 9000/AS9100 quality management systems.
to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the
ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting
qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other
federal, state and local standards.
with all personnel policies.
High School graduate. Minimum 2 years of purchasing and/or accounting experience preferred.
This position requires
use of and access to information which is subject to the International Traffic
in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Accordingly,
all Buyers must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S.
Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Temporary Resident, Political
Asylee, or Refugee.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to stand or sit, and move about the facility.
ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work usually performed in an onsite office setting. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.