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OSP/Materials Buyer

Date Posted: 5/2/2024

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the General Manager, the Outside Supplier Process (OSP)/Materials Buyer handles the day-today responsibilities for ensuring timely receipt of outside processing, raw materials, hardware, and other procured services & supplies in support of our company and its operations. The OSP/Materials Buyer will be required to interact regularly with a diverse audience both internal and external to the Company and at a variety of levels and functional backgrounds. The OSP/Material Buyer's duties are broad-based, requiring an ability to identify priorities and make adjustments and decisions where necessary, and to perform the role in a positive, confident, cohesive manner in coordination with Operations Leadership.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (But not limited to the following) * Purchases materials, goods, and services as prompted by the ERP system or directed by operations management. * Directly responsible for OSP and materials procurement and acts as a backup for MRO and other procurement as needed. * Prepares and issues purchase orders. Captures all Purchase Orders in our ERP system. * Negotiates prices and delivery schedules to insure lowest price and minimum inventory consistent with purchasing economics. * Responsible for the on-time delivery of purchased items and services by maintaining tracking systems and strong communications/relationships with vendors and suppliers. * Follows up on receipt of goods/services purchased. Ensures that proper paperwork, including certifications of conformance and traceability, are received with the purchased goods/services as required. * Obtains timely commit dates from suppliers and communicates with sales and production operations as needed to ensure our customer schedule adherence. * Resolves quantity, quality, documentation, and other discrepancies associated with procurement working directly with vendors and suppliers as needed. * Reconciles invoice discrepancies as needed. * Obtains material return authorizations from suppliers for defective or excess materials. * Arranges for the return of materials to suppliers as needed. * Understands and follows all procedures and work instructions associated with Purchasing functions in compliance with all company policies. * Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: * Three years' experience in purchasing including as an OSP buyer in a manufacturing setting. * Aerospace manufacturing experience preferred. * Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. * Proficiency with MRP systems and generating reports from them. * Strong negotiations skills. * Excellent written and verbal communication. * Self-motivated and deadline oriented. * Well organized and flexible to changes in schedules and priorities. * The ability to interact with all departments and levels of leadership. * Strong problem recognition and problem-solving skills. * Must be self-motivation, assertive when needed and have a positive attitude. * The ability to deal professionally with several 'internal customers' at once. Benefits: * Dental insurance * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance

Application Question(s): * Do you have strong purchasing experience as an OSP buyer within a manufacturing setting? * Do you have aerospace manufacturing experience? Experience: * outside supplier process: 3 years (Preferred) * Purchasing: 3 years (Preferred) * Negotiation: 3 years (Preferred) * aerospace manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred) * MRP: 3 years (Preferred)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Lo
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Orange, CA
  • Job Type:Purchasing/Procure
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:5/2/2024
  • Contact: Troy Means (714) 988-2844
  • Pay Range: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -042024-363529