My name is Erica Sarahong and I'm an Engineering Talent Consultant to Manufacturing organizations in the Greater Seattle area. One of my hiring managers (Supply Chain Manager for an important Aerospace Electronics OEM manufacturing organization located in Kent, WA) has asked me to help him find a Buyer/Level 1 who has experience in the purchasing of wire harnesses, cables, and/or electronic components. This company is one of the fastest growing organizations within their vertical, and their Procurement group is the happiest that I've ever worked with. If you read the JD below and feel as though your background, skill sets and profile are a match, email your resume to: Erica.firstname.lastname@example.orgHelp and give me a call at +1 480 777 6873.
Continually improves and coordinates procurement, planning, and negotiation of materials, components, equipment, supplies and services necessary for the company at the optimal costs, lead-time, and service levels. Exercises good working knowledge of goods, services and sources to ensure on-time delivery and purchases at prices consistent with quality and quantity requirements. Plans and schedules purchased materials and services based on the MRP requirements, purchasing procedures and customer requirements. Coordinates activities with other functional areas within the company.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for selecting, ordering, and coordinating materials or services for production, office, and/or staff requirements, basing selection on engineering and specifications, as well as driving continuous improvement regarding price, quality, service, delivery performance, and lead-times
Measures supplier performance and takes the appropriate steps to ensure improvement, including working the various plant functional areas and suppliers to reduce defective or unacceptable goods or services
Processes orders, change orders, order acknowledgements, RMAs, and other transactions daily using MRP system and related ancillary data sources/toolsets developed for this activity, including other databases and spreadsheets
Supports continuous improvement efforts of processes and documentation including AS9100
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Solid skills, which may include Sourcing, Supplier Quality, Contract Administration, Inventory Control, Supplier Selection and Technical Development, Transactional Management, attention to detail, and critical thinking and problem solving capability
Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement is preferred
Excellent negotiation and supplier interface skills
A team player that can relate to people at all levels of the organization and possesses excellent communication EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Two (2) year degree or equivalent experience is required. Bachelors degree from four-year college or university (Business, Supply Chain, or Technical) is preferred
One (1) or more years of progressive experience in purchasing is preferred. Cable and electronic component purchasing experience desired
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)