Buyer in Columbia, MD at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary: The Buyer is responsible for cost, quality, delivery, and supplier management of specific commodities, providing parts, equipment, services, and materials of limited scope and complexity.

Key Responsibilities and Priorities:


  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable suppliers

  • Identify new sources of supply to develop supply chain competition

  • Improve existing suppliers performance

  • Work with Planning on demand requirements and lead time expectations

  • Work with Customer Service to ensure costs are competitive with our market competition

  • Negotiate costs with suppliers utilizing available market information

  • Identify and complete cost saving projects



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:


  • Knowledge of supply chain management concepts

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure



Years of Experience Required:2-4 years of experience in the field or related area

Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field

Certifications: CPIM Preferred

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Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities and Priorities:


  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable suppliers

  • Identify new sources of supply to develop supply chain competition

  • Improve existing suppliers performance

  • Work with Planning on demand requirements and lead time expectations

  • Work with Customer Service to ensure costs are competitive with our market competition

  • Negotiate costs with suppliers utilizing available market information

  • Identify and complete cost saving projects



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:


  • Knowledge of supply chain management concepts

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure



Years of Experience Required:2-4 years of experience in the field or related area

Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field

Certifications: CPIM Preferred

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