Junior Buyer in Azusa, CA at ANCRA INTERNATIONAL, LLC

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Azusa, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2020

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Buyer position is responsible for sourcing, purchasing, coordinating freight, and returns for a wide variety of aerospace components, raw materials, and tooling in the most cost effective manner.  The Buyer is required to hold suppliers accountable to quality standards, on-time delivery, and cost containment.

Key Responsibilities and Priorities for Buyer Role:

  • Evaluate Quotations and place Purchase Orders to our suppliers and subcontractors for products and services in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for proactively tracking critical orders and follow-up on Open Orders.
  • Perform Expediting as needed and managing existing orders.
  • Work with Planners to efficiently place or modify purchase orders to meet project schedule demands.
  • Submit RFQ’s to support bids and projects for Sales and Marketing, Engineering, Operations, Quality, and Maintenance.
  • Reconcile and rectify all non-conformances with suppliers while maintaining the original due dates or acceptable recovery dates.
  • Ensure all product documentation is reviewed and accurate.
  • Accurately manage cost data and vendor capacity to give best recommendations for supplier selection.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong Negotiation skills to reduce costs and delivery times with suppliers.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T engineering drawings desired.
  • Be proficient with MRP and have a good understanding of BoM’s.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Concepts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Action and results oriented.
  • Open and honest communication.

 Years of Experience & Education Requirements:

  • 5-years minimum experience as a buyer in the Aerospace Industry.
  • CPIM, preferred but not required.
  • Degree in related field is desirable.

Disclaimer:  Job responsibilities and requirements can change at any time.