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Buyer

Company: Personify
Location: Chandler
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Personify, a nationally recognized and awarded recruiting firm, is hiring a Buyer III for our client, the leading global supplier of energetic mission-critical solutions, based in Hollister, CA or Chandler, AZ. The Buyer is responsible for the ordering, based on approved requisitions, and availability of materials to meet development / production requirements. This includes responsibility for developing and maintaining competitive sources for materials, supplies and services. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Develops and maintains competitive sources for materials, supplies and services. Coordinates source selection decisions with other company activities as required. 2. Develops and maintains good supplier relations by adhering to high standards of business ethics and fair dealing. 3. Obtains responsive quotations from suppliers who are qualified, capable, and willing to meet company requirements. 4. Receives and evaluates proposals from potential suppliers. Develops negotiation plans, and with management approval, completes negotiations. 5. Is consistent with technical requirements, delivery schedules and sound procurement principles. 6. Expeditiously handles properly authorized emergency and rush procurements. 7. Coordinates engineering, manufacturing and quality control requirements with suppliers. 8. Documents procurement files to show that competent consideration has been given to all factors essential to effective and economical procurement. 9. Monitors and provides vendor delivery status to ensure timely receipt of materials and supplies for company programs and requirements. 10. Reviews contractual terms and conditions offered to and requested by suppliers to ensure best interests are protected. 11. Performs clerical duties as required. 12. Keeps abreast of the market, business cycles, scarcity, and surplus conditions. 13. Follows all company purchasing policies and procedures. 14. Good negotiating skills. 15. Perform other related duties as assigned. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Performs cost/price analyses to advise management of potential savings and establish negotiation goals. 2. Perform data analysis to develop strategies and tools to impact QDC, inventory turns and manufacturing lead-times. Develop and implement lean materials management systems. 3. May provide training and direction to lower level Buyers. 4. Perform other related duties as assigned Education Required: --- Bachelor of Science in Business or related field OR 3-5 years related experience in lieu of degree --- CPM and/or APICS certification desirable Experience Required: --- 3+ years of purchasing experience in an aerospace environment or equivalent experience. --- C.P.M. certification highly desirable. --- At least 3 years of working in an MRP environment. Working knowledge of Kanban a plus. Job Requirements:Our essential technology makes the world stronger, safer, and smarter. We accelerate transformation across a broad range of applications including environmental, health and safety compliance, industrial condition monitoring, next-generation product design, and healthcare safety solutions. We are a global industrial technology innovator with a startup spirit. Our forward-looking companies lead the way in software-powered workflow solutions, data-driven intelligence, AI-powered automation, and other disruptive technologies. We're a force for progress, working alongside our customers and partners to solve challenges on a global scale, from workplace safety in the most demanding conditions to groundbreaking sustainability solutions. We are a diverse team 17,000 strong, united by a dynamic, inclusive culture and energized by limitless learning and growth. We believe in you. We believe in your potential-your ability to learn, grow, and make a difference. We believe in us. We believe in the power of people working together to solve problems no one could solve alone. We believe in growth. We're honest about what's working and what isn't, and we never stop improving and innovating. For you, for us, for growth. From concept to demonstration to delivery, we provide leading-edge energetic materials, devices and subsystems for use in military and commercial applications. With engineering and manufacturing capability in Arizona and California, our associates work together to solve the toughest technical challenges with a dedication to Safety First, Quality Every TimeTM. We enable success for innumerable missions on a daily basis, impacting the lives of military personnel, law enforcement officers, commercial airline pilots, astronauts, and oil field operators. For nearly a century, our experience and expertise has been relied upon in the times When Milliseconds MatterTM. Pursuant to our subcontractor status on highly sensitive national security matters, Mechanical Assemblers and all other floor personnel who frequently shift cell assignments, as well as any personnel directly working with the following contract are subject to the following contractual provision: THAAD PRIME Flowdowns (H-Clauses) H-42 FOREIGN PERSONS, paragraph D., "All employees of all entities that make up the Contractor's team, whether subcontractors, consultants, or anyone who works with or on behalf of the Contractor will be citizens of the U.S." Accordingly, only U.S. citizens will be qualified to fill these roles. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. We all have a role in building a community where everyone belongs. Where you can speak your mind, be yourself, and feel supported. It's how we achieve more together - for each other, for our customers, and for the world. We are an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Personify, Chandler , Buyer, Other , Chandler, Arizona

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