Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer II for an opening in Londonderry, NH.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic, mechanical, optical and/or electro-mechanical components. • Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, terms and conditions, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations. • Monitor MRP action and exception messages daily, place orders, and align supply and demand daily. • Track material status to production need date. Follow through on action items to align schedule and provide clear and open communication with planners and materials managers. • Analyze atypical material requirements versus inventory and order status, determine criticality, coordinate with suppliers to develop plans, and make recommendations to management • Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations. • Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems. • Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary. • Maintain accurate and consistent master data • Support bids and proposals and NPI processes by target pricing initiatives • Verifies and approves payment of invoices for orders received as required with accounts payable driving resolution of issues. • Deliver cost savings, payment channel compliance and supplier optimization • Assess change needs, impacts, and stakeholder management activities and support change management integration activities • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. • Develop and maintain supplier profiles. • Investigate and Develop negotiation plans • Develop alternate sources while reducing overall vendor base. • Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. • Studies market trends and interviews suppliers. Make recommendations to management of suppliers to be placed on the approved vendor list • Conduct Supply risk mitigation analysis and develop contingency plans • Always perform Procurement activities with the highest ethical standards consistent with company policies and requirements. • Ensures small business program is utilized and guidelines followed • Ensure complete flow-down of customer contractual requirements
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: • A minimum 5-7 years relevant procurement experience, • Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals. • Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system. ERP experience in Materials/Procurement modules • Above average knowledge of Microsoft Office software. • Experience purchasing electronic, mechanical, optical and electro-mechanical components. • Experience with developing RFQ/RFP, negotiations, contracts, preparing financial analysis, material acquisition, expediting and coordination of shipping arrangements. • Experience with managing multiple commodity areas and tasks effectively in a fast paced work environment. • Knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements a plus Scope information:
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • CPM or APICS certification preferred
EDUCATION: • BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field, preferred.
WORK HOURS: 9/80, 1st Shift, Full-Time
$25 to $35.00 DOE
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