Job Listing Description


PDS Tech is seeking a Buyer for a position in Wellington, KS.

Job Summary:       

Sources and purchases raw material, parts, services, assemblies and/or supplies necessary for on-time delivery to support the manufacturing processes.  Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage suppliers and purchase requirements to ensure on-time delivery of materials, parts, assemblies and processing.
  • Manage the daily supply chain operations including supplier sourcing/management, procurement, inventory management, quality requirements, engineering specifications, etc. 
  • Improve supplier and supply chain processes that reduce lead times, costs and inventory while increasing quality and on-time deliveries.
  • Negotiate supplier short and long term agreements and manages supplier costs, quality, and on-time delivery expectations. 
  • Manage new business supplier requests for quotation.
  • Uses ERP systems and business processes for traditional and consignment min/max purchasing systems.
  • Seek out new supplier sources to improve the supply chain and reduce risks.
  • Maintain Supplier Performance Rating System and communicate results with sub-tier supplier management. 

  • BA/BS in Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management.  Education requirements may be substituted with related experience.

Required qualifications and experience:  

  • 3-5 years supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP and excellent negotiation skills, with written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with suppliers.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications. Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint. 
  • Must be an organized, self-starter, with a positive attitude, that is driven to achieve benchmark levels of supply chain/supplier performance.

Desired Job Skills

  • A CPM, CPSM, or CPIM designation, a strong business/financial acumen and experience in procuring aerospace materials and hardware are high desirable.
  • Unquestioned business ethics, honesty, and integrity.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Effectively working with a wide range of people.
  • Strong organizational skills. Effectively handles competing priorities and tight deadlines.

Job Number: 1810084226
Job Location: Wellington, KS
Per Diem: Yes
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 04/20/2018
Attention: Marjorie Santiago-Marquez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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