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Company: Confidential
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryPurchase a group of commodities and services which include items of high technical content and which may be sophisticated in nature. Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Executes continuous improvement projects for example cost down, quality improvement, supplier consolidation and standardization.

  • Procure castings, forgings, raw material and Aerospace hardware items as required through approved sources of supply assuring that the following criteria is met: 1. Competitive pricing 2. On-time delivery (to required support) 3. All engineering and technical criteria is negotiated based on program requirements 4. Blanket and/or long term agreements developed 5. Purchasing policies and procedures are adhered to 6. Adherence to customer requirements when applicable per contract
    • Support MRO and shop buys through discrete orders, VMI, and KanBan programs
    • Assist in establishing and maintaining cost reduction and method improvement programs with reporting and documentation to purchasing management.
    • Assist in establishing new suppliers as needed for new development programs, working with Engineering and Quality to ensure adherence to PSI requirements.
    • Maintain an assertive follow-up system to ensure schedule compliance.
    • Maintain market awareness as to changes in prices, trends in supply and demand and report information to purchasing management.
    • Maintain a professional, non-personal and supportive relationship with suppliers.
    • Develop supplier relationships to enable PSI to be aware of supplier capacity and future capabilities.
    • Interface with Production, Production Control, Quality Assurance, Finance, Sales, Engineering, Traffic, MIS & Purchasing Management to achieve the smooth flow of goods and services to PSI in order to maintain committed schedules to customers.
      • 2+ years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
      • BA degree
      • General knowledge of manufacturing industry, preferably specific to Aerospace.
      • Background with formed metal and exotic materials preferred.
      • Knowledge of metals, processing and all related information necessary to communicate effectively internally and externally.
      • A working knowledge of the legal aspects of purchasing.
      • Familiarity with commodities to be purchased, sources of supply, market conditions and available products.

Keywords: Confidential, Simi Valley , Buyer, Other , Simi Valley, California

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