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Procurement Buyer

Company: AllClear Aerospace & Defense
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Buyer
Camarillo, CA.
Full-Time; Regular
Exempt

AllClear is the military aftermarket industry's leading provider of mission-ready solutions, providing excellence in sustainment to the U.S. militaries and its allies. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, AllClear's sustainment solutions cover over 40 of the most utilized military aircraft platforms, supported with distribution agreements from leading OEMs, in-house and managed repair solutions, engineered products, and manufacturing capabilities.

AllClear was formed in 2020 by bringing together two of the industry's leading companies: Aero Precision and Kellstrom Defense. Combined, AllClear now represents more than 55 years of defense aerospace sustainment experience and expertise. AllClear is focused on the bigger mission mindset of keeping militaries mission ready. AllClear locations include Camarillo, CA; Chatsworth, CA; El Segundo, CA; Greenville, SC; Livermore, CA; Macon, GA; Miramar, FL; Seoul, S. Korea; South San Francisco, CA; Tokyo, Japan.

To learn more, visit GoAllClear.com.

Summary
Experienced buyer in a manufacturing environment involving the acquisition of shop, manufacturing, and outside processing of parts. The incumbent will have knowledge of supply chain principles, procedures and terminology, deliverables, negotiation skills encompassing terms and conditions, sourcing suppliers and services, electronic filing systems, current versions of standard software applications to prepare quotes, purchase orders, spreadsheets, and reports. The incumbent will prepare requests for quotes and purchase order specifications clearly and concisely; learn the requirements of parts and material specifications; read engineering drawings; analyze quotes and exercise judgement in determining acceptable price, delivery, and quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:

Obtain materials from suppliers at lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.
Source, interview vendors and recommend sources of supply.
Analyze quotations received, selects, or recommends for selection suppliers with whom orders are to be placed. Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operations
Review requisitions
Negotiate and manage fulfillment of purchase orders, subcontracts, and services
Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality and inventories.
Develop supplier relationships, coordinate, and manage supplier delivery commitments
Manage supplier metrics and trends to improve cost, quality, and schedule performance
Drive supplier on time delivery to meet internal and external customer requirements without sacrificing quality requirements.
Meet FAR and DCMA compliance as well as other program compliance requirements
Interface with Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering to ensure customer requirements and specifications are flowed down to supplier
Drive quick resolution of NCMR's and ensure root cause / corrective actions are in place to prevent duplicate failure
Resolve invoice issues and work closely with finance for supplier payments
Resolve receiving issues
Keeps team updated on status of orders, current or anticipated problems, and circumstances which may affect delivery, quality and/or price.
Manual audit and replenish of facilities supply
Performs other related duties as assigned

In addition to the above, Buyers are to maintain an organized, clean, and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. AllClear is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience
Associates Degree (A.A.) in Business Administration or a related field required
Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Business Administration or related field preferred
Three (3) + years of purchasing experience in an Engineer-to-order manufacturing, OEM, aerospace, or defense environment; Outside processing experience a plus

Required Skills:
Language: Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, & percentages.
Other Abilities: Knowledge of sheet metal and aerospace materials preferred. Must possess thorough knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic. Must have knowledge to apply general use of databases/spreadsheets. Ability to complete the planning of workflow and meetings. Proficient in Microsoft Suite. Must have strong negotiation, analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Customary physical demands for office and manufacturing environment.

Keywords: AllClear Aerospace & Defense, Camarillo , Procurement Buyer, Other , Camarillo, California

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