Senior Buyer in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Founded in 1951 to meet the special severe service valve requirements of the United States Nuclear Navy, Target Rock is today the premier supplier of highly engineered, valves and related products to both the U.S. Navy nuclear fleet and the global nuclear power generation industry. The first Target Rock valves were installed on the U.S.S. Nautilus, the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered submarine.

Target Rock valves continue to be the valve of choice for the U.S. Navy and they are installed on nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers commissioned by the United States. Since those early days, Target Rock has expanded to be an excellent designer of critical solenoid valves for nuclear power reactors. We were also one of the first recipients of the ASME "N" stamp in the early 1970s. With over 6,000 valves installed in nuclear safety-related applications worldwide, Target Rock has the proven products and experience to handle the nuclear power industry's most difficult applications. Find out more information and view our products here: https://www.cw-valvegroup.com/About/Target-Rock

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

The Opportunity | Senior Buyer

The Senior Buyer is responsible for soliciting quotations from a base of qualified vendors, placing purchase orders, follow-up and expediting placed purchase orders to meet established schedules. The individual is also expected to solicit support as necessary from other departments to resolve questions or problems.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Principal responsibility is for the buyer to know the value of what is being purchased and ensure that the purchase meets required schedules within the budgeted guidelines.
  • Works independently with minimum supervision.
  • Individual will be negotiating the purchase order terms with regard to quality and cost savings.
  • Able to interact with various vendors and other departments.
  • Must be diligent with vendor follow-up and expedited promised deliveries.
  • Must be organized, detailed oriented and possess time management skills.
  • Responsible for periodic visits to vendors.
  • Computer knowledge with the Windows, Oracle preferred.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Resolve CW Pay issues.
  • Participate in KTL meetings and update actions as applicable.
  • Responsible for achieving revenue forecast.

Your Expertise:

  • A minimum of five (5) years work experience as a buyer.
  • High School degree but a College degree preferred in Business Administration, or equivalent work experience in manufacturing

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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