Sr. Buyer - Gilbert - Curtiss-Wright

Publiée le: 1/17/2022

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

With over 50 years of experience in aviation technology, Curtiss-Wright's Sensors Division is continuing the legacy of flight innovation providing high accuracy, critical components, on a variety of commercial and defense aerospace platforms. We work closely with systems integrators and OEMs to deliver the most reliable products on the market.Find out more information and view our products here:

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.

Senior Buyer:

Responsible for purchasing, tracking and expediting a variety of complex or technical supplies or services. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to negotiate highest quality at best value. May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing. Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues. Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.

Location: Gilbert, AZ

Your Challenge:

  • Evaluates bids, selects and recommends suppliers.
  • Contact vendors to get updated shipping information and update corresponding purchase order dates
  • Work with A/P group to resolve any invoice issues
  • Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations, and engineering changes.
  • Conducts supplier site visits and rates them as to production capability, performance, and delivery.
  • Communicate with the Production Planning Department on the status of Purchase Orders and deliveries
  • Verify supplier reported progress and ability to meet its delivery obligations

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Management
  • 4-6 years' experience in a similar role
  • PMAC certification preferred
  • Formal training in negotiation or other ISM / Apics certification
  • Experience with MS Office and other applicable SC systems
  • Good oral and written communication and math skills
  • Knowledge of engineering drawings, purchasing techniques, and understanding the make/buy process and cost structure
  • Must be able to perform price and cost analysis

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.