Buyer in Middleburg Heights at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Opportunity | Buyer
Location: Middleburg Heights, OH (greater Cleveland area)
Type: Full-time, Regular position
Under general direction, performs a variety of routine buying/purchasing tasks involving materials, supplies, or services. Reviews purchase requirements and places orders with approved suppliers. Evaluates bids, select and/or recommend suppliers and negotiate price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all awards until completion of order.
Your Challenge:

  • Purchase and maintain proper inventory levels of all raw materials and finished goods.

  • Perform JIT (just in time) purchasing.

  • Maintain and administrate vendor consignment contracts.

  • Review and maintain proper safety stock levels.

  • Negotiate vendor pricing.

  • Monitor and report vendor performance.

  • Maintain a neat and clean work area.
Your Expertise:

  • 2-3 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment and/or supply chain

  • Bachelor's Degree (Business Administration, Supply Chain)

  • Knowledge of material management functions which includes procurement planning and processes.

  • Experience with inventory management and consignment 

  • Experience with price negotiations

  • Ability to effectively communicate with others

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • MS Office experience required

  • Experience in Syteline or other ERP/MRP system preferred

  • Display an understanding of the importance of product quality and compliance to health and safety procedures.
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.