To support operation requirements and business growth, while driving RCCA for performance improvement and sustainability Develop new/better/alternate sources of supply to reduce the supplier base Understanding of engineering drawings and flow charts required Identify alternate solutions for ,…
Full Description :
Procure products within assigned planner codes in a timely and cost effective manner.
Use knowledge of technical requirements and market conditions to negotiate best price while meeting all other specifications.
Administer purchase agreements dealing with confidential and proprietary information; must be knowledgeable of laws for handling such information.
Evaluate and provide performance data to existing suppliers, including quality and on-time delivery.
Create and follow up on formal corrective actions sent to suppliers.
Participate in production meetings to review supplier requirements.
Perform Quarterly Business Review (QBRs) with key suppliers as required.
Participate in cost reduction and business improvement teams as required.
Provide training to new and lower level buyers on all aspects of purchasing.
Review and act upon commodity trends to ensure suppliers are adjusting cost accordingly.
Negotiate best value with suppliers. Perform materials quotation for prices and delivery.
Procure products within assigned commodity areas in a timely and cost effective manner.
Identify and reduce long lead times in the system by utilizing material strategies with suppliers.
Review daily MRP exception message, purchase order status, order action reports and take appropriate action. Must know when/where to buy goods and services.
Resolve material price variances.
Identify alternate solutions for obsolete components and work with engineering for approval.
Ensure timely delivery of products to support manufacturing.
Develop new/better/alternate sources of supply to reduce the supplier base.
Maintain purchasing data in computer system so that it is always current.
Resolve problems that occur periodically with suppliers.
Maintain appropriate lead times, minimums and multiples and vendor information for all assigned parts in the system.
Adhere to the general requirements of Ducommun team members.
Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
Perform other assignments as required
Skills & Qualifications
MRP exposure required.
Understand industry commodity trends.
Intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Understanding of engineering drawings and flow charts required.
Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed.
Experience dealing with suppliers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance.
Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
Result-oriented to drive creative solutions for parts availability to support operation requirements and business growth, while driving RCCA for performance improvement and sustainability.
Great communication and teamwork required to work hand in hand within organizations and vendors.
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200 E. Sandpointe, Suite 700 Santa Ana, California, 92707 United States