Sr Buyer Hot
- Everett, Washington
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Sr Buyer job at Acara Solutions in Everett WA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Acara Solutions (formerly Superior Group) is one of the Countrys largest staffing services organizations. They have many aerospace clients in the Everett region. One of them is looking for a Buyer 3. This is a Bachelors degree required salaried direct position. The employee is expected to work onsite the majority of time.Under the direction of the Materials Manager and Purchasing Leads this position shall be responsible for the procurement of designated materials supplies and equipment for operations to meet purchasing demands. The Buyer 3 position will coordinate with inventory management and use materials management and inventory control principles and techniques to maintain accurate inventory levels and to meet the needs of the business.The Buyer 3 will leverage world-class negotiation and sourcing strategies tools and processes and mitigate risk.Research select and purchase quality products and materialsEvaluate supplier information and analyze quotes to determine best total valuePlace purchase orders with suppliersResolve blocked invoices as a result of pricing errorsContribute to the achievement of Procurement Services and Supply Chain goals and initiatives as identifiedDemonstrate and promote ethical behavior in dealing with external and internal business situationsAssist in providing buyer coverage as neededCoordinate with materials team management and production areas as requiredEnsure shortage risks are being communicated to production and managementFollow requirements for PPV and provide justification as necessaryFormulate short and long term strategies to ensure quality and continuity of part supplyPerform Make / Buy Analysis on higher level assembliesNegotiate long term contract pricing agreements with suppliersDevelop and maintain suppliers who share in companys ideals of total quality as well as continuous improvement on part and service quality delivery performance and total costConduct Performance Readiness Assessment with SuppliersPresent project status or other data to functional managers and occasionally to senior managementFocal point for root cause / corrective action assigned to suppliersRequired Skills / Qualifications:Bachelors degree (in Supply Chain Management or similar ideal)Min 5 years of buyer related experience within an aerospace manufacturing environment that includes exposure to the majority of the following: contract negotiations logistics materials management inventory and/or warehousingMin 3 years of experience sourcing complex manufacturer partsMin 1 year of experience with ERP software tools (e.g. Epicor SAP)Min 2 years of experience purchasing contract manufactured parts / assembliesMin 5 years of experience working with MS Office and/or other software tools (e.g. databases spreadsheets)This is an ITAR facility U.S. Persons RequiredPreferred:Lean manufacturing environmentSix Sigma backgroundContract NegotiationsDemonstrate experience in contract writing or amendmentProficiency with writing process documentation and work standardsDemonstrated experience with transfer of work to a new sourceReading / analyzing of technical drawingsAleron companies (Acara Solutions Aleron Shared Resources Broadleaf Results Lume Strategies TalentRise Viaduct and Aleron?s strategic partner SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion gender identity sexual orientation national origin genetic information sex age disability veteran status or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.Aleron companies; Acara Solutions Aleron Shared Resources Broadleaf Results Lume Strategies Viaduct and Alerons strategic partner SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion gender identity sexual orientation national origin genetic information sex age disability veteran status or any other legally protected basis.
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