Senior Buyer at Superior Group
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Type: Full Time
Location: Anaheim, California
Superior Group is looking for Senior Buyer for our Client located in Anaheim, CA
Under limited supervision of the Director Materials, the Senior Buyer is responsible to negotiate, procure, and provide materials, supplies and services cost-effectively and in a timely manner while maintaining the highest level of integrity, quality, and on time deliveries.
Obtain quotes, negotiate, and procure materials and services for the best value.
Prepare needed paperwork for Purchase Order package, shippers, RFPs/RFQs, supplier and interdepartmental correspondence, etc.
Verify accuracy of all documentation including but not limited to supplier proposals to purchase orders, file documentation, invoices and receipts, and sign purchase orders.
Interface with both current and potential suppliers in order to (1) determine best price and delivery for current requirements, and (2) remain abreast of economic and business situations relating to procurement activity.
Assist other departments by obtaining samples and data books for Engineering, Certifications of Inspection, and clarifying paperwork for Receiving, Inspection, and Accounting, etc.
Maintain total ownership of supplier’s deliveries.
Actions taken could include obtaining prints, samples, delivery dates, corrective action, and resolution to discrepant materials.
Will likely involve negotiating with supplier when supplier caused rework occurs.
Process rejected materials back to supplier within a timely manner of receipt of dispositioned MDR.
Continue to develop new vendors and participate with Engineering in the evaluation and selection of alternate source of supply in accordance with Director Materials approval.
Buyer is responsible for reporting accurate and up to date information both in MTO and in production team meetings as assigned.
Due to working in a lean production environment, the buyer shall strive to meet a performance metric of 100% current data in both MTO and in shortage reporting in accordance with company procedures.
Interface with Engineering/Planning on Drawing discrepancies, B.O.M., and EO’s. Work with Program Managers on problems which effect meeting contract requirements.
Make periodic visits to manufacturers and suppliers to assure procurement standards are being maintained.
Buyers whose commodities have vendor partnerships are needed to work in accordance with partnership agreements.
This could mean a more responsive time frame, a higher level of involvement and more frequent supplier visits to inspire supplier success, which will affect PPI success.
Buyers will do desk audits on a weekly basis to determine if their desk “queue” is meeting company standards of placing requisitions, updating purchase orders, processing RTVs, MDRs, AVRs and tracking to completion to avoid delivery impact, ensure suppliers are meeting current quality acceptance and on time delivery goals.
When workload prevents buyer from accomplishing above noted standards, report to upper management and strategize solutions.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Senior Buyer
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Experienced in Military Electronic, Electrical Material, make to print, and general purchasing experience as applicable to commodity assigned.
Experienced in interfacing with Engineering, Planning, Programs, and Quality.
Experienced in negotiations, price/cost analysis, and the development of new suppliers that meet Government Requirements.
Experienced in Government Documentation of Purchasing records.
Should be proficient with the use of personal computers and Excel spreadsheets.
Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen
Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Respond to common inquiries or complaints from internal or