KLX Inc Buyer in Carson, California
OBJECTIVE:Under direct supervision, sources and purchases aerospace fasteners and parts, as well as other goods, supplies and services necessary for operation of an organization.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by the Company)
Deliver on savings and inventory requirements as per the commodity and business strategies.
Conduct Analysis to determine if orders need to be placed to meet global procurement requirements. Compiles and analyzes data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
Select suppliers, negotiate pricing, issue purchase orders, follow up, and expedite as necessary. Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
Responsible for analyzing assigned part numbers and queue management.
Work closely with Sales department on customer requests and requirements to determine best course of action. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages.
Confirm Purchase Order acknowledgments and verify accuracy of PO details. Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
Collaborate with Quality department on defective or unacceptable goods, and determine appropriate course of action. Complete actions as necessary to resolve issue.
Work cross-functionally and with suppliers on payment issue resolution.
Maintain awareness and understanding of department key deliverables and how buying decisions impact those deliverables.
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma/Equivalent
0-2 year's of related work experience
Strong negotiation skills.
Professional / interpersonal verbal & written communication skills.
Ability to effectively multi-task.
Microsoft office experience.
Or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience
General knowledge of Aerospace compliance and regulations
EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. 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.