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SENIOR BUYER (AVIONICS)

ALPHARETTA, GA

Job Description:

  • This individual will manage a portfolio of complex procurement acquisitions with both new and existing programs.
  • The qualified candidate must have a thorough understanding and experience with acquisition principles, theories, concepts, regulations, and experience demonstrating a broad application of those practices, techniques, and standards. 
  • The candidate must be customer focused and possess the ability to develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex problems; have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to accurately report findings and procurement status to a variety of audiences; and have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide cross-functional teams, customers and external suppliers. 
  • In addition to this skill set, the candidate will also be required to lead negotiations with suppliers for complex procurements. 

Essential Functions:

  • Review, plan, negotiate purchases in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Obtain written quotations from suppliers in support of competitive bidding.
  • Managing suppliers to negotiate best pricing and lead-time.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite purchase order deliveries.
  • Attend production meetings in support of manufacturing requirements.
  • Maintains accurate supplier, purchase order and department files, including MRB activites.
  • Understands and utilizes the ASL (Approved Supplier List) in supporting the timely placement of purchase orders.
  • As required searches out alternate vendors or supplies to mitigate supply risk.
  • Oversees maintenance of an up-to-date filing system on pricing and vendors to ensure immediate and accurate access to information.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • Previous Procurement experience.
  • Electronics, Aerospace, and/or Avionics experience. 
  • Experience leading a team or project. 

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Recent experience buying in a DoD environment.
  • Strong knowledge of DFAR, FAR.
  • Understanding of purchasing requirements within AQ9100. 
  • Ability to manage multiple major Suppliers.
  • Able to organize required documents within a paperless process.
  • Well organized with the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Master’s Degree, with minimum of 5 years of DoD procurement experience
  • Strong Knowledge of ERP Systems.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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