Sr. Buyer - ITAR / FAR - Aero/Industrial/Defense in Niles, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Niles, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    4 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 385665

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is teamed with a leader in the Aerospace, Defense and Industrial markets. We are currently seeking a talented Sr. Buyer with government regulatory expertise, for our global client.

 Summary of Job Scope:

  • 4-5 years+ of related purchasing experience within an aerospace, defense, and/or industrial environment.
  • Current or prior planner experience is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of ITAR and EAR requirements is a plus.
  • Understanding of Government contracting, including FAR, DFAR and other government regulations is required.
  • Cost/Price analysis skills is a plus. 
  • Will execute competitive and non-competitive procurements.
  • Contact suppliers regarding parts and materials orders and schedules are met. 
  • Track delivery dates and order status in SAP and Excel (SAP experience is preferred). 
  • Interact with the internal supply chain team regarding issues with production schedules and deliveries. 
  • Plan, schedule, release and manage purchase orders and work orders. 
  • Solid knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII) is preferred.
  • Resolve invoice issues, implement engineering changes, and coordinate purchase orders.
  • Good verbal and written communication skill. 
  • High level of detail orientation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills. 
  • High level of detail and organizational skills.
  • US Citizen or a Permanent Resident is required.


  • 4 year degree in a business or related discipline is a plus
  • Six Sigma Certification is a plus

Location: Chicago, IL

Compensation/Benefits:  This is an outstanding fulltime career opportunity, with a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits and career growth potential.



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