Sr. Buyer in Oxnard, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Oxnard, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 394103

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized professional staffing and recruiting firm that is currently looking for a Sr. Buyer with 5 years experience. This is a Contract-Direct opportunity with a Aerospace company in Oxnard, CA.

Salary: $ 50.00 HR

Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Coordinates all activities related to the procurement of commodities for all Projects, beginning with intent to purchase through delivery. Acts as the purchasing representative to insure procurement responsibilities are met in a timely manner. Interfaces with Project team, including Sales, Engineering, Mfg. Engineering, Manufacturing, Cost Estimating and Quality.

• Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed.

• Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.

• Evaluates suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements. Develops additional sources of supply and technologies as required.

• Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs. Able to determine make/buy cost effectiveness.

• Implements and maintains purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.

• Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company, while minimizing the cost impact to inventory.

• Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.

• Attends all project meetings. Coordinates all procurement efforts with Buyers and facilitates communications, conference calls and meetings with Engineering and Suppliers.

• Attends weekly CCB meetings. Distributes action items to Buyers and insures completion.

• Train Buyers.

• Other duties as assigned by management.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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