The Buyer is responsible to procure at the lowest overall cost in support of MRP requirements, while ensuring superior supplier quality and delivery performance. Buyers develop sourcing tactics and strategies, negotiate purchase order values, and monitor purchase orders in support of programs. Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, develop remedial action plans, and coordinate internal functions required to support the procurement function. Apply root cause analysis, cost analysis, lean enterprise tools and techniques toward the development of a high performance supply chain. Represent suppliers interests internally, advocating supplier positions when appropriate. Achieve positive results while adhering to CPI values, maintaining positive communications with suppliers, and improving supplier relationships.
? Review and assimilate MRP requirements
? Develop sourcing plans and issue RFQ’s/RFP’s
? Perform bid analysis and rationalize purchase order awards
? Negotiate purchase order terms and conditions
? Properly align purchase order deliveries with supplier capacity
? Evaluate potential sources of supply
? Experience in contract negotiations
? Effectively manage supplier performance issues and successfully implement corrective measures where necessary
? Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills is required
? General understanding of Procurement principles and concepts
? Experience working within the Aerospace and Defense industry
? Familiarity and experience purchasing in support of government contracts and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
? Experience in MRP/ERP system
? Proficiency in standard computing software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
** 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.