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Buyer I

Position Overview:

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Hours 8 am- 5 pm

The Buyer position will focus on Grand Rapids, MI Aerospace location for purchases and programs based in North America. This position will maintain an essential balance between plant operations, supplier quality, engineering changes, delivery expectations, and cost reduction metric opportunities.

In this function you will:

Procurement identifies qualified suppliers, issues RFQs, and evaluates supplier reliability; procures complex items (material, parts, supplies, and equipment), where detailed specification is involved, and following established purchasing policies and procedures and optimizing price, delivery, and terms.

Negotiation negotiates price, terms, quality, delivery, and replenishment strategy, claims, etc., supporting required material flow and supplier performance and relationship development

Supplier Management proactively monitors supplier performance (order placement, order changes, order performance, etc.); proactively identifies and executes solutions to ensure material flow to customer demand; manages issue resolution and recovery; develops/builds supplier relationships; effectively mitigates and escalates related risk to minimize impact to business/material flow and customer commitments

Commodity Management Support/Cost Out/Sourcing Transitions supports development of strategy for assigned commodities; advocates and influences supplier selection and sourcing process; identifies strategic cost out opportunities; leads activities supporting supplier transitions supplier approval process, spec/print package, RFQ, market tests, cost estimates, and other related activities; mitigates cost up challenges and maximizes cost out opportunities

Building Organizational Capability partners with global tactical support team to maximize accountability and tactical execution and supports partner buyer development and building organizational/functional capability; provides tactical execution oversight and direction to ensure tactical execution; develops meaningful relationships with other Supply Chain and Functional Team Members across the site and business Commodity Mgmt., Supplier Development, Plant Operations, Customer Service, Quality, Engineering, EH&S, etc.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Bachelor s degree from an accredited university

Two (2) years of procurement, or supply chain experience including related intern experience.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee or Refugee.

Legally authorized to work in the Client States without company sponsorship now and in the future

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint proficient strongly preferred.