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Sr. Buyer

L3 Technologies
Sylmar, California, 91342, United States
November 05, 2019


Job Summary:

• Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic components, mechanical components and electro-mechanical components.

• Able to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders in accordance with division policies, procedures and government regulations.

• Able to perform cost/price analysis.

• Work with suppliers on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations.

• Act as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.

• Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary.

• Work with Planners to maintain inventory levels consistent with production requirements and targeted inventory goals.

• Prepare reports, attend meetings and respond to special assignments.

• Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities.

• Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

• BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field, preferred.

• Minimum Experience Requirements: 7+ years’ experience in procurement; 3 years’ experience directly related to defence/aerospace procurements.

• Preferred Experience Requirements: Experience working within defence/aerospace manufacturing company with low volume/high mix production requirements. Strong working knowledge of procurement, planning and scheduling fundamentals. Must have good working knowledge of MRPII system.

• Special Certifications :CPM or APICS certification preferred

• Specific/Special Skills: Must have basic knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements