Senior Buyer
HITCO Carbon Composites - Gardena, CA

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Posting Details (Default Section)

Requisition Number:
0003446

Job Title:
Senior Buyer

Number of Openings
1

Job Code:

Department:
001122 - Purchasing

Position Type:
Regular Employment

Open Date of Recruitment Period:
08/16/2013

Close Date of Recruitment Period:

Open Until Filled
Yes

Summary of Job Content:
Coordinates activities involves with procuring goods and services such as outside processing, raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, advertising, and consulting services for organization.

Dimensions:
In this position, you will purchase goods based on commodity assignment, or materials and services associated to a specific program. Responsbile for purchasing expenditures from $7-25M of goods and services used in the manufacture of products, as well as facility maintenance and upgrades.

Requires extensive knowledge and proficient ability to analyze purchase price variances, detailed cost analysis, and subcontact negotiations and administration. In depth understand of various product and material types, purchasing procedures and order execution. Ability to communicate effectively and provide formal reporting to all levels of management. Proficiency in use of MS Office applications, and MRP systems. Responsible for purchasing materials costs to meet budgets.

Familiarity with composite materials a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.
Principal Accountabilities

Locate sources of supply for materials in the assigned category.

Interview prospective suppliers, determining such factors as capability, quality/delivery performance, lead time, present market conditions, price, discounts offered and availability.

Process requisitions, analyze and determine that each is complete and clear regarding Quality and Engineering specifications.

Prepare complete and accurate request for quotations.

Selects proper supplier, considering available facilities and material, dependability, quality, process variability, reputation and geographic location.

Establish the right price and delivery schedule, including all FOB and tax exemption terms.

Prepare and issues purchase orders and perform required related activities.

Support Small Business and Small Disadvantaged Business activities of the department.

Determine the method of pricing and/or negotiation strategy to be used.

Maintain procurement records in accordance with company procedures.

Constantly investigate new sources of materials and services for better product knowledge.

Seek price reductions through suppliers, quantity discounts, long-term agreements, and value analysis.

Ensure compliance with FAR requirements for government contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:
Shared Accountabilities

Negotiation and Administration of Subcontract terms and conditions.

Participate in forecasting material cost and trends.

Contribute knowledge in current lead times.

Forward information concerning new commodities, process and services to heads of using departments.

Select the best method of transportation in consultation with the traffic department.

Special Requirements:

Position normally requires academic knowledge or training with a degree in Business Administration, Law, Accounting or related fields. Special requirements normally include at least seven years of purchasing experience, including purchase order analysis, manufacturing and production experience with related technical knowledge of work performed and subcontract administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perm the essential functions.

Frequently required to sit, talk, hear, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job is performed in an office environment. The pace of effort required is fast, and requires that a person be capable of working on numerous assignments concurrently.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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HITCO hits the heights with its complex carbon-based composites. A subsidiary of SGL CARBON, the company specializes in the manufacture of...