AAA Aircraft Supply, a distributor of aerospace/specialty fasteners is seeking a Buyer to join our location in Enfield, CT.
Primary responsibilities will be:
- Negotiating with suppliers for best price, delivery, service and quality.
- Developing new supply sources and maintaining good supplier relationships.
- Creating competitive environment with vendors to reduce costs and lead times.
- Schedule delivery of product, responsible for reducing lead time, trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders and expedite as necessary.
- Develop metrics to monitor supplier quality and delivery.
- Inventory management; establish and maintain inventory levels that meet company goals as well as meeting customer service requirements.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
- Proven ability to effectively negotiate pricing and delivery.
- Must be an independent worker who enjoys a fast paced environment.
- Critical thinking skills to identify alternate solutions to problems.
- Effective time management, organization and multi-tasking skills.
- Excellent keyboard/computer skills.
- Knowledge of ERP, MRP, Strong MS Office, SAP is a plus.
- College degree.
- 3 plus years of experience as a Buyer within the aerospace industry, ideally fasteners.
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