Buyer, Commodity-FSI (12184)
Requisition Id 12184 - Posted 02/27/2013 - United States - Marysville, WA - Procurement
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If you're interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork and rewards ingenuity, then B/E Aerospace may be right for you. As the world''s leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions, and the world''s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables for the commercial, business jet, and military markets, a career at B/E Aerospace is beyond what you''d expect in a job. At B/E, we realize that our employees are one of the keys to our success. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed and generate results. B/E Aerospace, Inc. - Flight Structures (FSI) located in Marysville, WA has the following position to fill:
Purchases merchandise, materials, components, equipment, and/or services. Participates as supply chain Subject Matter Expert on cross-functional new product development teams. Drives new product development supply chain initiatives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Purchases materials, parts, supplies, and equipment following established purchasing policies and procedures and optimizes price, delivery, and terms; purchases complex items where detailed specification is involved.
Displays technical knowledge from an Engineering standpoint as well as understanding of manufacturing processes and able to identify quality differentiators between products and suppliers. Ability and experience in participating in and conducting supplier audits.
This seasoned-level position is involved in developing specifications and requires analysis to balance the value of competing bids; guided by established policy and with minimum supervision, carries out broad assignments usually involving the purchase of important and critical items requiring extensive or specialized knowledge and experience. Interviews supplier representatives regarding specifications, costs, inspection, and similar problems relating to parts and equipment
Solicits bids and quotations; reviews and negotiates purchase contacts for major commitments;
analyzes and evaluates bids to determine optimum value; selects suppliers, issues purchase orders, follows up, and expedites as necessary; evaluates vendor reliability.
Develops new supply sources of supply where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Develops new sources of supply based on industry trends and program needs. Utilizes strong project management abilities to manage milestones and actions to drive projects to completion. Works closely with Program Manager and Engineering to communicate supply chain lead time requirements for new purchased parts.
Excellent communication and follow up skills required. Ability to manage various and complex tasks and to manage time effectively.
Manages all first articles for new parts from the supply chain perspective. Working closely with Commodity Buyers, Is accountable for 100% of all parts delivered on-time to meet ship set #1 for all new programs. Assists buyers with any supplier issues with new products.
Negotiates contracts and agreements for program. Negotiates service contracts and approves extra work claims.
Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
Conducts value analysis studies and actively participates in Value Add/Value Engineering projects. Demonstrates project management abilities.
Performs other related duties as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be proficient in Excel
Demonstrated ability in reading drawings
Demonstrated ability and experience in understanding manufacturing processes.
Demonstrated ability and experience in participating in and conducting supplier audtits
Experience in contract negotiations
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor''s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; and five-to-eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS n/a
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
For an exciting future, excellent compensation and benefits that include a comprehensive medical/dental plan, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, holiday pay, life insurance, and disability benefits, apply on-line at:www.beaerospace.jobs, choose Job Search and Location: US - WA Marysville.
B/E Aerospace - FSI
6330 31st Ave NE
Marysville, WA 98271
(BE conducts post-offer & pre-employment drug testing)