166367,  Buyer - Components - CA -

Category: PRO
Job Title: Buyer - Components - CA
Region: CA-Southern California - San Diego
City: San Diego
State: CA
Rate: $30 to $35.00 DOE
Duration: 7 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer - Components for an opening in San Diego, CA.

This temporary position is responsible for the management and administration of hardware, fasteners, microwave, and electronic components, which can be in support of U.S. government contracts. You will assist in the procurement of commercial and military standard components, equipment, and/or services that meet contractual requirements.

* Source and purchase materials, supplies and/or services.
* Create and submit competitive Requests for Quotations/Proposals (RFQ/P's).
* Conduct supplier negotiations.
* Expedite open Purchase Orders to ensure on-time delivery of materials required for the manufacturing of our products.
* Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, including supplier development and continuous process/cost improvements.
* Update databases and/or spreadsheets to track changes to standard costs and to analyze pricing trends and lead-times.
* Support and promote client's supplier diversity program and ensure inclusion in procurement process.
* Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws (Federal Acquisition Regulations, Sarbanes/Oxley, etc.).

* General knowledge of (and experience with) sourcing, procurement, contracting and supplier management processes.
* Proficient negotiation skills, strong verbal aptitude, and excellent writing skills.
* Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office capabilities (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
* Must be process-oriented, with strong continuous improvement and problem solving skills.

* Preference may be given to candidates with experience in the aerospace and defense industry.
* Familiarity with contract Terms & Conditions.
* Knowledge of and experience with an ERP system desired (Baan experience is a plus.)
* Lean and/or Six Sigma experience preferred.
* APICS or purchasing certification preferred.

* B.S. degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Economics preferred, or equivalent education/experience required.
* Solid knowledge of the electronics industry, consistent with at least two years of recent and relevant experience.

9/80, Full-Time

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Patricia Padilla at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x227 or (800) 927-9318 x227

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