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Buyer III

  • Location: Lenexa, 66219
  • Salary: $39 - $45 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 months ago

Title: Buyer III
Term: 9 months
Location: Lenexa, KS

Long term contract opportunity in Lenexa, KS for a Buyer III. 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Purchase components and commodities for production.
  • Manage assigned product lines and suppliers.
  • Status purchase orders.
  • Align supplier schedules with production schedules.
  • Obtain schedule and delivery confirmations from suppliers.
  • Establish and maintain order policies and lead times for responsible product lines.
  • Anticipate and communicate delivery delays from suppliers.
  • Manage part shortages and expedite.
  • Manage purchase order exception messages.
  • Resolve receipt and invoice discrepancies.
  • Monitor supplier delivery and quality performance.
  • Support strategic supply chain projects in support of site and/or enterprise goals.
  • Develop supplier capabilities to improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Evaluate and analyze supplier quotations and services to determine most desirable supplier.
  • Interface with Engineering in support of design changes, new product introduction, make or buy decisions and participate in the development of specific commodity strategy roadmap, problem resolution and process improvement.
  • Support pre-production purchasing activities and facilitate the transition of commodity purchasing from development group to production group.
  • Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
  • Adhere to all client rules and codes of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • BA/BS degree w/2–7+ years of buying experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Macola experience a +.
  • Experience must be in a manufacturing environment working with direct production materials.
  • Familiar with AS9100 and ISO requirements.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work effectively with all levels of customers and company personnel.

  • Client supply chain experience

About our client
Our client is a multibillion-dollar company that provides technologically advanced solutions for global aerospace and the defense industry. With over 68,000 employees they can continue their legacy of quality, trust, and customer service. If you want to work with the most innovative and passionate people and soar together, apply today.