Junior Buyer - #604367

Triumph Group

Date: 11/25/2021 23:00 PM

City: Park City, Utah

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


We are currently seeking a Junior Buyer to help coordinate the procurement and distribution of aerospace materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties. Responsibilities

Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery

Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed

Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity. Understands the different levels of complexity in various quote packages and can evaluate proposal responses accordingly

Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements. Also evaluates the most appropriate supplier to be used for various purchased items and advises team members and/or management on the appropriate supplier to be used

Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs. Cost control and reduction is a key metric of this role

Implements purchase contracts (ie Purchase orders, etc) that comply with company and government regulations

Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company. Drives on Time delivery above 95% overall from all key suppliers

Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records and compliance with all department procedures and goals. Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to function well in a fast paced, high pressure environment. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Candidate should also have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Candidates will be required to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MRP software. Desired Qualifications

Ability to read and interpret documents such as material specifications, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints is highly desirable but not required

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and the ability to speak effectively before groups of internal customers or employees of the organization

Computer skills with inventory software; Order processing systems; Excel Spreadsheet software and MS Word Processing software also desirable

Negotiations and or contracts experience desirable

Travel: Ability and willingness to travel approximately 20% although the expectation is not to have extensive travel associated with this function

Experience with DFAR compliance is a plus

APICS certification desired.

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