Buyer - #689638

Korry Electronics

Date: 4 days ago

City: Everett, Washington

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Thank you for your interest in
Korry Electronics:!

Our company culture is focused around ownership, transparency, process improvement and trust & respect. We are looking for talented people (like you!) to lead our business to the next level while giving you the opportunity to develop your own career

We have been at the forefront of the aviation industry since the beginning, creating the first lighted cockpit controls for the military and commercial aircraft industry. The Korry product team continues this tradition as it develops the crew station of the future, providing state-of-the-art switches, cockpit controls, high-performance displays, and night-vision filters. We are passionate about what we do. For more information, please visit

Join the Korry team and find out why this is such a great place to spend your career!

What you will do:

The Buyer is responsible for facilitating the timely order flow of materials, components, and supplies to support production. They issue purchase orders to approved suppliers, ensure just-in-time delivery of components, expedite deliveries to resolve shortages, optimize inventory levels, maintain compliance to approved supplier list and agreement terms and conditions. Buyers support and implement Supply Chain initiatives and best practices

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Purchase materials, components, equipment, and services from a variety of sources, including maintaining associated MRP system requirements.

    • Obtain schedule and delivery confirmations from suppliers and responsible for updating the system accordingly.

    • Validate and communicate schedules and forecasts to suppliers to achieve on-time deliveries.

    • Manage and update workbench and ERP data.

    • Manage part shortages and expedites.

    • Drive root cause corrective action and change to prevent shortage recurrence.

    • Communicate and collaborate with Demand Analysts to ensure MRP accuracy.

    • Drive cost reduction projects.

    • Review and validate the Supplier Report Card on a monthly basis.

    • Manage and communicate supplier performance levels and inventory levels.

    • Recommend alternative ordering methods (i.e. Blanket Purchase Order, Kanban, VMI and Outside Processing) that incorporates lean concepts to improve overall effectiveness of the Purchasing department.

    • Support and assist with the maintaining of Kanban and Plan for Every Part (PFEP) programs.

    • Support engineering changes and communicate to suppliers.

    • Initiate and support supplier corrective action plans for improvements

    • Manage MRB and RTV.

    • Support the Purchasing team workload balance with a “can do attitude” and helping the team as required.

    • Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above.

    • Understand and live by the Korry’s culture and business conduct policies

    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

What you must have:

    • Demonstrated experience in a purchasing function interfacing with multiple customers

    • 5 or more years of relevant experience

    • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Operational Excellence

    • Must possess strong communication skills

    • ERP and MRP experience

    • Must be proficient with MS Suite

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervisory inputs

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous Aerospace, Medical or Automotive Work Experience

    • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing

    • Problem-solving aptitude

    • Attention to detail

    • Outstanding organizational ability

Where We Work:

Our headquarters, a 216,000 square foot facility, is located in Everett, Washington. Everett is a great place to live and work; just 30 miles north of Seattle. This thriving community is an aerospace hub! The city, and nearby cities of Mukilteo and Snohomish, offer excellent public schools, fabulous parks, beaches, and safe streets. You can dip your toes in salt water and ski down a mountain all in the same day. Nature is truly right outside your door

Benefits Package Details: :

    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision

    • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous company contribution

    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

    • 401(k) matching

    • 12 paid holidays (including a holiday shutdown week)

    • Minimum of three weeks paid time off plus one week paid sick time to start

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Parental leave

    • Short term and long term disability

    • Life insurance

    • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

    • Long-term care plan options

    • Prescription safety shoe & glasses benefit

    • Vanpool subsidy

    • Recognition awards

    • Employee referral bonuses

    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

Korry Electronics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, marital status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, childbirth, genetic information, or military and veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our application process as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 425-297-9700.

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