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Senior Buyer

Company: Excelitas Technologies
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Buyer BOULDER, CO , UNITED STATES Description We are presently seeking an Senior Buyer that will handle purchasing activities including, development of new suppliers, sourcing materials, purchase order placement, purchase order management, supplier management, new materials set up and release in the ERP and document control systems. * Works closely and collaboratively with Project Managers, Engineers, Document, Inventory and Quality control groups to procure materials. * Identifies new and existing suppliers capable of meeting materials specifications, quality requirements and lead times to successfully support production schedules and meeting customer commitments. * Requests quotations, negotiates pricing and delivery schedules. Facilitates contract and T&C negotiations. * Compiles quotes comparison matrixes and collaborates with project managers for optimal supplier selection. * Releases new materials and maintains pricing, lead time and purchasing parameters in the ERP and Document Control systems. * Issues purchase orders and manages open orders in the ERP system. * Monitors open purchase orders to ensure on-time deliveries. * Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information. * Proactively reports potential shortages and availability issues to project managers, manufacturing & planning organizations and works with suppliers to resolve delays. * Establishes priorities for assigned suppliers to meet customer (internal or external) requirements. * Act as primary interface between internal customers and source of supply in technical, quality and FAI discussions. * Controls the inventory of assigned products in accordance with customer requirements and management objectives. * Processes returns of non-conforming products to suppliers. * Supports other members of the Purchasing team as needed through cross training and flexing as workload dictates. * Will lead the MPS implementation * Will be subject matter expert and provide direction for the purchasing aspects of the ERP transition to SAP * May be required to perform as a buyer/planner role in a new product introduction. * Ensures compliance with company operating policies and procedures. * Contributing to continuous improvement initiatives. * Complete special projects and assignments as requested by Management Requirements * Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Production and Operations Management, Purchasing, Engineering, Business Administration, Finance or other related field preferred. * APICS certifications a plus. * 5 + years of purchasing experience in commercial and military environment preferred. * Familiar with ITAR compliance and procurement of materials for defense products a plus. * Demonstrated skills in sourcing, purchasing, contract negotiation, and supplier management. * Experience in new product implementation environment and low volume purchasing preferred. * Knowledge and understanding of production operations, purchasing, and inventory planning. * Problem solving skills, including logical thought processes with the ability to resolve complex issues * Self-motivated with the ability to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple tasks, meet multiple deadlines, and work with minimal direct supervision. * Ability to organize and prioritize daily work. * Purchasing experience in an ERP environment. SAP is a plus. * Advanced computer skills are required. Solid skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). In-depth Excel knowledge. * Strong analytical skills. Data collection and report creation experience. * Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. * Project Management experience a plus. * Strong leadership skills. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Strong team player with proven ability to facilitate collaboration in cross regional and multi-cultural teams. * Ability to travel up to 10% of the time. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, Long term and Short-term disability Pay Range $69,000 - $85,000 Effective December 8, 2021, it will mandatory for every Excelitas employee to be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemption requests from this vaccination requirement will be considered to accommodate medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. This position requires the use of information, which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Visa sponsorship is not available for any position at Excelitas Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation #LI-KR1 Requirements We are presently seeking an Senior Buyer that will handle purchasing activities including, development of new suppliers, sourcing materials, purchase order placement, purchase order management, supplier management, new materials set up and release in the ERP and document control systems.

Keywords: Excelitas Technologies, Boulder , Senior Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Boulder, Colorado

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