Senior BuyerJob ID # 2020-10937Contract OpportunityLocation: Plano, TXIndustry: Aerospace & DefenseMinimum Education: Bachelor’s DegreeMinimum Experience: 8 years What You’ll Do: •Execute and manage Purchase Orders for the procurement of major/critical commodities, services, and complex procurement

Senior Buyer

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. • 
Plano, Texas, USA
Position Type: Contractor
Job Description:

Senior Buyer

Job ID # 2020-10937

Contract Opportunity

Location: Plano, TX

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 8 years

What You’ll Do:
•Execute and manage Purchase Orders for the procurement of major/critical commodities, services, and complex procurements, with emphasis on improving supplier quality and lowering total cost of ownership for the program.
•Prepare and issue moderate to high complexity, value and risk purchase orders and complex agreements, and ensures all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with policy and procedure.
•Able to identify risks and mitigate them when negotiating terms and conditions.
•Lead supplier issue resolutions (lead time, drawing issues, etc.); work with Operations Program Manager, Supplier Quality, etc. to resolve supplier quality issues, identify sources for new products, and improve supplier performance; issue supplier corrective actions, and quality control instructions; and assess supplier responses to corrective action requests.
•Work with management to address all aspects of supply chain management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
•Coordinate purchasing activities with internal partners to acquire products and services in a cost effective and timely manner.
•Support proposal activities with innovative solutions to meet Program needs and requirements.
•Process purchase requisitions, purchase orders, purchase order revisions, and requests for quotes to suppliers.
•Perform cost or price analysis on procurements of moderate to high value, risk and complexity.
•On proposals, procurements, and agreements, negotiates and documents terms and conditions, price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements on moderate to high complexity procurements.
•Monitor the cost, schedule and scope of assigned procurements to negotiate highest quality at best value.
•Develop new supply sources where suppliers are no longer competitive.
•Recommend cost saving proposals or alternative sources.
•Interact with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues.
•Build productive internal/external working relationships.
•May coordinate activities of other personnel.
•Attend proposal planning and proposal kickoff meetings.
•Collaborate with functional areas to obtain the latest BOM to initiate the estimating process and prepares and documents priced Bill of Material and Material (BOM) cost estimate development.
•Review requirements document (i.e., requisitions, statement of work, drawings, and specifications) for clarity and adequacy.
•Provide inputs into procurement decisions including make/buy, source selection, market research and supplier qualifications.
•Identify potential resources for required materials, equipment, supplies and services, and develops and issues request for proposals.
•Receive, review, and evaluate supplier proposals to ensure they meet proposal requirements
•Participate on proposal evaluation teams in fact finding, technical evaluation, and cost/price analysis.
•Ensure communications regarding material status is being generated, presented and distributed to appropriate personnel.
•Conduct supplier surveillance and audits.
Job Requirements:
•Must successfully pass a credit check.
•Has in-depth knowledge in assigned commodities and advanced decision-making skills.
•Exercise good judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
•Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
•Ability to apply advanced project management skill and knowledge.
•Ability to work and succeed in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while demonstrating superior presentation, communication, team building and leadership skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work as an individual contributor or on a team.
•In-depth knowledge of Supply Management and how to implement strategies into practice.
•In-depth knowledge/understanding of Government contractor purchasing requirements, how to apply Federal Acquisition Requirements/DFAR, and use of the ERP/MRP systems.
•In-depth knowledge in the applicable contractual flow downs, corporate policies/procedures, federal, state, Federal Acquisition Requirements/DFAR , and local laws, and the ability to apply them in the procurements of commodities/services/subcontracts.
•Very strong analytical skills and ability to make decisions that enable achievement of goals.
•Very strong negotiation skills and ability to develop win-win solutions.

*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:
•Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

What to Expect:
•Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
•Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


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Job Ident #: 2020-10937
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