Buyer Associate

Fort Worth, TX 76137

Posted: 03/04/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 169872 Pay Rate: $28.61
  • The Buyer is a professional responsible for all tactical supply chain functions in support of the business unit, including; demand validation, purchase order (p.o.) creation, p.o management, delivery assurance and exception message management.
  • Will ensure uninterrupted flow of material to support manufacturing and customer OTD
  • Will review purchase requisitions against the master production schedule to validate demand
  • Creates p.o. in accordance with requisitions and contractual requirements
  • Expedites material as needed; negotiating and working changes within supply base through the Change Board process
  • Ensures inventory goals and objectives are met
  • Negotiates with suppliers as required for reschedules in support of inventory and business objectives
  • Supports the Supply Chain Sales and Inventory Planning (SIOP) process
  • Assists the Supplier Performance evaluation process
  • Interfaces with Supplier Quality personnel to ensure supplier performance
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years’ experience in supply chain, preferably in the aerospace industry
  • Understanding of the Supply Chain Sales, Inventory and Planning (SIOP) process
  • Expertise in MRP systems, preferably SAP with understanding of Procurement parameters and usage
  • Understands the basic tools in project management (SOW, WBS, responsibility matrix, change management, resource management, scheduling) to follow up supplier deliverables
  • Effectively uses root cause analysis for problem solving
  • US Citizenship required

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HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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