Buyer Associate

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Posted: 12/06/2018 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 165785 Pay Rate: $25.63

Job Description:

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Buyer Associate

The Buyer Associate will support the Space Systems Windsor Locks procurement group.

Will be responsible for the procurement of a variety of material including: machined parts, electronic parts and assemblies and major subcontract/engineered items (i.e., supplier-designed valves, motors, sensors, etc.).

Will support all phases of the procurement process from source selection and negotiations to post-award administration.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

performing various reviews/audits at a supplier's facility,

negotiating terms and conditions of purchase with the assistance Counsel,

coordinating the resolution of supplier issues,

reviewing and understanding supplier-generated program schedules,

expediting orders to ensure on-time delivery of hardware and other deliverables, and the completion of ad hoc reports for management.

Limited domestic travel is required.


BA / BS degree required

1-3 years of procurement experience of the commodities noted above preferably in support of U.S. Government contracts and/or within the aerospace industry.

A general knowledge of FAR, DFAR, NFS and Export Control (ITAR & EAR) requirements is preferred.

The ability to read and understand blueprints and other technical data is highly desirable.

Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Experience with Microsoft Office is required.

SAP experience would be desirable.

US Citizen/Green card required

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.

Patrick Brickhouse

Patrick Brickhouse is a Sr. Technical Recruiter specializing in the Aerospace industry.  Patrick's best advice to candidates is to "remember to always be honest about your skill sets.  Be confident.  Be yourself."  He enjoys placing people in jobs they love and where they can grow. 

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