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Senior Buyer

Location: Wichita, KS

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Position Details

  • Qualifications

    • Minimum of 2 years previous purchasing experience working in aerospace manufacturing or related industry strongly preferred.
    • Use of Microsoft Office Suite applications:  Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Use of ERP System: Syteline experience a plus
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Duties/Responsibilities

    • Reviews MRP demands and validates requirements.
    • Procures raw material, supplies, and parts for the purpose of ensuring necessary items for production are available when needed. This may include obtaining quotes and bids.
    • Communicates daily with suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries to support production requirements.
    • Determines best quantity, price and delivery schedule and negotiates as required.
    • Verifies confirmation for accuracy, identifies any bottlenecks and communicates with management.
    • Maintains optimum inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements while minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges.
    • Troubleshoots issues and works with manufacturing and sales team to resolve issues.
    • Researches, identifies, and secures new vendors to receive competitive pricing.
    • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
  • Education and Experience

    • High school diploma required / College or equivalent experience preferred
  • Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds as well as stand, sit, bend, kneel, squat and walk on a regular basis
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen

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Culture and Environment

  • Teamwork, creativity and collaboration
  • Suggestions and ideas are heard.
  • Work-life balance is valued.
  • Clean and climate-controlled environment
  • Modern and spacious breakroom with many food and beverage options
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Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with generous employer premium contributions
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability
  • Life insurance
  • Gym membership discount
  • Employee assistance program
  • Christmas club savings account
  • Referral bonuses
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