Buyer in Berryville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

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Job Description


Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:
Ducommun’s Berryville Performance Center is seeking a Buyer to procure products within assigned planner codes in a timely and cost effective manner.

•         Negotiate best value with suppliers
•         Perform materials quotation for prices and delivery
•         Procure products within assigned commodity areas in a timely and cost effective manner
•         Identify and reduce long lead times in the system by utilizing material strategies with suppliers
•         Review daily MRP exception message, purchase order status, and order action reports and take appropriate action
•         Must know when/where to buy goods and services
•         Resolve material price variances
•         Identify alternate solutions for obsolete components and work with engineering for approval
•         Ensure timely delivery of products to support manufacturing
•         Develop new/better/alternate sources of supply to reduce the supplier base
•         Maintain purchasing data in computer system so that it is always current
•         Resolve problems that occur periodically with suppliers
•         Maintain appropriate lead times, minimums and multiples; vendor information for all assigned parts in the system
•         Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
•         Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
•         Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:
•         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
•         Minimum three years relevant purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment 
•         Understanding of engineering drawings and flow charts required
•         MRP exposure required 
•         Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed
•         Experience dealing with suppliers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance
•         Intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, internet, Word, and Excel
Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Safety glasses, safety shoes and other designated personal protective equipment as required for the position.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands, occasionally lift one to ten pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus to review supply chain documents, identify parts and clearly see operations and identify hazards in the production area. Use of computer screen and other electronic devices.
• Working Conditions are: 80% office environment, 15% manufacturing environment; 5% outdoors.
• Noise level is moderate in office environment.

• Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.
• Fully enclosed shoes, leather construction, must be worn in all manufacturing areas.
• Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

810 Champlin Avenue
Berryville, Arkansas, 72616
United States