Buyer in Tulsa, OK at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Buyer

Job Description


This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of materials and services for the Tulsa operating center. This will require strong understanding of procurement process and commodities as well as time management skills, negotiating skills & managing multiple projects.
1. Material Scheduling:
• Plans, schedules, places orders and administers purchase orders to ensure quality component is delivered on time in accordance with the requirements shown in ERP/MRP, aligning with S&OP process and standard work.
• Forecast and demand reviews - creating requests for changes to the planning if forecast looks high or low.
• Past Due Orders review & communication to supplier; update PO's with status – responsible for Supplier delivery OTD to minimize component past due.
• Manage master blank order to release material schedule according to material needs, confirm supplier material delivery and follow, expedite order delivery to meet production schedule.
• Review Purchase Requisitions queue, manage critical releases/aged requisitions and take action.

2. Supplier Performance:
• Supplier order management - expediting - ensure suppliers are performing to meet on time delivery (OTD).
• PO confirmation management ensuring suppliers are performing to expectations.
• Support supplier development activities align with commodity strategy.
 
3. Material and Inventory Performance:
• Responsible for material inventory accuracy and inventory level - balance between safety stock and inventory level.
• Support and align commodity strategy within scope of control to achieve Cost and productivity savings in line with targets.

4. ITAR Compliance:
• Ensure ITAR compliance and control through secured and coded correspondence and designated / approved communication portals.

5. Data Analysis:
• Validation of data and systems for accuracy and other procurement support functions.
• Supplier Goods Receipt Queries - actioned and reviewed in a timely manner to ensure supply is not affected.
• Lead-time review to mitigate gaps in supply, reduce short to lead time orders.
• Update internal reports in support of key metrics.

6. Continuous Improvement:
• Use of operation system tools- 5S, Kaizen, RCCA, Gemba activities, etc. to achieve improvement objectives.
• Support development of standardization, guidelines, and policy compliance requirements across category level.

7. Internal Communication and Collaboration:
• Support and promote company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork and utilize the Ducommun Way methodology to achieve objectives.
• Interface with every key functions and levels of the businesses as required.
• Daily Tier Meetings to support critical operational requirements.
• Supporting Audits (internal and external).

Skills & Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required. Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.
• Team player with ability to communicate professionally at all levels of the organization.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent customer focus – internal and external.
• Decisive, assertive, highly motivated and enthusiastic.
• Dynamic, flexible to pick up every changing priorities and targets.
• Highly motivated and able to work in fast-paced environment
• Knowledge/experience in procurement and material scheduling activities
• Strong attention to detail.
• Bachelor degree, or equivalent experience, in Business, Supply Chain, or other related degree.
• 2 + years of experience in procurement of material for aerospace contracts and under FAA, FAR, DPAP or other government regulations.
• Aerospace or Electronic Component manufacturing experience desired.
• Working experience with QS/ISO, ERP, or MRP environment and culture.
• Knowledge of engineering, production and process techniques such as lean and continuous improvement.
• Intermediate to Advanced Excel, Power Point, and Systems Database/Query Capability


11616 East 51st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74146
United States

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