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Company: Ducommun Incorporated
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


Job Description

Ducommun's Huntsville Performance Center is seeking a Buyer to play a mission critical role! Our buyers procure products within assigned planner codes in a timely and cost effective manner.

The essential job functions are as follows:

* 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
* Update and lead supplier scorecard reviews
* Follow-up with suppliers on open actions and provide guidance on short and long term resolutions.
* Create a path to meet KPIs (PPV, VOI, LTA)
* 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

You will be supporting the common Ducommun goals of making our customers happy or happier while increasing profitability and growth.

Skills & Qualifications


* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* Minimum three years relevant purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment
* Basic knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain function
* Understanding of engineering drawings and flow charts required
* MRP exposure required
* Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed
* Experience working with suppliers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance
* Intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, internet, Word, and Excel

Preferred Experience (not required for consideration):

* 6 Sigma training and/or participation on a Green belt project
* CPIM or equivalent
* Advanced Excel/MRP experience
* Negotiation experience

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities Lift /Carry

Stand - Frequently 10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Walk - Frequently 11-20 lbs - Occasionally

Sit - Frequently 21-50 lbs - N/A

Climb - N/A 51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - N/A

Bend - N/A Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - N/A 10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - N/A 10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - N/A 20-50 lbs - N/A

Drive - Occasionally 50-100 lbs - N/A

Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day).

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day).

Constantly - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day).

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