B/E Aerospace, Inc. Buyer/Planner - Mechanical Commodity in Medford, New York

_B/E Aerospace_

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Mechanical Buyer/Planner in our Purchasing business located in Medford, NY.


Purchases merchandise, materials, components, equipment, and/or services; performs a variety of production planning activities required to attain production objectives. Assignments are relatively complex and generally involve planning activities for products and/or production processes where the manufacturing process is variable.


  • Purchases machined and sheet metal components along with materials, parts, supplies, and equipment following established purchasing policies and procedures and optimizes price, delivery, and terms; typically purchases $1-3 million per year; does not become heavily involved in the development of specifications, but the work is more complex than buying off-the-shelf items.

  • Ability to read and interpret prints.

  • Investigates and identifies qualified suppliers; issues requests for quotations; may evaluate vendor reliability.

  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.

  • Reviews, approves and issues purchase requisitions; follows up and expedites as necessary.

  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items; estimates values according to knowledge of market price.

  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels.

  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • As required, monitors the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.

  • Monitors market trends and conditions.

  • Plans and issues schedules and materials requirements.

  • Coordinates activities of Engineering, Production Control, Purchasing and other departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules.

  • Provides input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, backlogs, and the like.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university.

  • Minimum 2-years’ related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work and life experience.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.