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Bohemia, NY, US

Requisition ID:  462181

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.


B/E’s Lighting & Integrated Systems offers a variety of solutions to business jet and commercial OEM’s as well as airlines directly. Major product lines include Interior Lighting, Exterior Lighting, Cabin Management System, Coax Cable & Trays, System Upgrade Provisions, Engineering, Design and Certification.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Buyer in our Lighting & Integrated Systems business located in Bohemia, New York.





Reporting to the Director of Materials, the Buyer will purchase merchandise, materials, components, equipment, and/or services for the Bohemia, New York business.





  • Purchases materials, parts, and supplies, following established purchasing policies and procedures to optimize price, delivery, and terms. Typically purchases approximately $5 million per year.
  • Follows established procedures, practices and policies which are well-defined, standard and routine.
  • Confers with vendors/suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions for proper authorization.
  • Investigates potential vendors/suppliers and recommends those most desirable; issues requests for quotations; examines bids; makes awards and places orders for standard/routine items.
  • Provides support in follow-up activities to expedite the delivery of goods and services.
  • Interfaces regularly with internal stakeholders (supply chain, operations, account managers, customer service).
  • Assists in studies of market trends.
  • Performs other related duties as required.





  • Bachelor's degreefrom four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, including the following:
    • Proven ability to manage frequent communication with multiple suppliers to deliver positive value to the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a manufacturing environment.




  • Experience in a highly regulated industry, especially aerospace.
  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials (BOM) structure.
  • Experience with MRP / ERP systems.
  • Well organized with solid judgment; able to multitask and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility with, interact with, and influence suppliers, customers, and key stakeholders; Ability to build strong relationships.




The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

 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.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, Purchasing, Buyer, Aerospace, Operations, Engineering, Finance, Aviation

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