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Medford, NY, US

Requisition ID:  469954

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.


At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a 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 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.
  • 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 two years related experience and/or training.
  • Minimum two years ERP/MRP experience



  • Aerospace industry 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.

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

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

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