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Buyer

Location: 

Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  470505

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

 

B/E Aerospace's WestPoint facility focuses on manufacturing the highest quality main cabin economy seating as well as premium aircraft seating for various customers around the globe.

 

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Buyer in our Interior Systems business located in Winston-Salem, NC.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Reporting to the Purchasing Supervisor, the Buyer purchases merchandise, materials, components, equipment, and/or services in order to successfully support the business goals.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Purchases materials, parts, supplies, and equipment following established purchasing policies and procedures and optimizes price, delivery, and terms; typically purchases $5-$10 million per year of products and services; purchases complex items where detailed specification is involved.
  • This seasoned-level position is involved in developing specifications and requires analysis to balance the value of competing bids; guided by established policy and with minimum supervision, carries out broad assignments usually involving the purchase of important and critical items requiring extensive or specialized knowledge and experience.
  • Negotiates contracts where losses, occurring through errors in judgment, would seriously impact company operations.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Negotiates service contracts and approves extra work claims.
  • Conducts value analysis studies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; and a minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience working with SAP.

 

 

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: Winston-Salem

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