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Buyer (2nd Shift)

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Buyer (2nd Shift) in  GAC Savannah


Unique Skills:

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Our aircraft are industry leaders and so are our people. We're looking for talented, motivated individuals who are ready to do innovative work, and we offer exciting career opportunities worldwide.

 

Our procurement team is a critical component in ensuring the that our manufacturing teams have the supplies to produce on time quality airplanes for our customers. Procurement roles are ideal for people who enjoy developing strong relationships, managing complex situations, and are very strategic. All our teams focus on different spaces in direct and indirect procurement.

 

About This Group

This group is a strategic procurement partner for our Special Missions team with a focus on purchase parts for maintenance and overhaul. Special Missions has delivered 200+ aircrafts to 40+countries. Our special missions aircrafts include Medevacs, airborne research, and transport for heads of state, to name a few. The team is a 24x7 global operation. Experience in aerospace, manufacturing, or aftermarket would be ideal for the team. 

 

Important Note:  This role is an off shift role and will be primarily second shift. 


 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 2 years Purchasing or related experience. Master's Degree may offset 2 years of experience. Basic knowledge in purchasing methods and techniques.

Position Purpose:

Under general supervision, develops and implements cost-effective and efficient procedures to purchase assigned commodities in accordance with product specifications, services in accordance with User stated requirements, and company policies and procedures.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Develops sources of supply and obtains information from suppliers concerning product and/or service specifications, price, delivery dates, etc. and ensures all applicable data is current at supplier.
  2. Solicits quotes, conducts bid evaluations, evaluates costs, negotiates optimum delivery schedules and ensures the best combination of price, quantity discount, product quality, standard terms and conditions, and where appropriate, supports the establishment of long term agreements such as Master Orders and Blanket Purchase Agreements.
  3. Communicates with User departments such as Engineering, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Planning, Facilities and other departments as necessary to ensure their requirements are met.
  4. Prepares definitive purchase orders, including terms and conditions, makes award, administers contracts with suppliers within budgetary limitations, and ensures schedules are met. .
  5. Monitors supplier performance, and prepares reports and other records pertaining to the items or services purchased, cost, delivery, product or service performance, supplier performance and/or inventories, as applicable.
  6. Resolves problems related to purchasing, delivery, receiving and payment to the supplier; determines source of the problem and takes appropriate corrective action.
  7. Coordinates administration of and response to all contract related documentation to include the requirement to review, coordinate, negotiate and implement changes to the contract.
  8. Supports the make-or-buy review and decision process.

Additional Functions:
  1. Assists in planning and reviewing the work of Associate Buyers, where appropriate. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 207661

Category: Purchasing

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: Second

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/01/2022 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

 

 

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

 

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