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An established and growing manufacturing company in Goleta is searching for a Buyer to join their Supply Chain Department. We offer a great benefits package, as well as a 9/80 work schedule. If you are looking to grow with in the company, this could be a great fit.

This person will perform a variety of procurement functions involved in the acquisition of materials and services through partnering with suppliers using LEAN Principles.

Job Responsibilities:

-Preparing purchase orders using the internal computerized system, and placing orders for the purchase of parts and materials

-Analyzing requirements of commodities including specification requirements, preferred suppliers and dates commodities are needed

-Ability to effectively communicate parts status to all team members

-Ability to negotiate and administer purchase orders in support of production needs.

-Work with Suppliers in order to develop a working partnership to achieve JIT deliveries and improved Quality.

-Assures that purchase contracts comply with PDT, government and customer requirements.

-Works closely with Engineering on changes to drawings and specifications, and follows up with suppliers to revise and amend purchase orders

-Communicates with suppliers to expedite and resolve problems and to obtain required material certifications, test reports and product specifications.

-Maintains electronic records and prepares reports of order status and expected delivery dates.

-Attends and participates in meetings, and provides order status updates.

-Following LEAN Principles to continually improve operations in a Team environment to streamline processes, and work cooperatively and jointly with the Supply Chain to ensure JIT.


-AA degree in business administration or related field preferred

-Knowledge of LEAN principles

-Knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures

-ERP experience

-Knowledge of parts and material specifications

-Ability to read engineering drawings

If you are interested and qualified, please reply with your updated resume.

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