Buyer

Buyer

03 Nov 2023
Illinois, Chicago, 60601 Chicago USA

Buyer

Job#: 1303522

Job Description:

As a Buyer, you will be responsible for acquisition of Airborne materials, processing indirect orders for services, and maintaining vendor relationships with vendor inside sales teams. Your main mission is to help us process the incoming demand and then coordinate the movement of those materials, aiming to deliver the right parts, to the right place, at the right time to satisfy our customers.

We are growing rapidly and it is a critical time for our Supply Chain teams to develop world class processes with world class talent. Each role comes with the opportunity to have a direct impact on how this work is completed. The right candidate will be someone that loves to take ownership and accountability for their goals, works independently, and is not afraid to push thru to solve tough problems. The people making great things happen today are passionate about Intelsat's success and we can't wait to add more committed teammates.

Are you up to the challenge?
  • Process Purchase Orders from the various sources of Demand (MRP Output, Unplanned Expedites, Vendor Returns, etc.)
  • Enter Purchase Order Acknowledgements
  • Monitor Purchase Orders to ensure delivery dates are met
  • Expedite and escalate orders, as needed
  • Drive Purchase Orders to invoice completion
  • Ensure identified vendor return/rejected units are sent for repair or rework to meet demand

You should definitely have:
  • A love for Aviation and Aerospace
  • 1-5 years' work experience in an ERP / MRP driven environment
  • Ability to listen, discern, and resolve issues with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment without sacrificing accuracy, detail, and quality
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • High motivational ability to function independently
  • Strong organizational skills

It would be nice if you had:
  • 3-5 years' work experience in a Supply Chain
  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation, Supply Chain, Business or related field.

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