Company: Progeny Systems Corporation
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Buyer position available to handle day-to-day purchases in a
fast paced, quick turnaround environment in support of production.
The ideal candidate must be capable of understanding technical
requirements and communicate technical requirements to vendors. The
position is in a solid, growing defense environment and working
daily with inter-company contract administration, engineers and
program managers. Responsibilities: Solicit bids, analyzes quotes,
conducts cost/price analyses, negotiates price, and selects
suppliers in relation to specifications, quantity, quality,
delivery commitment, price, past performance, and knowledge of the
supplier, government regulations, and established corporate
purchasing policies and procedures. Documents and maintains
purchase order files and folders. Be able to follow up and expedite
orders placed. Work well with the Procurement Team, Contracts
Administration and Program Management. Primary focal point for
communications/negotiations with supply vendors. Assure delivery
commitments are met. Source and assist in the qualification of new
suppliers as needed. Negotiates terms and conditions as required.
Requirements: Prefer strong experience in ERP/MRP enterprise
systems and data entry skills. Purchasing experience in a prime
defense contracting environment and knowledge of U.S. Government
acquisition regulations (FAR, DFAR, ITAR, etc.), understanding the
flow-down requirements from the prime contract flowing down to the
supplier. Strong problem solving skills and resolution skills.
Strong negotiating skills in regards to pricing and delivery. Be
competent in understanding the technical requirements of the
purchase order, and communicating those requirements to the
supplier. Some level of technical knowledge of printed circuit
boards, circuit card and cable assemblies, and related electronic
components preferred. Be well equipped to work independently.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Education/Experience: 3+ years experience in electronics or
industrial purchasing, preferably in a defense environment.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent
applicable experience. Experience with ERP/MRP enterprise level
systems, and proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
Experience with government accounting and acquisition
systems/practices (FAR, DFAR, CPSR, etc.) Applicant must be able to
obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.
Keywords: Progeny Systems Corporation, Pittsburgh , Buyer, Other , Charleroi, Pennsylvania
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