Salary Grade: 10
Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications. EBA&D products & capabilities set the U.S. standard and
EBA&D seeks a purchasing professional for the position of BUYER, reporting to the Purchasing & Logistics of our Graham, KY location.
- Responsible for procurement of raw materials, machined components, contract manufacturing & services in support of EBA&D Graham, KY Operations team.
- Experience working with Aerospace and Defense procurement products and processes. Coordinates procurement activities with Production, Quality, Engineering and other personnel for maximum operational effectiveness.
- Functions include ERP/MRP system planning, supplier selection & development, negotiation with suppliers, scheduling, supplier contract management, conflict resolution and maintaining cost-effective inventory control for all materials.
- Ensures that all regulatory requirements with respect to purchasing, storage, and transportation of materials are adhered to.
- Develops procurement justification packages and procurement cost analysis in accordance with the requirements of FAR/DFAR.
- Leads or participates in continuous improvement activities. Provide input in the Supplier Development process by evaluating suppliers’ performance and communicating with suppliers to facilitate improvements in cost, quality and delivery.
- A bachelor’s degree and minimum of two years of relevant experience or a related two year post high school diploma/certificate, and a minimum of six years of relevant experience.
- Must possess core competence in purchasing and materials control services, MRP/ERP systems
- Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal communication.
- Strong background in Lean Manufacturing concepts desirable.
- Proficient PC skills in a Window environment.
- Ability to work independently.
- Master’s degree, CPSM and/or CPCM certification a plus.
How To Apply
Please submit resume via https://ebi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ebadcareers
Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an EO employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.
- Address 500 Bickford Road, Graham, KY 42344