Buyer D20 Simulation Systems
Company: FlightSafety International
Location: Broken Arrow
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services
such as aircraft parts, licenses/agreements, hardware, electronics,
and raw material for the organization.
Junior Buyer Duties:
Must have the ability and motivation to learn quickly, ability to
multi-task, take initiative to get the job done right and
prioritize workload. Must have a positive, customer-focused outlook
and have a strong learning orientation. Must have solid people and
communication skills (both verbal and written) as well as being
organized, analytical and detail-oriented.
Reviews purchase requisitions. Confers with vendors to obtain
product or service information such as price, availability and
delivery schedule. Prepares and completes purchase orders.
Good interaction with vendors and departments regarding basic
purchasing procedures and status of orders. Be able to communicate
with customers and demand on time results.
Follow up on orders to ensure that materials are shipped and
delivered according to the required schedule. Assists Buyer Analyst
in expediting delivery of goods to users.
Resolves issues relating to purchase orders, shipment, pricing and
invoice discrepancies. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or
services with inspection or quality control personnel, users,
vendors and others to determine source of issue and take corrective
action. Works with accounting regarding invoice payments or
Maintain records in accordance with established policies and
procedures. Maintain procurement such as items or services
purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance and
inventories. Accountable for the security of FSI materials,
projects and business information regarding the methods and
techniques used in the production and usage of FSI products.
Buyer I/II Duties:
Ensures that the inventory of materials is up to date and
sufficient for current and upcoming jobs without building up
excessive overstock. Manages inventory levels, coordinating with
buyers and materials forecasting and scheduling
Runs open purchase order reports daily and revises expediting
reports as needed.
Contacts vendors to ensure that they are meeting their committed
Communicates with the transportation company to preclude delays in
Develop metrics for managing delivery need dates. Work with program
management and manufacturing departments and provide weekly
Update purchase order information to ensure data accuracy.
Follow up with buyer/manager to ensure that the required
information is clearly shared.
Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions to ensure clarity and
completeness in description of materials, quantity and quality
requirements, delivery requirements, mode of transportation and
proper support documentation. Investigates and develops sources of
supplies, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests and
reviews quotations. Analyze bid quotations for responsiveness to
RFQ, evaluating factors such as price, delivery, financial status,
technical capability, quality control and geographical location of
Develop competitive sources of supply in accordance with best
practices, company policies, procedures and government regulations.
Make comparative analysis of price and delivery conditions,
availability and quality of material and new sources of supply.
Ensure selected vendors comply with purchasing standards, schedules
and other requirements.
Prepares and completes purchase orders.
Resolve purchasing issues, including supplier progress and/or
problems. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services
with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors and
others to determine source of issue and take corrective action.
Works with accounting regarding invoice payments or questions.
Knowledge of domestic and international standard procurement
practices and procedures.
Experience in export/import regulations, ITAR and knowledge of
current incoterms. Some travel may be necessary.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree from college or university in a supply chain
discipline or related field; and a minimum of one-year experience;
or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of
buying and sourcing techniques, local, regional and national major
vendors a plus.
Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel. Purchasing software, a plus.
Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while
interacting with both internal and external customers.
Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial
behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem
solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement
to other employees and departments.
Accountable for the control and distribution of documents and/or
equipment subject to export control restrictions and the security
of FSI materials, projects and business information regarding the
methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FSI
Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned
Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular
FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.
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