Buyer - Temporary

Requisition ID:  37282
Business Unit:  CSS Simi Valley (CSS-SV-US)

CA, United States, 93063

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

A Procurement Buyer is responsible for identifying and procuring the goods and services that an organization requires. They identify external material needs of the organization, find services providers who can supply these goods, negotiate for prices and arrange for the purchase and delivery of the goods.

Job Core Responsibilities

Procurement Buyer Duties and Responsibilities

To accomplish their primary goal of arranging the purchase of goods that an organization requires, Procurement Buyers shall perform the following tasks.

Identify Purchasing Needs

Procurement Buyers determine the purchasing needs of the organization. They work with other parts of the organization to forecast demand and evaluate inventory levels, and take orders from within the organization.

Negotiate with Suppliers

Procurement Buyers negotiate directly with vendors to get the best possible pricing and payment options. They shall administer the 6-step procurement process of  bid, award, and administer project supply, services, and construction subcontracts and purchase orders to suppliers. They also do cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction and analyze the impact of pricing changes for goods and services

Inventory Management

Procurement Buyers are responsible for the management of the inventory. They assist in the receipt of purchased materials and services, and keep detailed records of purchases and stocks. They carefully monitor deliveries and any past due shipments.

Supplier Management

Procurement Buyers build relationships with suppliers and manage their performance. They conduct routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance.

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations 
Certifications :
Years Experience :
3-5 years of relevant experience 
Skills :

Self-directed and detail oriented, successful Procurement Buyers have an inquisitive nature and the desire to solve problems with analytical thinking. They have good organizational skills and experience with working as part of a team.

Core skills:

Deep understanding and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts Strong verbal and written communication skills Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel Math Skills: Basic math skills will be needed to analyze prices and get the best deals possible.

Excellent negotiation, customer service and consulting skills Strong market knowledge and experience in working across various functions, businesses and regions In-depth knowledge of ERP based platforms and services Decision-making skills  to make decisions on behalf of your company.



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