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Requisition ID:  118992
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Kentucky (3015)

Danville, KY, United States, 40422

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Buyer is responsible for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment and services necessary to support production and plant operations as economically and efficiently as possible.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Process purchase requisitions into purchase orders in a timely manner and ensuring accurate information is included in the purchase order.
  • Responsible for commodity delivery and quality performance, including obtaining accurate delivery information from suppliers.
  • Direct solicitation from suppliers using a formal inquiry format, incorporating all necessary information required for seller’s quotations.
  • Evaluate quotations received from prospective suppliers and make a decision regarding award of purchase order.
  • Negotiate with selected suppliers, to obtain the lowers unit cost.
  • Implement formal and legal contractual documentation into the purchase order, encompassing all corporate and government requirements.
  • Identify problem areas and initiate corrective action and establish problem resolution dates.
  • Maintain compliance with all corporate and divisional procurement policies and procedures as contained within the corporate Standard Practice Letters and Procurement Manual Instructions.
  • Provide regular and periodic reporting in areas of responsibility as directed by management.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree required; major in Business or Engineering a plus
Years’ Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Buyer/Expeditor or Material Planner
•  SAP experience desirable
•  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to drive tasks to completion
•  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools

Parker Meggitt is committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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