Purchasing Manager

Start Date: 2019-04-07

Job Summary



Main Purchasing/ Receipt Responsibilities:

        • Raw Material PO’s for Manufacturing Jobs
        • Assembly items (ex. AS bolts, torque seal, epoxy, etc.)
        • Outside Machining RFQ’s and POs
        • Support Thread Roll O/P Purchase Orders
        • Support for Outside Processing PO’s for MFG 
  • Reviews and follows procedures for supply chain management activities that are explained in P-PUR-01. It is very important to the integrity of the job and ultimately the vendor relationship that the company provides to follow and understand the contract administration procedures.
  • Oversees all purchase order activities associated with the Manufacturing and Thread Roll departments by following:
    • W-PUR-01 Supplier Selection and Evaluation
    • WI-PUR-02 Outside Process Machining
  • Generates the Purchase Order per TA-201, TA-202, TA-203
  • Reviews the Open PO Report daily and completes necessary follow ups on Open Purchase Orders per TA-207. Maintains communication with the appropriate internal personnel about activity at their vendors.
  • Keeps daily electronic follow-up notes in M1’s Purchase Orders Memo Notes pertaining to the status of the PO.
  • Performs the Purchase Order Receipt per TA-204         
  • Supplier Monitoring & Relations:
  • Manages Supplier performance per WI-PUR-03 Supplier Performance Monitoring
  • Identifies problems when vendors call with questions or concerns about a PO. If purchasing agent is unable to solve the problem on his/her own, they will communicate this problem to the appropriate internal personnel.
  • Takes ownership of PO problems and sees them until completion. This includes notifying the appropriate internal personnel of changes that may affect the manufacture, shipping, delivery, price, cost or any other factors. Red Team meeting format may be necessary to establish actions and responsibilities.
  • Completes Planning Change Request forms for their operations that need updating
  • Maintains a working relationship with all vendors, encouraging shorter lead times and competitive pricing

Core Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years college, 4-year degree preferred
  • Minimum of ten years of purchasing/supply chain management experience, preferably in the aerospace industry
  • Manufacturing or machine shop experience preferred.
  • Project Management, communication proficiency and strategic thinking is required.
  • AS9100 knowledge and experience preferred
  • Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office, Outlook, and MRP/ERP systems experience necessary
  • Problem Solving Analysis and Budget Management


Position Specific Skills

  • Ten years of direct experience in a manufacturing environment with computer order entry and customer service knowledge.

Available Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Account, Training, Tuition Reimbursement, Work Boot Allowance

Experience and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years Aerospace Manufacturing experience

Type of Experience:

Buyer of Raw Materials in aerospace Industry

Education: 2-Year College

Physical Demands – General Activities

Regularly Frequently Occasionally
Sitting X
Standing X
Walking X
Climbing / Balancing X
Reaching with arms and hands X
Stooping / Kneeling / Crouching / Crawling X
Hearing X
Feeling / Touching X
Vision – close, peripheral, depth, ability to adjust focus X

Physical Demands – General Activities

Regularly Frequently Occasionally
Lifting / Moving up to 10 lbs X
Lifting / Moving up to 25 lbs X
Lifting / Moving up to 50 lbs X
Lifting / Moving up to 75 lbs X