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Buyer, Associate
Ref No.: 18-15861
Location: San Diego, California
Title: Jr Buyer
Duration: 15 Months
Location: San Diego, CA
  • Perform buying transactions and sourcing activities of multiple components & assemblies across several commodities (electrical, mechanical, component & custom product, and sub-assembly) for both new product development and manufacturing.
  • Review system generated (via Oracle ERP) and manual requirements for component/assembly/services demands.
  • Generate & issue purchase orders; follow-up on open order reports; and expedite requests to suppliers via phone/email to ensure timely receipt of material(s) to support internal demand requirements.
  • Purchase order problem resolution, including order receiving issues, A/P issues, material returns, and non-conforming materials.
  • Interface with multiple internal customers & support teams (including Program & Product Management, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Receiving, Quality, Customer Service Administration, Contracts, Legal, and other Procurement disciplines.)
  • Provide back-up for other members on the team.
  • This may include, but is not limited to, other Buyers, supporting SCAs in daily transactions, and running reports for the Business Process Analyst while on leave.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • An entry-level buyer position requiring a motivated individual that is self-driven to succeed in a dynamic, high-tech, new product development and manufacturing environment.
  • 1-3 years buying experience is desirable Knowledge of ERP systems is desirable (specifically, Oracle)
  • Familiarity with supply base management is desirable Knowledge of Excel, including sorting, filtering, formulas, Pivot Tables, etc.
  • Report generation, distribution, and follow up may be required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts/Science - Business Administration