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Buyer, Associate
Ref No.: 18-28095
Location: San Diego, California
Job Overview:
JPerform 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:
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:
Bachelors of Arts/Science - Business Administration
Preferred: Bachelor's or equivalent experience