USA

Procurement Spec I- Madison, MS

locationMadison - Mississippi (MS), 39110

atVertex Aerospace LLC

Estimated salary $17.29 an hour

Job Description:

Description

Vertex Aerospace is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist 1 to join our Supply Chain Department in Madison, Mississippi. The successful candidate will need to understand the different commodities of procurement and be responsible for Source selection, creating request for quotation (RFQ), Requesting certifications from suppliers, creating purchase orders under $30K, but not limited to, this will be to the discretion of the manager, perform negotiations with pre-approval from your manager and/or senior lead as well as monitoring and tracking supplier acknowledgements, delivery status, assisting senior buyers in the creation of 9 tabs folders. Will also have responsibility of tracking past due purchase orders, to ensure that SAP is updated and notes of the status is posted for data accuracy. Trouble shooting supplier invoices to provide resolution of payment. Participates in supplier visits as well as assist in the developing the agenda for the program review.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sources, negotiates and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for the operations of an aerospace organization.
  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Monitors performance of suppliers.
  • Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions.
  • Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and market dynamics.
  • Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends and maintains necessary records.
  • May prepare Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ) and bid packages.
  • Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.
  • Other projects and initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 0 years of directly related government, industrial or aerospace purchasing or subcontracting experience, OR Associate Degree with a minimum of four (4) years of directly related government, industrial or aerospace purchasing or subcontracting experience, OR completion of high school or equivalent and a minimum of eight (8) years of directly related government, industrial or aerospace purchasing or subcontracting
experience.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data.
  • Some travel will be required.
  • Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, being able to present financial information clearly and succinctly.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to exchange information and interface effectively with suppliers are required.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a public trust position (if required for the position).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (if required for the position).
  • Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.

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    Travel Required

    Yes. 10%

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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