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Purchasing Agent

Company: VSE Corporation
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Responsible for procurement of assigned goods and services required to support the business. Uses best procurement practices to obtain lowest cost and best lead times for assigned items. Continuously develops relationships with strategic suppliers and OEMs. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Performs purchasing duties requiring necessary skills to plan and procure supplies, materials, equipment, and services. * Under supervision, prepares RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs for goods and services. * Evaluates supplier proposals and updates ERP system to communicate current pricing & lead time data to customer service for final quote preparation to end customer for repair. * Places purchase orders for goods and services in support of the business plan. * Expedites purchase orders as required to support our customers. * Resolves issues pertaining to purchase orders: receiving, invoicing discrepancies and timely closure of purchase orders. * Has extensive contact with suppliers. * Interfaces with team members at many levels, up to and including middle management. * Receiving of repair order to facility - create work order, tag, deliver to production for evaluation. * Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * Demonstrated high levels of verbal and written communication, human relation skills and reasoning ability. * Experience with planning systems and requirement generation (Min/Max process). * Ability to effectively negotiate price, quality, and delivery schedules to maximize cost savings. * Superior contract negotiator with strategic purchasing skills and vision. * Full understanding of the legal aspects of purchasing and the ability to negotiate and manage contractual relations. * Excellent skills in multi-tasking, organization, and prioritization of multiple projects. * Basic understanding of the Lean concepts and the ability to use supply chain management principles to support continuous improvement. * Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Access, Excel, and Word. * Conduct Supplier Performance review in conjunction with strategic objectives. * Experience using Quantum. * 3 years of experience purchasing aviation components in lieu of Associate degree. The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing. VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Other details * Job Family Procurement * Job Function Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail and Farm Products * Pay Type Salary Apply Now * Miramar, FL, USA

Keywords: VSE Corporation, Hollywood , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Hollywood, Florida

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