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Buyer - Manufacturing
Precision Waterjet & Laser, Orange County’s largest CNC waterjet & laser machining service contractor is seeking a highly experienced & detail oriented Purchasing agent/Buyer. Our ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to support our production departments. Candidates should be aggressive, price conscious & have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be computer literate with knowledge of excel & word software applications. This position is highly technical in nature & having experience in the field of metal fabrication/machining is necessary. This is also a fast paced position, candidates can expect high call & email volumes as well as 15-25 purchase requirements per day.
Duties and Responsibilities
Purchasing raw materials for production such as metals, plastics, shop & office supplies.
Negotiating best prices/lead times on raw materials & outside processes.
Coordinating outside processing requirements such as painting, heat treating and plating.
Evaluating the customer’s product specifications.
Collaborating with CAD & planning department in an effort to promote continuous improvement.
Maintaining documentation and control procedures.
Working with management to plan and streamline purchasing procedures.
Skills and Specifications
Good communication & organization skills
Working knowledge of aerospace & military standards.
Organizing, planning, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work as a part of a team.
Thank you in advance for applying, we are looking forward to discussing this position with qualified candidates.