Purchasing Agent / Buyer (MRO)
Commercial Jet •
Obtains goods and services for the repair station including the acquisition of aircraft parts, components and aeronautical hardware from Company approved sources. The
Buyer reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions, prepares routine bid specifications, issues bid requests, reviews quotations.
·Compiles records and reports.
·Data entry of all purchase orders.
·Calling, faxing or mailing to vendors of all new purchase orders.
·Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price,availability, and delivery schedule
·Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
·Contacts vendors to find out status of an order.
·Contacts vendors with discrepancies with quantity and quality.
·Prepares routine bid specifications.
·Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years purchasing experience with at least one year of purchasing, expediting or directly related job experience in the Aviation industry.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of software packages.
Must have good phone skills and interact well with others
Organizational and multi-tasking skills
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