Mechanical Buyer

Stamford Permanent USD55,000 - USD60,000 per year
  • Great Opportunity to Join a Privately Held Organization in Aerospace/Defense
  • Client is Actively Hiring | Onsite Position

About Our Client

Our Client manufacturers highly engineered luminance niche products for the aerospace, military and medical markets from their modern facility in Southwestern Connecticut. In particular, our client manufactures photometers, luminance targets, integrating spheres, laboratory power supplies, and luminance standards, catering to Aerospace, Ground Vehicle and Shipboard lighting applications.

Job Description

  • Screening and evaluating a supplier to choose the best materials, products, or services for their business
  • Develop business relationships with suppliers and clients.
  • Evaluate vendors based on Quality, Cost and Delivery, and design strategies to minimize the cost/time required to acquire materials and exploit relationships.
  • Manage vendor relationships while building effective partnerships. Develop and implement purchasing strategies for all products in a manner that is most cost effective and beneficial to the company.
  • Responsible for overseeing the prompt resolution of any vendor claims due to defective or unacceptable products, goods, or services.
  • Mechanical/Electrical Buyer aspects will play an active role in improving quality, efficiencies, and cost containment/reduction, as well as oversee all new projects from a material development and inventory standpoint.
  • Responsible for securing agreements with vendors and negotiating the best total prices.
  • Process outside service orders
  • Handle the requirements for higher value purchases.
  • Member of the inventory team
  • Propose improvements to management regarding activities that include purchasing and inventory.
  • Other Duties - Any reasonable task requested by the company.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Identify good buying opportunities
  • Recognize market fluctuations and capitalizing on advantageous buying situations
  • Maintain and provide current understanding of industry best practices and technology trends.
  • Identify tools, processes, and metrics to optimize supplier value.
  • Good technical writing, documentation, and record keeping skills.
  • Good analytical problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to contribute in a cross functional collaborative environment.

What's on Offer

  • Comprehensive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid Vacation time
  • 401k with Company Match
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
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