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Senior Buyer

Company: Aerotek
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Now hiring a Senior Buyer to join a growing company in Beaverton, Oregon!


Essential functions:

Plan and fulfill material requirements, coordinate material flow through the supply chain, in support of a Master Production Schedule and other purchasing signal tools. Maintain positive relations with internal customers, co-workers, and suppliers. Key performance objectives include timely placement of purchase orders, on time delivery, adherence to inventory strategies, and performing timely part analysis.

- Will be overseeing two other buyers, but have experience managing

Performs detailed part usage analysis:

Review historical use

Review historical purchases (price, lead-time, quantity)

Develops an analytical strategy (by part number)

Manages numerous items in assigned part categories

Performs Buying functions

Performs competitive bidding (and analysis)

Generates purchase orders

Follows up on open orders (expedite / de-expedite)

Participates in make versus buy analysis (future)

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Additional Skills & Qualifications

5+ years plus of Buying Experience required. And 2 of those years must be managing at least 1 employee.

-MRP / ERP experience (They use Great Plains)

-MS Excel (intermediate no V lookups but would be great if they were a strong user)

-Manufacturing experience required (working at a manufacturing company).

-Ability to read Part Drawings (engineering docs that show all the parts that goes into the product). Will be ordering the parts from these drawings.

Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough.

Strong planning, organizational, analytical, communication, and networking skills are required.

Team attitude; eager to cooperate with others with exceptional interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.

Exceptionally high level of commitment to the success of individuals and overall projects.

Willing to put in extra effort and hours as needed.

Competent with computer software such as Great Plains (or similar MRP system), Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, MS Access.

If interested, please apply or send your resume to Guillermo at

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Beaverton , Senior Buyer, Other , Beaverton, Oregon

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