Company: Spectranetix, Inc.
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Due to the sensitive nature of our work, U.S. citizenship is
Location : Sunnyvale, CA
Spectranetix, a small fast-growing company that develops and
provides advanced electronic systems for the U.S. Department of
Defense, is looking for a Senior Buyer to join our various
engineering teams. As a member of the Pacific Defense group of
companies, our growth is accelerating.
Spectranetix designs and builds advanced, military standards-based,
modular open systems architecture (MOSA) systems. These systems
conform to the Army's C5ISR Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS)
and the Air Force's Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA)
Standard. These CMOSS/SOSA systems are used for multi-mission
electronic warfare, tactical communications, signals intelligence,
cyber-EW, high speed computing or simultaneous combinations of
Who are we looking for?
As a Senior Buyer you will negotiate and procure production
materials or services, capital equipment, and sell surplus and
obsolete material. Broad responsibilities for the procurement of
assigned commodities, categories and/or services. Insure FM
policies and procedures for controls are followed to assure
compliance with regulatory requirements.
All aspects of the relationship with a specific supplier within a
Directs and manages all schedules, and purchase orders for the
client account or the product family.
Ensures product is delivered on time, meets quality standards, and
at the right cost. May perform delivery assurance
Plans and organizes all elements of product manufacturing and
distribution related to the acquisition of materials and
Carries out Procurement processes, standards, and operational
plans, including RFPs, negotiation preparations, and cost
Responds to client inquiries about order status, changes, or
cancellations to ensure customer satisfaction.
Carries out activities associated with purchasing goods, materials,
supplies, and services to ensure terms are in the organization's
Prepares purchase orders, approves payments, and negotiates prices
to ensure the procurement process goes smoothly, under general
Compiles price proposals, financial reports, and other data and
information to provide input on reasonable prices.
Prepares requests for proposals (RFP) and bid packages to take on
Monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual
Contacts suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries to ensure
resolution of problems such as shortages and missed or late
5+ years of increasing experience with a proven record of executing
the tactical and strategic duties of the Purchasing function in
Proven track record for executing a visual replenishment (two-bin)
system fed from a bonded inventory at supplier location.
IQC & QMS.
Aptitude in decision making and working with numbers.
Proficient in MS Office Suite (primarily Excel).
Familiarity with MRP systems (understanding of how the MRP systems
work and the ability to work in a manual environment with the
absence of one).
Familiarity with PLM (product lifecycle management) systems such as
Strong negotiation skills with a track record of success.
Ability to create and maintain relationships with key
Excellent communication skills: verbal communication,
presentations, and business writing.
Comfortable in fast-paced high-mix-low-volume prototyping
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience.
Prior purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment is
Spectranetix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any
other protected factor.
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