Buyer- Procurement, Philadelphia PA

Philadelphia, PA 19114

Post Date: 07/12/2018 Job ID: 5291 Industry: Aviation

Buyer- Procurement   Philadelphia, PA, US


Acts as an authorized agent who reviews purchase requisitions, solicits quotations, and pace orders for procurement of goods and services up to authorized levels. 


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reviews all purchase requisitions for completeness and initiates action on requirements
  • Returns requisitions to users that require additional information or budget approval
  • Identifies requisitions that can be placed directly on LTAs or other existing contract agreements
  • Monitors requisitions to identify commonly purchased items that would be candidates for volume agreements, LTAs, MOUs, or Price Agreements and makes recommendations for the purchasing supervisor
  • Prepares and obtains quotations from qualified suppliers
  • Reviews bids, negotiates more favorable prices and terms, and selects suppliers subject to supervisor approval
  • Minimizes purchase order discrepancies through coordination with accounting and receiving departments to resolve invoice discrepancies, shipping errors and hold code problems
  • Provides high levels of customer service to both internal users and Italian headquarters through communications, concerning supplier delivery schedules, quality and service levels
  • Reduces process cycle times by providing rapid response to internal customers and headquarters needs via shorter turnaround time on purchase orders
  • Complies with all purchasing policies, procedures, and processes
  • Performs other duties and fulfills other responsibilities as assigned.



  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering, or related area preferred
  • Three to five years in purchasing, supply chain, or closely related field
  • Minimum of 3 years aerospace experience


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