Support for efficient operation of the purchasing team, developing relationships with suppliers, ensuring the material according to production plan at the best price and on time
1. Responds to MRP messages to procure material in order to support production requirements. Responsible for maintenance of purchase orders, monthly forecasting for suppliers, maintenance of key planning parameters, and reconciliation of invoice and purchase order issues.
Obtains the best value for material. Best value is defined as a combination of: price, delivery, quality and service. Considers total cost of acquisition when making procurement decisions.
Manages supplier performance to ensure that Mora is working with the right strategic suppliers to support short and long term objectives. Takes assertive position with suppliers who are past due to ensure that every alternative is explored in able to improve past due delivery schedules.
Creates commodity based sourcing strategies to ensure that Mora is working with the appropriate vendors. Buyers should be able to weigh the sourcing strategies of the commodity team in Phoenix as well as the specific needs of Mora Aerospace and total cost of acquisition principles
Supports transition team to ensure project plans are updated and requirements on purchase of parts are defined and ordered so that support of the transition and follow-on schedules is secured.
Procures material according to ordering policies designed to minimize inventory costs and being left with inactive, obsolete and surplus inventory. Identifies and manages measures to reduce inactive, obsolete and surplus inventory when such do exist.
Must be able to work in a team environment and understand all purchase part issues. On a rotational basis will be responsible for reporting on all purchasing issues at the daily production meetings.
Lorenzo De Magistris