Buyer (Direct Materials)

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY
Depends on Experience 

The successful candidate will acquire needed materials and services meeting operational objectives of quality, price, delivery and service.

The Role -

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Buyer (Direct Materials) to work out of its state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY.

The key responsibilities of the Buyer (Direct Materials) include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquire needed materials and services meeting operational objectives of quality, price, delivery, and service
  • Develop sourcing strategies to maximize price, delivery, and quality
  • Develop global suppliers with collaboration of Sourcing Engineers
  • Analyze supplier proposals to determine best source of supply
  • Review Materials Requirements Plan in support of production requirements
  • Implement and manage consignment, Kanban, and purchase agreements
  • Negotiate and implement cost savings to meet operational targets
  • Continuously evaluate supply base performance and implement improvement counter measures
  • Collaborate with Planning, Quality, Marketing and Engineering functions
  • Conduct make v. buy decisions to ensure outsourcing is competitive and adheres to production requirements
  • Support department Small Business Administration objectives

Location -

  • Sidney, NY
  • 30 Minute Drive from Binghamton, NY
  • 20 Minute Drive from Oneonta, NY

The Person -

The key skills and qualities of a Buyer (Direct Materials) at Amphenol Aerospace Operations:

  • Full knowledge of MRP
  • Skilled with using Microsoft Excel
  • Effective writing and speaking skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, or a technical field
  • 2 years metal machining experience
  • At least 10% of time requires both domestic and international travel to supplier locations
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Must comply with all Purchasing Procedures and Policies

The Company -

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 95 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

Amphenol offers a competitive salary and benefits. The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.  We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally.

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