Senior Purchasing Agent Empower RF Systems
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The Senior Purchasing Agent plays a hands-on role while demonstrating accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role the Senior Purchasing Agent will play a key role in a cross-functional team to integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Conduct effective and efficient competitive bidding and negotiations with suppliers of electronic commodities (resistors, capacitors, transistors integrated circuits); Empower designed parts (power supplies, heat sinks, printed circuit boards, housings).
Responsible for Inventory Control department including Supervision of two clerks, reporting metrics, cycle counting process, etc.
Improve the process for which Empower conducts competitive bidding and negotiation.
Develop, plan, and manage programs that support Empower's requirements to achieve significant cost savings through strategic procurement processes, while having a highly positive impact on cash flow.
Manages collaborative and strategic supplier relationships as well as responding to unplanned events with clear problem definition with cost/benefit analysis of multiple remedies.
Ensures that the communication with internal stakeholders, purchasing, and suppliers are clear, timely and highly proactive.
Participates in project development and execution stages to offer input to optimize engineering and procurement planning.
Manages purchases orders from order placement to product acceptance, while ensuring that supplier commitments are met through the follow-up of open purchase order commitments.
Assists in the development and implementation of long term agreement and contracting strategies to achieve optimum outcome for Empower.
Develops and maintains a supplier database of quotes and price discount lists.
Partners with the Quality organization in evaluating supplier performance and maintaining the Approved Supplier List (ASL).
Expedites supplier discrepant material dispositions that include the RTV process, rework charge backs, and minimizes the impact.
Analyzes purchasing activities on a regular basis towards attaining cost reduction goals.
Familiar with inventory control methods that include kanban, scheduled receipts and re-order points.
Rapid Response to New Product and R & D requirements.
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Economics, Business, Manufacturing and a minimum of 5 years of related experience, MBA a plus.
Certified Purchasing Manager a plus.
Experience purchasing metals, PCB's.
Ability to learn and understand product structure and functionality.
Strong negotiation skills.
Experience with ERP systems required, experience with Epicore Vantage ERP system a plus.
Experience with Inventory Control processes.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to adjust to changing requirements.
Strong analytical skills for effective problem solving.
Excellent written and verbal communication; as well as effective and efficient use of email.
Ability to grasp issues quickly and make educated, critical judgment decisions.
Have a strong professional presence.
Strong experience with Microsoft Office Products that include Word, Excel, MS Project, and Visio.
||316 West Florence Ave |
Inglewood, CA 90301
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