Ducommun Incorporated Vacancies in Huntsville, AR – Buyer

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Job Description

Ducommun’s Huntsville Performance Center is seeking a Buyer to play a mission critical role! Our buyers procure products within assigned planner codes in a timely and cost effective manner.

The Essential Job Functions Are As Follows

  • Negotiate best value with suppliers
  • Perform materials quotation for prices and delivery
  • Procure products within assigned commodity areas in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Identify and reduce long lead times in the system by utilizing material strategies with suppliers
  • Review daily MRP exception message, purchase order status, and order action reports and take appropriate action
  • Must know when/where to buy goods and services
  • Resolve material price variances
  • Identify alternate solutions for obsolete components and work with engineering for approval
  • Ensure timely delivery of products to support manufacturing
  • Develop new/better/alternate sources of supply to reduce the supplier base
  • Maintain purchasing data in computer system so that it is always current
  • Update and lead supplier scorecard reviews
  • Follow-up with suppliers on open actions and provide guidance on short and long term resolutions.
  • Create a path to meet KPIs (PPV, VOI, LTA)
  • Maintain appropriate lead times, minimums and multiples; vendor information for all assigned parts in the system
  • Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required

You will be supporting the common Ducommun goals of making our customers happy or happier while increasing profitability and growth.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum three years relevant purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain function
  • Understanding of engineering drawings and flow charts required
  • MRP exposure required
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed
  • Experience working with suppliers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, internet, Word, and Excel

Preferred Experience (not Required For Consideration)

  • 6 Sigma training and/or participation on a Green belt project
  • CPIM or equivalent
  • Advanced Excel/MRP experience
  • Negotiation experience

Physical Demands (reasonable Accommodations May Be Made, If Necessary)

Physical Abilities Lift /Carry

Stand – Frequently 10 lbs or less – Occasionally

Walk – Frequently 11-20 lbs – Occasionally

Sit – Frequently 21-50 lbs – N/A

Climb – N/A 51-100 lbs – N/A

Crawl – N/A Over 100 lbs – N/A

Squat or Kneel – N/A

Bend – N/A Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation – N/A 10 lbs or less – Occasionally

Reach Outward – N/A 10-20 lbs – Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder – N/A 20-50 lbs – N/A

Drive – Occasionally 50-100 lbs – N/A

Over 100 lbs – N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) – Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

Occasionally – Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 – 2.5 hrs/day).

Frequently – Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5 hrs/day).

Constantly – Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day).

Company: Ducommun Incorporated

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Huntsville, AR

Application Deadline: N/A

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