Airtech is a family-owned company founded in 1973. We are the market leader in materials used in the manufacture of high-performance composite parts. Our products are used by the aerospace, automotive, marine, green energy, and recreational sports industries to create cutting edge lighter, stronger, and greener components. Working for Airtech means being part of a global family that believes in long term employment and promoting from within, along with personal and professional development. We put safety first to ensure we can all go home to our families after producing the best quality product in the most efficient way possible. Airtech offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation and holidays, and a company funded retirement plan.
Learn more about us at www.airtechjobs.com.
The Senior Purchasing Agent will attend to the activities of the purchasing department along with the inventory levels of such purchases. To purchase supplies and materials at the optimal price and delivery cycle while maintaining lowest possible inventory levels.
Helps to develop and implement purchasing procedures/strategies and sequence of operations within department to optimize workflow.
With purchasing manager, reviews market, price, delivery conditions, and trends to determine present and future material availability.
Initiates purchases of stock and non-stock items as required.
Assists with disposal of surplus material or scrap products.
Deals with supplier when serious variations arise in delivery, quality, price, or conditions of sale.
May purchase large or complex items.
Approve purchasing contracts.
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms.
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instruction, policies, and procedures.
Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
Notifies supervisor or manager of any potential safety hazards.
Performs other tasks and duties as required by management.
EDUCATION, BACKGROUND AND REQUIREMENTS:
BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration preferred or other BS degree preferred or related work experience.
Microsoft/Dynamics, Navision experience preferred.
Detail oriented with good time management skills.
Must exhibit good interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work and communicate in an effective manner with vendors.
Airtech International is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race, religion, creed, color, sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, or sexual orientation), age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Our policy is to select, place, train, and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work performance and quality, attitude, and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all our employees in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws. This policy applies to all phases of the employment process including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or demotion, discipline, transfer, layoff, and termination. It also covers any type of employment action, including those relating to salary, benefits, training, travel, and participation in sponsored business and social events.