Miami, Florida

Buyer (for jet engine MRO company) – Miami, FL

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of Position:  Buyer (for jet engine MRO)

Employment Location:  Miami, FL

Position Summary:
The employer is a jet engine MRO/Test facility in Miami, FL and is looking for a Buyer/Purchasing analyst who is responsible for analyzing market outlooks and determining when and what to buy when contracting with vendors, ordering supplies, or making a big investment in a product, technology, etc. to ensure an uninterrupted supply of products and services and negotiate with best suppliers.

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize data, using Microsoft Office applications (Access and Excel), and multiple databases containing clinical and financial data.
  • Design and maintain tables and databases associated with the Value Analysis process.
  • Research product comparisons and prices
  • Determine cost-effectiveness and price history to determine if the time is right for purchasing
  • Maintain a network of parts and equipment suppliers
  • Document purchases of equipment by area and specification
  • Purchase needed equipment from the most cost-effective supplier
  • Negotiate favorable pricing from suppliers
  • Maintain an awareness of supply
  • Develop short- and long-term sourcing strategies with leadership
  • Develop and implement short- and long-term strategies to purchase cash corn and/or basis levels at or below the market and profit plans
  • Develop, monitor, pursue, and execute tactical and strategic initiatives in the areas of commodities, vendor/contract relationships, and supplier management

Required Qualifications

  • AS or BS degree in business, finance, or relevant field
  • +5 years experience as a Buyer or Purchasing Analyst for an aviation-based company
  • PREFERRED: Jet engine purchasing experience
  • PREFERRED:  Quantum software experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S
  • Must be fluent in English (written and verbal)

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Problem-solving and creative thinking
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization in both formal and informal situation
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects, plan effectively and exhibit poise and professionalism in stressful situations

  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Categories: Operations / Management, Sales

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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