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NEWPORT WA 99156
Category: Aerospace
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Job code: lhw-e0-90175573

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Zodiac Aerospace

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  Job posted:   Sat May 26, 2018
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Zodiac Aerospace is a subsidiary of the Zodiac Group, a world leader in aerospace and high tech product manufacturing. We provide structural and interior composite components to aerospace customers worldwide.





The Engineered Materials location of the Cabin & Structures Support segment, located in Newport, WA is recruiting for a Purchaser. We are a fast-paced, widely diverse and pro-active aerospace manufacturer. Zodiac Aerospace thrives on the initiative, sound judgment and integrity of the employees. We pride ourselves on the quality of our product, flexibility and on time delivery. These qualities have made us a world class organization that is prepared to meet the high standards set by the aerospace industry.



We have an immediate opening for a **Buyer** for the manufacturing facility located in **Newport, WA** . This division manufactures raw materials for use in high performance composite constructions, mainly for commercial aircraft interiors. The job duties include creating purchase orders and placing orders for raw materials and supplies. Will work closely with planning and production to ensure we meet customer demand. This is a full time hourly position.





Duties include but are not limited to:






+ Primary contact with vendors.






+ Recordkeeping and data analysis to track usage and forecast purchasing schedule.






+ Negotiate the best pricing and keep accurate records of pricing.






+ Interact with production staff regarding material usage and needs.






+ Must have a good understanding of the product specifications and material requirements.






+ This position is also responsible for tracking vendor quality and on time rating.






+ Will be responsible for creating reports for management review.





**Required or preferred experience includes:**






+ Must have prior experience in purchasing. Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.






+ Must have experience with managing inventory.






+ Production planning experience a plus.






+ Must have minimum 2 years experience with an ERP systems.






+ Must be able to work independently as well as in a dynamic team environment.






+ Must be action/results oriented, and demonstrate responsibility.






+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.






+ Must have the ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities and complete projects within specified time frame.






+ Must have advanced Excel skills.






+ Experience with lean manufacturing principles is a plus.



Zodiac Aerospace is a federal contractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act.





Zodiac Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.





If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our application process as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 360-653-2600.



Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement


It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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