Purchasing Specialist I/II - (L3 ISGVL SR42933)
L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division (MID) located in Greenville, Texas…
• Refurbishes and modifies various Military Aircraft
• Offers a full range of Employee Benefits, effective 1st day on the job
• Close proximity to Dallas
Purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and supplies necessary for operation of an organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Compiles information from periodicals, catalogs, and other sources to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Confers with vendors and analyzes vendors' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, maintains necessary records and supports division small disadvantaged business goals and savings incentives.
This vacancy is for a high volume, fast paced purchasing desk and requiring significant multi-tasking. The selected candidate must have experience in this type environment and possess a high level of skill navigating computer software systems. This position requires an individual who will ensure all work is completed in a timely manner to preclude a work stoppage in manufacturing or HDL activities. Applicants must be detail-oriented, have the ability to multi-task, and excel in a constantly changing work environment. A working knowledge of SAP is a plus and written and verbal communication skills are a must. Microsoft office skills are required. Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance. Requires a Bachelor's degree Business Administration or related field. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.