Purchaser

6 days left

Location
Grand Junction, Colorado
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 01, 2019
Closes
Apr 01, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?
No
JOB SUMMARY

This hourly, non-exempt position requires a basic knowledge of purchasing and inventory control with an energetic work ethic able to adapt
with changing priorities. Daily job requirements remain consistent but can change as assigned by the Materials Manager. Must be able to work closely with others in a team atmosphere on various projects as assigned. Daily duties will include, but are not limited to, entering of purchase orders placed, search O.E.M.’s and independent parts sources for certified and traceable product at the best price. Assist with parts returns in a timely manner. Receipt of no cost services. Work closely with Materials Manager to maintain set dollar amount on inventory levels. Will work airframes or specific component group as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

ü Attendance.

ü Place orders for request parts and services.

ü Coordinate with shipping on outside work requests.

ü Work with vendors to maintain competitive pricing.

ü Work within West Star repair station manual guidelines to maintain certified and traceable parts.

ü Provide product pricing and availability to requesting technician.

ü Coordinate product status with requesting department or technician.

ü Research and maintain stock requirements.

ü Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience

Prior purchasing and inventory control experience required.

Knowledge of aviation parts beneficial.

Initiative

Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.

Must be well organized with an attention to detail.

Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Ability to process work with minimal supervision.

Ability to coordinate project.

Responsibility

Shop products and / or services for competitive pricing.

Maintain high standards of certification and traceability of all parts and product purchased.

Analyze stock requirements to maintain mandated levels.

Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.

Contacts

Other West Star personnel.

Vendors and customers.

Physical Requirements

Lift 50 lbs.

Routine walking, bending, sitting and usage of stairs.

Sit at desk / computer for extended intervals.

Routine or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.

Mental Requirements

Prioritize workload.

Work with others in a professional manner.

Work with new or upgraded computer systems.

Supervision

Work with minimal supervision.

Work with Program Managers coordinating projects in a cooperative manner.

Working Conditions

Work will be accomplished in an office environment.

Equipment Used

Personal computer operating with Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Corridor and various cost and scheduling programs.

10 key calculator, Fax machine, telephone and photocopier.