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Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Gardena
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:


United States of America

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Permaswage Gardena


Supply Chain/ Purchasing

Position type

Full Time

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

This position will be located in the Gardena, CA supporting our Fluid Fittings Group. Position Summary: Buyer is responsible for management of supplier base and is responsible for researching, developing, and improving purchasing practices for all goods purchased. Buyer will negotiate and propose agreements / contracts which will help to deliver value to company's stakeholders by ensuring service and quality, while maximizing the supplier's capabilities and reducing internal costs.Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Secures quotes through sourcing and negotiations from qualified suppliers of necessary materials to obtain most favorable cost terms and services to meet production plan
  • Prepare plans and temporize long term agreements and conditions
  • Through discretion and independent judgment the buyer identifies cost saving and sourcing opportunities to assure supplier adherence to cost, on-time delivery, and quality
  • Monitor and evaluate supply chain activities including controlling supplier selection
  • Initiating, evaluating and tracking supplier cost, quality, and delivery
  • Look over logistics to be sure of materials timely delivery with proper documentation
  • Develop invitations to bid and administer bidding process for use in supplier selections
  • Performs other duties as necessaryExperience & Education Required:
    • Previous execution of LTA's with the ability to demonstrate the resulting benefits
    • Familiarity with procurement metrics and MRP systems
    • Experience with Purchase Price Variance calculations
    • Demonstrated accomplishments related to sourcing decisionsDesired:
      • 5-7 years of progressive procurement experience
      • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
      • Aerospace machining and secondary processing experience

        Desired Skills

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Gardena , Buyer, Professions , Gardena, California

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