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Purchasing Manager

Company: Alva Manufacturing
Location: Placentia
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Alva Manufacturing is a fast-growing Aerospace Machine Shop located in city of Placentia currently supplying parts to Boeing Defense, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon. Most of the products that we build here are flying to Space and to Mars. You should expect a family environment and a true teamwork mentality at Alva. However, you should expect the work pressure to be high because we want people to rise to their full potential. We strongly believe in quality and discipline that other members can truly rely on. The organization is expanding to multiple locations within Orange County and we are looking for a strong Purchasing Manager that would like to grow their career with us.

*Description: *

The Purchasing Manager is responsible to source pricing and lead times from approved Alva's External Providers and/or customer approved sources that are capable of providing quality products that can meet customer quality and drawing requirements. The requirements include various raw material products, tooling, hardware, and outsourced processor services that meet on-time target goals.

*Job Duties and Responsibilities: *
* Accountable for Purchasing process to be managed to the AS9100 Quality Management Systems process established and update as necessary to meet Business requirements
* Direct and monitor the timely management of all Purchase Orders (Includes purchase price accuracy and dates)
* Assure the continued development and growth of assigned personnel through strong leadership
* Monitors vendor performance and ensures corrective actions are undertaken as necessary
* Review prices and expected delivery dates proposed by suppliers and choose the best valued bid to place order
* Track purchases from order placement until it arrives in-house
* Create and update vendor database files in the system in order to establish authorized vendor status
* Schedule pick-up/delivery with driver to assure products are flowing simultaneously
* Coordinate delivery schedule from vendors to internal stakeholdersto assure the contract due date is met
* Support estimating team on new projects by obtaining requested quotes when needed

*Skills/Qualifications: *
* Strong MRP skills
* Exceptional organizational skills, decision-making skills, ability to meet deadlines, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to problem solve with good business ethics
* Minimum 5 years of experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience, 3+ years of aerospace and/or manufacturing experience preferred
* Proficient using MS Outlook, Excel, Word and Adobe products, and MRP system
* Identify, recommend, and implement opportunities for cost reductions and process improvements
* Understanding of manufacturing drawings and processes as well as knowledge of machine shop practices and experience supporting personnel
* Strong and effective negotiation skills

*We also need following questions to be answered when submitting your resume to this: *

*1. What made you interested in Alva Manufacturing?*
*2. Why do you believe you are a good fit for Alva Manufacturing?*

*We are looking forward to having you joining our team and growing your career with us.*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

* Negotiation: 1 year (Preferred)
* Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Alva Manufacturing, Placentia , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Placentia, California

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