Company: Orion Talent
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Orion Talent, the nation's largest military recruiting firm, is
currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals
for Electronics Buyer positions with an engineering-driven
electronics contract manufacturing organization specializing in the
design and manufacture of highly complex electronic and RF circuit
cards and assemblies.
Location: Dallas, TX
Compensation: $50,000 - $75,000
Shift: M-F, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (hours may vary)
Travel: Less than 10%
Benefits: Company offers an excellent benefits package, including
health/dental insurance and an employer-matched 401k program.
As an Electronics Buyer, you will play a crucial role in the
efficient operation of the company's supply chain. Your primary
responsibility will be to place orders for Printed Circuit Boards
(PCBs), Fabricated Material, and Electronic Components using the
MRP system, adhering to established guidelines and dollar limits.
You will act as a vital liaison between vendors, manufacturing,
quality, and the engineering department. Key responsibilities will
--- Place Purchase Orders based on MRP system notifications.
--- Manage open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery by
--- Maintain real-time system data accuracy for customer
--- Oversee major subcontracts like metal fabrication, PCB
fabrication, and contract assembly.
--- Optimize cost and quality for all components through supplier
negotiation and market analysis.
--- Follow through on parts to ensure timely arrival and
--- Execute push-outs, pull-ins, and cancellations per MRP
--- Resolve pricing, logistics, and accounting discrepancies with
--- Lead the development of disposition plans for non-conforming
parts, collaborating with planning and engineering.
--- Manage inventory levels and address excess and obsolete
--- Generate RFQs and conduct cost analyses for the lowest total
cost of ownership.
--- Assist in supplier selection and qualification in collaboration
with supply chain management and engineering.
--- Identify and recommend process improvements in the supply
--- Act as a hands-on contributor, providing oversight and
strategic planning for procurement.
--- Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical
personnel to ensure seamless procurement operations.
--- Interpret system specifications, including military specs and
ITAR regulations, as well as verbal inputs for PCB assembly
--- Read and interpret various documents, such as procedures,
datasheets, customer drawings, BOMs, and blueprints.
--- Proficiency in MRP systems, including a deep understanding of
--- Previous procurement or supply chain experience.
--- Demonstrated negotiation skills, emphasizing collaborative and
--- Strong written and verbal communication, organization, and
interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence with minimal
--- Excellent analytical skills.
--- Understanding of total cost of ownership principles and their
application in decision-making.
--- Familiarity with cycle counts, BOMs, ECO processes, and item
--- Experience in an ISO certified work environment.
--- Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and MS Office Tools for
communication and record keeping.
Keywords: Orion Talent, Dallas , Electronics Buyer, Other , Dallas, Texas
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