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Senior Buyer at Curtiss Wright

Senior Buyer

Curtiss Wright Aston, PA (Onsite) Full-Time
The Opportunity
Senior Buyer
Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Buyer to join our Engineered Arresting Systems team in Aston, PA. This key position will be responsible for reviewing overall workload in both the buying and expediting process to ensure that materials are purchased from approved suppliers in a timely manner.
As a Buyer you will work to ensure the best competitive price for quantity, quality and delivery requirements in compliance with company standards. You will be responsible for attaining a comprehensive knowledge of the suppliers' capabilities and overall workload; as well as developing a working relationship between the supplier and company that assures on time delivery of materials to meet production requirements.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) has a long history with its roots dating back to Orville and Wilbur Wright's first flight in 1903, and Mr. Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation. In 1929, the companies founded by these three great aviation pioneers, the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company and Wright Aeronautical Corporation, merged to form the largest aircraft company at the time, Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Today, we are a diversified, multinational provider of highly engineered, technologically advanced products and services. We maintain a balanced and diversified business portfolio with revenues generated across our three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power, which support several of the largest, most vital industries in the world. We have been a publicly traded company for more than 90 years and our highly engineered, innovative products and services are recognized for their advanced technology and unsurpassed reliability.

Location: Aston, PA
Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Your Challenge:
Analyze open orders, M3 ERP messages and update with current delivery information

Expedite assigned suppliers to ensure materials are received on time

Attend Planning and Production Meetings and provide accurate information on delivery schedules

Return non-conforming material to suppliers and expedite rework/ replacement materials to meet production requirements

Work with Quality and Engineering Department on deviation requests

Coordinate with Quality Department to receive supplier corrective actions on-time

Issue Monthly Supplier Scorecards and other departmental reports

Work with Purchasing Team and M3 ERP Team on Purchasing Master Data Management

Request pricing quotes to support new parts and annual standards update for price book

Assist in performing all other Purchasing Department requirements as directed by manager

Your Expertise:
2-year college degree required; 4-year preferred

2 years buying experience plus 2 years expediting experience in a purchasing environment

Experience with MRP-ERP systems

Ability to read drawings and purchase machine parts or fabrications from engineering drawings

Sound judgment, good planning and initiative required

High attention to detail to always ensure full thoroughness and accuracy


Compliance Statement

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening.  In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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