AAR CORP Buyer in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Buyer

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 9069

SUMMARY

Will ensure that AAR is receiving the best overall price and continues to build strong relationships with the company’s vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Check requisitions as necessary for any inbound part.

  • Develop a strong relationship with all vendors and ensure that AAR is getting the best possible price.

  • Get quotes on goods, services, and parts to determine if AAR is receiving the best possible price.

  • Solicit bids, analyze those quotes, and recommend to Management who is the best overall vendor, looking at price, reputations, etc.

  • Travel may be required.

  • Full knowledge of AAR policies and procedures.

  • Experience with:

  • All paperwork related and necessary of the parts and ensure that it meets AARs quality requirement.

  • Expedites and monitors materials shipments from freight forwarders and suppliers to ensure prompt delivery

  • Liaise and provide prompt feedback with internal and external customers in a timely manner

  • Follow Up and coordinate all material discrepancies and payment issues with vendor, product lines and accounts payable.

  • All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure

  • Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Emphasis in Logistic and Supply Chain Management or Business Administration preferred

  • Aviation experience preferred

  • PC literate (Word, Excel, Access)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran