State: CARate: $DOEDuration: 6 MonthsDescription: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Purchasing Coordinator for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.RESPONSIBILITIES:Overall responsibilities are to support Avionics Engineering for purchases of Electronic Components, Printed Circuit Boards, PCBA, cables and harnesses. This includes:• Develop and proactively manage schedule tracker tools for open orders.• Coordinate with engineering to ensure suppliers have updated drawings.• Coordinate receiving, documentation, and invoice issues and promptly escalate issue to Buyer as needed for resolution options/assistance.• Track and retrieve order acknowledgements.• Update PO’s with current delivery information.• Expedite components as needed to keep production lines running in conjunction with Buyer.• Work with Production Control to ensure current delivery dates will support production needs.• Develop relationships with suppliers in order to resolve delivery and quality concerns.• Conduct regular teleconferences with suppliers on appropriate basis to track deliveries, issues, and concerns.• Coordinate vendor returns through all departments.• Manage aging PO’s (work with vendor to understand what PO’s are old and should be closed).• Focal for accounts payable issues.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Required.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:• Remarkable problem solving skills.• Strong technical knowledge and skills in current technologies and applications, especially MS Office Suite.• Effective written, verbal and presentation communication skills.• Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs.• Excellent customer service skills.• Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to respond quickly to a fast-moving and ever-changing environment.• Conducts all activities with the highest of integrity.EDUCATION:Bachelors DegreeWORK HOURS:5/40, 1st ShiftCandidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
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