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Buyer I

Company: Piedmont Airlines Inc.
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

We cant wait to share our passion for aviation with you! Join a team that works hard, cares for each other and offers plenty of opportunities to grow.At Piedmont Airlines, our strength is the way we deliver industry-leading service to our customers and airline partners. To continue our standard of excellence, Piedmont is seeking a motivated, reliable professional to join our team as a Buyer I in our Purchasing Department. The primary responsibility of the position is sourcing and purchasing materials, supplies, components, and equipment. The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be able to handle operational issues effectively. This position will report to the Purchasing Supervisor.Essential DutiesPurchase materials and components to support scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and other department requirementsSource materials from safe and reputable suppliersExecutes purchase orders and purchase requests timely and accuratelyRequests price and availability quotes from suppliers to determine best pricing and availability of materials and componentsFollow-up on purchase orders to ensure timely delivery within stated lead timesExpedites and tracks all open purchase orders as needed to support inventory and operational requirementsPrepares and maintains detailed reports, records, and filesBuild relationships with internal departments and outside suppliers while assisting with purchase requests and discrepanciesReviews material receiving deficiencies and arrange for returns, replacements, or creditAfterhours Aircraft on Ground (AOG) call duty rotationJob Qualifications and CompetenciesProficiency in Microsoft Office SuiteExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to perform detailed work with accuracy, confidentiality, and promptnessDriven, results-oriented, problem solving, multi-taskingAbility to handle operational issues effectively, understanding escalation and crisis managementPreferred QualificationsTwo (2) years of prior purchasing and sourcing experienceKnowledge of Merlin Procurement System or an inventory control / procurement systemWork EnvironmentStandard office environment, use of telephones, computers, and other office equipmentSome travel may be requiredPhysical RequirementsOccasional lifting up to 25 poundsThe above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.Employment is contingent upon a clear driving record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and drug screen as required. We also require proof of high school or GED completion. Minimum 18 years of age.Benefit package includes paid training, holiday pay, 401(k), vacation, and family travel on the American Airlines network. Medical and dental available.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.In addition to a competitive salary, we offer performance-based bonuses and relocation packages, subject to company policy and performance metrics.Job Application Deadline:May 24, 2024Please note: Application deadlines occur at midnight on the posted day. Please plan to have your application to us before 11:59pm the day before the posted deadline to ensure we receive it.by Jobble

Keywords: Piedmont Airlines Inc., Harrisburg , Buyer I, Other , Middletown, Pennsylvania

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