Aviall, Inc. Buyer in Dallas, Texas

Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries and is the largest subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Aviall has an entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do culture with the backing of one of the world’s best companies, Boeing.

The Buyer will be responsible for researching, sourcing, evaluating and processing orders to purchase services, supplies and equipment based on price, service, quality and warranty to meet customer needs. This position will also plan and implement activities related to the timely, cost-effective procurement of goods and services.

Job Responsibilities: •Under broad supervision, secures and analyzes quotations and negotiates prices and terms with U.S. and international suppliers, subject to management approval, for the purchase of fixed assets, materials, products and/or services. •Supports and implements long-term sourcing strategies. •Coordinates quality matters, engineering, and price changes between company components and suppliers. •Expedites the procurement of parts and/or materials in short or critical supply. •Develops and recommends sources of supply. •Completes special projects and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

•3+ years of experience

•High school diploma required

•Ability to adapt to change and short learning curve

•Ability to work with minimal supervision

•Must have strong critical thinking skills, as well as the ability to resolve conflict.

•Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications.

•Must have strong communication skills to enable you to interface with senior level management.

•Must possess knowledge of commonly used communication concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve problems.

Preferred Qualifications:

•College coursework/degree in Logistics/Supply Chain

•Government Experience

•Aviation experience

Aviall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Requisition ID: 11721