Senior Buyer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-342816
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/01/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

  To procure all materials and services used in the manufacture of Gichner Shelter Systems product. 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Negotiating/Pricing

Purchasing

Vendor Management

Interface with other organizations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

Ability to adhere to workplace rules

 

 

Experience and Skills

Education and Experience: 

A very high level of analytical ability to resolve customer problems that require the innovative application of the highest levels of knowledge in purchasing.

In-depth fact finding and analysis required as information not always available; requires judgment in the application or interpretation of standard practice to suit special or changing conditions.

Four (4) year college/university education or equivalent experience

Minimum five (5) years related experience

 

Proficient verbal and written communication skills.

 

Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures (ex.: MRP, Safety stock, JIT)

 

Knowledge of government purchasing and FAR proces

 

Proficient in use of MS Word and Excel. 

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Office environment

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds

Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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