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Posted: 22 May 2018

Senior Buyer

This is a Senior Buyer position with Ametek Aerospace & Defense's Rotron Business Unit in Woodstock, NY.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selection, development, and maintenance of suppliers to support ontime delivery, quality, cost savings, and lead-time reduction goals.
  • Partners with engineering, manufacturing and other internal customers as required.
  • Experienced with sourcing from low cost regions and consignment
  • Expert negotiator regarding price, long term agreement development and payment terms
  • Leads team in managing the supplier base, evaluating and communicating performance.
  • Works with suppliers on continuous improvement programs.
  • Develop alternate sources of supply as required for purchased material or critical items.
  • Manages supplier performance, issues scorecards.
  • Stays current with market conditions, new innovations, etc.
  • Participate in procurement team meetings.
  • Solid competence in computer skills, MS Office, Oracle, etc.
  • Utilizes MRP to plan requirements and make purchases based on these requirements.
  • Maintains the accuracy of the item master files for all purchased part numbers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Broad knowledge of materials and production control methods, concepts, Supplier Partnerships, manufacturing methods and techniques.

Complexity of Duties

Responsible for procurement of wide variety of commodities used in development and manufacture of diversified company products. Considerable judgment required to work independently toward general results and to modify or adapt procedures to comply with fluctuating production trends.

Supervision Received

Under general supervision work from policies and general objectives with little functional guidance.

Contact with Others

Outside and inside contacts requiring a high degree of diplomacy, judgment and ability to deal with and influence people in all types of positions.

Confidential Data

Regularly work with some confidential matters concerning new developments, competitive prices, sources of supply schedules, etc., which, if disclosed, may be detrimental to company's interests.

Working Conditions

Usual office working conditions.


Minimum five (5) years.


Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering preferred.

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Scott Nelson, MBA
Supply Chain Manager - Thermal Management Systems - Rotron Business Unit
55 Hasbrouck Ln
Woodstock, NY, 12498