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Buyer (Aerospace Company)



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Procurement specialists manages contracts with the company’s vendors to ensure best prices. The Procurement specialist orders materials used in producing goods. Procurement specialist analyzes costs, negotiates contract details, and offers strategies and solutions to help the company better manage costs on supplies and vendor services. Additional duties include managing inventory, tracking orders, resolving issues concerning price disputes, and making bids for a vendor’s services.

Strong math, analytical, organizational, and communication skills are essential for the success of procurement specialists. They should be detail-oriented team players, possessing negotiation skills and the ability to work independently as needed. An understanding of business operations and processes is important to their work. Additionally, procurement specialists need strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as executives, suppliers, vendors, and supply chain managers. Along with these crucial skills, it is important that procurement specialists are able to:

• Assess costs and negotiate vendor and supply prices

• Analyze business supply needs and ensure businesses are getting the best possible material

• Manage inventory and order supplies and materials as needed

• Resolve pricing conflicts and place bids with different vendors as required


  • 3-8 years of experience as a Buyer
  • Aerospace experience preferred, but not required
  • STRONG Excel experience, experience with MRP
  • Experience purchasing off of a forecast, NOT MRO


Procurement, Planner, ERP, Purchasing, MRP, Excel

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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