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Technical Purchasing Manager - Photonics

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Location
Orlando, FL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Sep 22, 2016
Job ID
2404120

As the Technical Purchasing Manager, you will be the point of contact for all in-house ordering, inventory, and relationships between our engineers and vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports to Directors of R&D and Manufacturing
  • Works closely with our engineering team
  • Assists with strategic supplier selection, develops RFQs, purchase orders, and order placement
  • Issues Purchase Orders for developmental and manufacturing parts [for sensors and/or related products]
  • Ensures that parts delivery schedule supports design project deadlines and holds suppliers accountable
  • Creates solicitations and contracts; negotiates terms, conditions, and pricing
  • Ensures that the appropriate amount of components and materials are on hand to meet production requirements; track and resolve material shortages

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working closely with engineers as part of a technical team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Vendor Management
  • Familiarity with optics and optoelectronics is a plus
  • Solid mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to operate in a free thinking environment
  • Proven track record of being assertive and self-motivated
  • Ability to read and understand basic data
  • Proficient in data management and a strong attention to detail
  • 3 or more years of procurement experience
  • Experience with machining parts and manufacturing procedures a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of R&D, and batch prototype/production environments preferred
Candidate will start on contract basis for the remainder of the calendar year and move into full-time status at the first of the year.

       
       
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