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Find out what all the buzz is about! If you are looking for a career that’s fast-paced and exciting, then you’ve come to the right place. With the amazing growth that Honeybee is experiencing, now is a great time to join our team. We offer a robust benefits package including; paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a generous offering of health and wellness options. Since 1983 Honeybee Robotics has been creating the world’s most advanced robotics systems for the world’s toughest environments. With projects ranging from Planetary Exploration to Open-Source Software and Spacecraft Systems, Honeybee Robotics has exciting opportunities in a wide variety of Research and Development fields. With locations in Longmont CO, Pasadena CA and Brooklyn NY, we offer impactful career opportunities coast to coast.

Job Description

Honeybee Robotics seeks a Buyer III. This person will be responsible for the procurement of direct and indirect materials to support manufacturing operations. Negotiates financial and delivery terms and places POs at the best total value (with verifiable justification) and based on Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements. Working closely with commodity lead/purchasing manager and supplier quality engineer recommends and selects alternate sources to leverage capacity, delivery, quality, and cost. Responsible for the procurement of any commodity assigned, including but not limited to, machined and/or fabricated items, castings/forgings, electronic components, and mechanical/electro-mechanical sub-assemblies, manages the entire procurement activities. Accountable for supplier OTD and quality. Represents Honeybee Robotics in supplier meetings.

Job Responsibilities

  • Negotiates and executes long-term agreements (LTAs) and supply contracts to ensure the best value and uninterrupted supply of products.
  • Creates and implements supplier management programs to develop, improve and monitor supplier KPIs to manage supply base.
  • Evaluates bids.
  • Selects suppliers for a variety of technical materials and negotiates price, delivery, and quality.
  • Researches, identifies, and develops alternate sources - working with internal stakeholders, leads new supplier selection effort to mitigate supply chain risks.
  • Ability to fully interpret engineering drawings and specifications is required.
  • Approves supplier invoice exceptions for payment by the accounting department in accordance with governing procedures and instructions.
  • Monitors and evaluates supplier performance.
  • Resolves quality discrepancies by mediating supplier/manufacturing issues.
  • May develop and mentor buyers.
  • Experience in a high-mix, low volume manufacturing environment desired.
  • Experience with ITAR, FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation) procurement practices, price analysis/documentation compliance desired.
  • Possesses excellent technical writing skills to objectively articulate and document market research data, cost elements and interpretation of engineering tech memos in support of fair and reasonable price justifications.

Job Requirements

  • US Person
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S./BSc) from four-year college or university or equivalent.
  • 5 to 7 years related experience and/or training in Aerospace and Defense sector.
  • Experienced with MRP systems.
  • Experience with ITAR, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation procurement practices, price analysis/documentation compliance.
  • Experience in a high-mix, low volume manufacturing environment desired.
  • Fluent in MS Word and Excel required.
  • Knowledgeable in Internet and e-mail use.
  • Data entry, system inquiries, and reports.
  • Planning, organizational and leadership skills.

Applicants for employment at Honeybee Robotics must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Honeybee Robotics
Honeybee Robotics

United States, Altadena, CA

Posted 13d ago

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