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in Simi Valley, CA

Hours Full-time
Location Simi valley, California

About this job


ESI Motion is looking for a strong leader with demonstrated project management skills and be directly accountable for ensuring overall supplier performance. This person will engage in a high degree of collaboration and communication with engineering, program managers, finance, manufacturing and quality assurance. Responsibilities: • Develop, implement, and manage all purchasing activities which support established business unit objectives • Supports manufacturing and other departments to maintain efficient operations, high delivery standards and to promote customer goodwill • Guides and directs the Buyers in establishing and executing on time PO placement, expedite messages, supplier on time delivery, and supplier quality • Maintains required quality levels and product traceability • Reduces inbound/outbound logistics and shipping supplies cost • Drives best practices for material scheduling, planning, and purchasing through strong knowledge and utilization of MRP system functions • Reviews, evaluates, and selects suppliers for contracts and purchase orders based on evaluation of supplier facilities, operation capabilities, pricing policies, delivery performance, quotations, schedules, and buyer recommendations • Implements supplier development system and monitors active suppliers for effective performance • Drives continuous supplier performance improvement • Collaborates with other areas to meet the material requirements of the product lines • Identify and lead material cost reduction initiatives to drive material cost savings • Partner with Engineering/Quality/Operations on strategic projects to support new and ongoing business operations • Maintains a safe, organized, productive, and efficient work environment • Develop and implement improved information and reporting systems for materials management


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Top Skills Details:

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Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Education: • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor or Master degree in engineering, business administration, supply chain management, logistics or related field. • Certifications in production, supply chain or related areas a plus. Qualifications: • 7 years’ experience in materials (purchasing, subcontracts/LTA, planning, inventory control, etc.) or equivalent required • FAR/DFAR and DPAS rating experience required • 2 years of supervisory/management experience or equivalent required • Purchasing experience in an electronics and mechanical assembly environment • Ability to lead a team to accomplish goals in a dynamic working environment • A results-focused, hands-on, "get it done" attitude. Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills and demonstrated experience in working with teams in a cross-functional environment. • High computer literacy level with expected proficiency in MS Office Suite Products, PDF and internet. • Experience working with material related transactions in an MRP/ERP system • Requires excellent oral and written communications skills • A self-motivated team player who can act with minimal direction • Must be U.S. person

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a 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.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.