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Supply Chain Specialist / Senior Buyer

Position ID: DJM/CAsupplychain
Location: Torrance CA

Supply Chain Specialist / Senior Buyer


  1. Processes requisitions (paper or electronic) to purchase orders on time to sure Quality, Cost Delivery requirements are met.
  2. Tacticalsourcingand supplier management activity such as: resolving pricing issues, quality issues, drawing issues to support quality, cost, delivery goals
  3. Manage open contracts or orders very closely on a daily/weekly basis to ensure on time delivery of goods and services and alignment to MRP.
  4. Communicate and escalate (as appropriate) issues in a timely manner to internal customers
  5. Responsible for maintaining Lead times, proper part coding and provides input to BOM structure.
  6. Provide pricing information that will be used to support cost proposals.
  7. Use of a number of software tools such as Rapid Response,MBS,TIPQA Altogether to assess status of orderbooks, NC’s, CA’s, SRIDS
  8. Reduce admin by supporting lean initiatives such as – use of Vendor Schedule,EPO,barcoding etc.
  9. Effectively execute, monitor and support ‘make’ to ‘buy’ and ‘buy’ to ‘buy’ transitions with no disruption to internal or external customers


The candidate will be expected to complete the procurement process in a timely fashion. This requires knowledge of the supply base, current pricing, overall operational requirements. The candidate will be adaptable to the future state and growth of the Supply Chain with occasional travel to suppliers. They will also be expected to take a multifaceted approach in prioritizing several initiatives simultaneously while promoting teamwork and professionalism. Training and support across other sites/divisions may be required to maintain and promote standardization of processes and procedures. Exercises Control:

Annual Purchases: US$ 5 to 10 Million

Manage 40 to 50 Suppliers

Manage 300 to 700 open Purchase orders on a continuous basis

  • Bachelor’s degree (vocational, professional, or advanced) In the field of supply management, engineering, business
  • Desirable qualifications would include Certification in Purchasing, Production and Inventory Control, Supply Chain Management

Additional education and a Master’s Degree in Business, Engineering


Westport One consistently ranks as one of the top 10 offices within the MRI Network system, which consists of more than 700 offices worldwide.

Our Contract Staffing division has been the National Office of the Year every year since 1995.  We are the Contract Staffing "industry leaders" working specifically on contract and permanent positions within all industries.  Key positions we fill are:  General Office, Receptionists, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, Transcriptionists, Customer Service Representatives, Human Resource Assistants, Data Entry, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Bookkeeper, Medical Assistants, Medical Billing, Front Office, Back Office, Legal Secretaries, and Paralegals.


Any inquiries relating to this ad will be kept confidential.

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To apply for this position, submit your resume by choosing one or more of the following:



2.)   Email your resume in WORD format to .  Please refer to job reference code DJM/CAsupplychain in the subject line.


3.)   Fax resume with cover letter to:  314-991-9586.  Attention:  Debbie Maul.  Please refer to job reference code DJM/CAsupplychain



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