Buyer - Electronics

Hydro-Gear - Indianapolis, IN3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $50,000 - $65,000 a year
We are Hydro-Gear

World leaders in precision drive systems because we have a passion for innovation, a dedication to deliver results, and a strong commitment to our customers. We are growing and looking for those who seek out challenges, push boundaries, and creatively solve problems to continue to lead the industry in the latest advancements.

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Participate with supplier and product development in APQP events to optimize design and component costs.
Identify and promote new technology opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reductions.
Source parts at approved and acceptable suppliers. Assure overall responsibility for supplier performance including quality, delivery, price, and technical support.
Negotiate pricing.
Monitor part delivery to support production while minimizing inventory.
Monitor quality and delivery performance of each supplier.
Assist QA department to ensure defects receive appropriate supplier root cause analysis and corrective action.
Visit suppliers on a regular basis at intervals critical to business performance for activities such as Supplier Quality Reviews, Supplier Process Verification Audits, Corrective Action Audits, etc.
Develop supplier that is consistent with the Hydro-Gear Mission and Vision Statements.
Maintain overall responsibility for the supplier relationship.
Perform special projects as assigned by the Purchasing Manager.
Must be available to travel 30%
B.A/B.S technical degree from a 4 year college or university and/or 3 years work experience in a related field and or/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret drawings for electronic manufacturing, electronic component data specification sheets
Experience in buying electronic components in robotic field, circuit boards, assemblies, subassemblies, switches, transformers, connectors, custom parts, electro-mechanical assemblies, etc.
Motivated, self-starting individual