Job

Buyer | Supply Chain

onsite
South Burlington, VT

Description

At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Responsible for reporting procurement activity and interface between program and commodity management for new sourcing and change programs in line with the group commodity strategy
  • Reviewing requisitions and bid proposals; negotiating contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority; purchasing supplies
  • Preparing purchase orders or bid requests; entering data of all purchase orders, end-to-end PO management 
  • Negotiation and contract negotiation experience
  • A demonstrated ability to build relations with a supplier network and have insight in suppliers' processes
  • Conferring with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Contacting vendors to find out the status of an order; contacting vendors concerning discrepancies with quantity and quality
  • Interfacing with all departments, and resolving problems and issues with needed purchase items
  • Ensuring on-time delivery, supplier development, and inventory traceability 
  • Reconcile invoicing or shipping issues  
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications We are seeking:

  • Four-year degree preferred, 3+ years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Background in aerospace, printed circuit boards, electronics, and composites procurement preferred
  • Experience and confidence within an ERP system.  Immersion using Plex, Oracle, SAP, or Epicor systems will provide a proper base for success 
  • Purchasing experience in an Aerospace Manufacturing environment is a major plus!
  • Quality focused, Safety oriented 
  • An analytical mind with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; Slack, application lifecycle 
  • Passion for safety through quality in both design, software development, and manufacturing
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 
    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 


    Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

    Video Interview:

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