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Commodity Buyer
Updated on 3/22/2023
Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management
  • Purchasing experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritization
  • Sound interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player
  • Excellent Computer skills - Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with ERP systems (Deltek/Costpoint a plus)
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5+ years of relevant purchasing experience
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, executing and managing purchase orders with suppliers
  • Responsible for negotiating all aspects of a PO, pricing and delivery terms, purchase and schedule orders
  • Support procurements of a wide variety of requirements, ranging from raw material, services, fixed assets, and tooling. Opportunities to support NPI, production, repairs and sustainment
  • Track deliveries as required for factory operations. Perform tactical purchasing duties (expedites, defers, past due follow ups, etc.)
  • Works closely with management to resolve component shortages
  • Responsible for communicating material status to production and management
  • Proactively resolve problems and discrepancies with pricing, delivery, and quality of purchased commodities
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and external suppliers and vendors
  • Maintain and comply with ISO9001, ISO 13485 and customer requirements
  • This position reports directly to the Procurement Manager
  • There may be opportunities for some leadership roles
  • Examples may include:
  • This person may be asked to be a lead of a commodity
  • Being a lead of a small commodity team
  • Commodity strategy and new vendor selection
  • Delegate for Procurement Manager
Desired Qualifications
  • Aerospace and Defense experience
  • Experience with FAR and DFARs
  • Experience in medical, production or pharmaceutical field
  • Masters degree
  • #LI-JM1
Shield AI

201-500 employees

Self-driving technology without GPS
Company Overview
Shield AI's mission is to advance America's nation's core values by providing the US and allies access to leading technologies and innovations.
  • Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidized Gym Membership
  • Pet Insurance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Retirement Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Support
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • Yearly Swag Items
  • Unlimited Snacks
  • Bottomless Beverages
  • Annual Celebrations
  • Work From Home Benefits
  • Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors
Company Core Values
  • Earn Trust
  • Candor
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Put the Team First
  • Embrace Teammates
  • Demonstrate Grit
  • Dominate