Basic Information

Job Category: Supply Chain/Procurement

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

Date published: 27-Jul-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Continental Electronics Corporation is currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our team in Dallas, TX 75227.

Who We Are:

·         Continental Electronics Corporation is premier manufacturer and supplier of advanced radio frequency (RF) broadcast transmission equipment. Continental Electronics Corporation has played a singularly important role furthering the science and broadening the application of RF technology.

About the Role:

·         The Purchasing Assistant will be making purchases with vendors and ensuring purchase orders and requisitions are accurate, in order to maintain planned schedules

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate regularly with engineering and manufacturing
  • Monitor product costs and margins against company goals and implemented cost reduction initiatives
  • Contact suppliers to negotiate price and to purchase products
  • Expedite orders and update delivery information as needed
  • Electronic and manual filing of purchase orders and related documents
  • Contact suppliers to ensure prompt shipment of materials short shipped
  • Refer incorrect orders and damaged or lost in transit orders to buyer
  • Generate formal confirming change orders for buyer’s approval
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Our Ideal Candidate:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ prior Purchasing experience, ideally in a manufacturing electronics environment
  • Experience working with vendors and the demonstrated ability to deal effectively with various levels of management

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills with constant attention to detail
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Problem solving mindset combined with ability to manage both independent and teamwork
  • Excellent phone skills

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay; commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package is available