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  • Sector: Customer Service
  • Function: Buyer
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 May 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2168274_1652310026

Job Number: 2168274

Position Summary

The Buyer is responsible for the issuing of purchase orders for the supply of parts and services as well as the handling of all material goods, shipping, storage, and transportation of company items.


  • Utilizing key suppliers by creating leverage through strategic scheduling based on past purchases.
  • Tracking and processing all core exchange items.
  • Shipping and receiving materials and company packages as necessary.
  • PO placement of required items will be met in a proactive and timely manner.
  • On-time delivery and quick resolution of late/past due items.
  • Rate shopping; control costs through negotiating rates and permit periods with vendors.
  • Checks material against documentation for proper identification and quantity.
  • Control of inventory and warranty programs.
  • Audits contents of kits and stock.
  • Maintains an organized and systematized structure of stockroom and materials.
  • Research part and item numbers for placing new orders and re-orders.
  • Auditing documentation


Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience.


  • 3 to 7+ years' experience.
  • Aviation experience is highly desired.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledgeable in shipping and receiving
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Valid Class C driver's license
  • Must be able to pass drug screening and background checks.

About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.