Buyer I in Scottsdale, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Buyer I

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. is in the business of manufacturing electronics and providing services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of telecommunication equipment, computers and related products for business enterprises, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products and medical devices. The services that we provide are commonly referred to as electronics manufacturing services (EMS). We offer our customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services, from initial product design to volume production and direct order fulfillment. We provide specialized engineering services including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping and test development.

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Ensure that materials, equipment and supplies are ordered and timely delivered in order to fulfill manufacturing process requirements and finished goods delivery performance
  • Interface with technical and management personnel regarding possible changes in material, quantity, quality or delivery schedules that may result in cost savings
  • Analyze requisitions for proprietary items to determine possible alternatives, gather data such as prices previously paid for the same or similar items in like quantity and present selling price on such items
  • Request and analyze quotations concerning items that meet Company design and specification and check for reasonableness of price on such items
  • Prepare Purchase Orders and arrange for the forwarding of blueprints, specifications, material and tooling
  • Work with technical personnel in the design stages and also in the quoting process
  • Assist in vendor selection process, including the selection of the most economical proposal; Negotiate with the supplier in accordance with Company regulations and recommend vendors
  • Interview vendors and investigate new products and processes
  • Make periodic visits to vendor’s plants to become familiar with their equipment, personnel and capabilities and assist them when problems arise
  • Assist the expeditors on difficult deliveries
  • Attend and may arrange conferences between vendor personnel and other Company employees
  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Working with peers in the RF and High-Speed Design team, this person will:
  • Create and ensure maximum system level test coverage with minimal test costs while guaranteeing full compliance to customer specifications.
  • Provide test capability input early in the design reviews to ensure testability of key metrics.
  • Lead test data reviews and work with the designers to continuously optimize for maximum specification margin.
    Focus will be on integrating and testing RF subsystems using well established processes in a team oriented environment. This will involve the creation and execution of test plans as well as test case automation. Working within a culture that invites input from everyone, the Integration and Test Engineer should also identify and propose emerging solutions that can be integrated into project designs early in the design cycle to enhance performance.

Education Required
  • Education Required
    • Education Required
      • 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; Entry level professional; 0-2 years of experience in commodity purchasing

Job Category
Job Location
Design Center of Excellence AZ, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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