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Cobham Mission Buyer in Davenport, Iowa

Eaton Mission Systems, formally Cobham Mission Systems is seeking aBuyerthat will work with a dynamic team at our growing Davenport, Iowa facility. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team and will plan, schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle and will determine required material purchases.

/_Key Responsibilities:_/

  • Procure a variety of goods and services in accordance with company policies in an MRP/ERP environment

  • Review and issue purchase-orders and make necessary changes, including obtaining quotes, and negotiating costs, payment terms and related issues

  • Expedite and track required parts or processes to support production schedules

  • Support purchasing

  • Assist with executing engineering changes within the plant and with external suppliers

  • Serve as liaison between internal Cobham customers and suppliers

  • Assist in resolving supplier related quality issues

  • Perform duties in accordance with FAR, DFAR, and other government regulations in accordance with Cobham policies and procedures

  • Perform all duties according to prescribed safety, health and environmental principles

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

/_Required Qualifications:_/

  • Bachelor’s Degree without industry experience/_OR_/

  • Associate’s Degree plus 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment/_OR_/

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) plus 5 years’ in a manufacturing environment

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

/_Preferred Qualifications:_/

  • Previous negotiating experience

  • Previous purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of ERP or MRP systems

  • Experience reading blueprints

  • Documented Microsoft Office experience: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Any current relevant professional certifications

  • Demonstrated verbal, written and presentation skills

/As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time./

Cobham Mission Systems'values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham Mission Systemsis one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham//Mission Systemsto deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring./ /

/Cobham Mission Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham Mission Systems to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham Mission Systems will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants./

/As an equal opportunity employer, Cobham Mission Systems, is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Cobham Mission Systems’ career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by contacting// /

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Job: *Operations

Organization: *CMS - Davenport

Title: Buyer

Location: Iowa-Davenport

Requisition ID: 00VMT