Buyer - Defense Contractor - Combat Vehicles

Thisway Oshkosh , WI 54901

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for an experienced, engaged and diverse professional with experience as a defense industry buyer, more specifically in the combat vehicle space.

  • Coordinate all business and internal actions between us and our suppliers
  • Communicate parts availability issues to assigned Tactical Leader and GPSC as needed
  • Provide information and manage the supplier relationships in our interface
  • Conduct component Technical Reviews with Suppliers and our internal engineering teams
  • Monitor and coordinate incoming supplier shipments ensuring compliance & procedures (Section-J)
  • Create and maintain weekly purchasing metrics that measure supplier & department performance
  • Participate in lean events and other continuous improvement training
  • Support New Model/Platform launches in Production/Manufacturing
  • Responsible for answering MRP messages received via our ERP system
  • Create debits memos, and credit memos as needed
  • Understand and utilize Oshkosh Portal system to communicate and train suppliers
  • Follow all procedures that ensure compliance to all government regulations and public laws
  • Provide timely feedback to manufacturing and purchasing management
  • Support timely completion of projects assigned that support department goals
  • Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related field
    • Internship experience
    • Experience working within defense contracting is preferred
    • Experience working within the combat vehicle industry is also preferred


    Work with an exceptional team in a professional, defense industry environment where you are making a significant and meaningful difference to the men and women of the armed forces.

    Benefits are commensurate with the Buyer level of this role.

    Applicants for this position may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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