Buyer 2
Come join a winning team where you can make a real difference!  AvtechTyee is searching for a Buyer 2 with continuous improvement experience and a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to help position our company for new growth.  Leadership skills would be a real plus! 
Since 1969 AvtechTyee has been a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of electronic systems and structure parts for the aerospace industry, with a focus in Audio, Airborne Electronics and Rods and Struts. AvtechTyee’ s products are flying onboard 42 aircraft types within the air transport, regional commuter, and business jet sectors, serving 450 customers in 49 countries of the world.  Our versatility in supporting aerospace electronics requirements ranges from the custom design and manufacturing of Digital Audio Systems. The innovative design teams at AvtechTyee help anchor our competitive edge in this industry as we offer a broad range of system solutions and a proven ability to design, certify and manufacture equipment requiring electrical, mechanical, optical and software capabilities.
AvtechTyee offers great benefits and a focus on career development.  We’re backed by a corporation but with a small company feel.  We have autonomy, close-knit teams, and a wide variety of products and processes that you can play with so you’ll never be bored
You will be working on the Operations team, supporting our supply chain and production processes. Your primary responsibilities will be:
  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials
  • Evaluate supplier information and analyze quotes to successfully determine best total value
  • Ensure shortage risks are effectively communicated to production and management
  • Follow requirements for PPV and provide justification as necessary
  • Formulate short and long term strategies to ensure quality and continuity of part supply
  • Negotiate long term contracts – pricing agreements with suppliers
  • Develop and maintain suppliers who share in AvtechTyee’s ideals of total quality, as well as continuous improvement on part and service quality, delivery performance and total cost
  • Conduct Performance Readiness Assessments with Suppliers
  • Act as focal point for root cause / corrective actions assigned to suppliers

And you will have
  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Two or more years’ experience in Purchasing and Procurement
  • Experience in the aerospace or other regulatory industry, electronics and/or machining focus preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and a passion for continuous improvement
  • Great interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate across functional groups and represent the company with professionalism to our customers

The salary range for this role is $60K – $80K, depending on experience.

If this sounds like a good fit, please reach out for questions and/or apply online at

Department: Supply Chain
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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