(818) 576-9540

20810 PlumMer Street, Chatsworth CA 91311 US

Purchasing Agent

Do you enjoy new challenges, have a “can-do” attitude, and are creative?
Do you desire to be part of a progressive team where you matter?
Would you like to start a new career in the Aerospace field?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then a career at United Precision Corp. could be for you!

The team at UPC is a leader in machined metal seals, pressure relief, and custom products for the Space/ Aerospace industry. We are seeking a Purchasing Agent/Buyer with a minimum of 2 years’ experience, with good interpersonal skills that is responsible and detail-oriented. Ideal Candidate will be able to negotiate with existing and new suppliers both over the phone and in person.

This is a full-time position. Purchasing Agent/Buyer reports directly to the Purchasing Manager.​

The job functions include:

  • Negotiate with existing and new suppliers, for the best price, lead time, and quality. 
  • Determine freight and logistics costs and include those in the analysis for the best source.
  • Enter purchase orders in the Access Database system, based on RFQ’s from UPC Team Members.
  • Follow up with suppliers to meet deadlines.
  • Update Access Database with material quality and supplier performance information so that Management can decide whether to continue purchasing from Supplier.
  • Source and facilitate expedite product requirements, with a sense of urgency.
  • Success will be measured by the effectiveness in helping to meet the Quality and on-time delivery KPIs, among others.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information appropriately. willing and able to conduct direct negotiations with outside suppliers on a regular basis. 
  • Ability to interact in an efficient, professional, and responsive manner with all levels of UPC Team Members, and suppliers.

Qualifications, Experience, and Education:
High School degree and at least two-plus years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.​

Desirable Skills
·Purchasing Experience in Aerospace, Manufacturing, and/or ITAR environment
Knowledge of Access Database is a Plus

Submit resume to be considered. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a safe, drug-free work environment, and pre-employment drug screening is required. additionally, we are an ITAR (International Traffic in Arms) compliant facility and as such:

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the ITAR regulations
Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine eligibility as defined by ITAR requirements. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), or a "protected person" under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 /hour


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