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PDS Tech Inc US - Buyer - G00540 in Phoenix, Arizona

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Buyer to work at the Phoenix, AZ Honeywell Location.

Job Description:

• Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.

• Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

• Works under immediate supervision.

• Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.

• Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

• Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements.

• Heavily involved in hardware transition activities including all aspects of planning and transition execution.

• Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked.

• This individual plans, schedules, places orders and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time.

• Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems.

• Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware. Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system.

• Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule.

• Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier’s capacity and capabilities.

• Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.

• Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential.

• Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures

• Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.

• Monitor and release kits to both internal and external suppliers to support Production and After Market needs.

Qualifications / Skills:

• May require a bachelor's degree or 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

• Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.


  • SAP experience

  • Experience buying electronic components

  • Aerospace experience

  • Negotiations skills

  • Self Starter

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.