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AAR CORP. - Oklahoma City, OK

Buyer (Pending Contract Award)','8368','!*!SUMMARY

Ensure that AAR is receiving the best overall price and continue to build strong relationships with the company's vendors.


Check requisitions as necessary for any inbound part.

Develop a strong relationship with all vendors.

Get quotes on goods, services, and parts to determine if AAR is receiving the best possible price.

Solicit bids, analyze those quotes, and recommend to Management who is the best overall vendor, looking at price, reputations, etc.

Full knowledge of AAR policies and procedures.

Expedites and monitors materials shipments from freight forwarders and suppliers to ensure prompt delivery

Liaise and provide prompt feedback with internal and external customers in a timely manner

Follow Up and coordinate all material discrepancies and payment issues with vendor, product lines and accounts payable.

All other duties as assigned.


Commitment to company values and ethics

Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure

Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive','!*!QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Must be able to pass a Security Clearance check.

Active Security Clearance a plus.

Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Emphasis in Logistic and Supply Chain Management or Business Administration preferred Aviation experience preferred

PC literate (Word, Excel, Access)


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. ','Purchasing','United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City','','Full-time','Non-exempt','Non-exempt','Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran','Buyer (Pending Contract Award)

85 days 2 hours ago



Buyer (Pending Contract Award) AAR CORP. - Oklahoma City, OK, United States


Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Company Profile:
AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value.