• Buyer

    Location US-FL-Boca Raton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 10:26 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Business Unit
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Real-Time Laboratories, LLC is a compact entrepreneurial organization with the ability to quickly respond to changes in technical and operational requirements to effectively support customer requirements from design to prototyping and on into production.


    As a defense contractor, RTL has passed numerous audits of our financial capability, accounting and operational systems by DCAA and our customers. RTL is constantly reviewing and updating our policies and methods to insure that we remain at the forefront of our technical and operational capabilities.


    RTL’s combination of small company responsiveness and the technical and financial resources of a large multi-national publicly traded company provide the optimum in capability, agility, and security for our customers.


    Scope: Performs a variety of routine and/or low dollar value buying/purchasing tasks, involving materials, supplies or services. Reviews purchase requisitions, and places orders with approved suppliers.  May evaluate bids, select and/or recommend suppliers and negotiate price, delivery, quality, and service.  Follows up on all awards until completion of order.  May assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required.  Coordinates with the Accounting department as required to resolve questions on supplier’s invoices.


    Responsibilities & Tasks:

    • Portfolio-MRO (indirect), hardware, metals, special processes, make-to-print.
    • Source, plan and contract portfolio.
    • To analyze and purchase both materials and services in support of repairs and manufacturing of electronic assemblies for US Government and Commercial Contracts.
    • Support the manufacturing function by the elimination of part shortages.
    • Researches, establishes and evaluates suppliers and supplier capabilities.
    • To represent the Company in negotiations.
    • To review Purchase Request (PR) for completeness and request correction/more information if needed of the Requester.
    • To choose the best method (RFQ, RFP, or Phone) and contact potential sources, coordinate sending sources drawings/samples, to obtain necessary information (price and delivery) to make an award.
    • To resolve all questions/exceptions taken by sources.
    • To review Purchase History and make judgments on future need to recommend best quantity to purchase.
    • To be able to explain the reason for award (best value). Perform the cost or price analysis.
    • To place order with Supplier, enter the Purchase Order (PO), set up part number in inventory, if needed, to print a hardcopy of PO, and ensure the Acknowledgment by the Supplier.
    • To file all Purchasing paperwork (PO, RFQ, Quote, notes, etc.) in the appropriate places.
    • To expedite delivery of parts by contacting Suppliers and requesting current status.
    • To ensure required paperwork is present with delivery.


    • Communicate RTL Quality Policy and Practices to all personnel.
    • To continually improve customer satisfaction and retention.


    • Individual has the authority and responsibility to complete assigned tasks.


    • Bachelor’s degree in business or science with 2-3 years purchasing experience
    • APICS, and familiarity with government contracting preferred
    • Computer experience (MS Office, excel, word, access, powerpoint)
    • Excellent people, communication, clerical, and telephone skills
    • CPPB




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