Senior Buyer

Tini Aerospace, Inc.

Moorpark, CA

At Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD), we believe that our strengths are built on our most important resource - our people. Join EBAD and you'll be a part of a team who creates cutting edge technology that will blast us into the future. No other company can match the innovative energetic solutions that we provide. At EBAD you will actively contribute to successful missions putting men, women and satellites into space, and protecting our armed service men and women around the world. If this is the culture and work environment you are seeking, then EBAD is the place for you! ​

Job Description

EBAD seeks a highly motivated individual for the role of Senior Buyer, reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain & Logistics. This position is located in Moorpark, CA.
  • Responsible for procurement of raw materials, machined components, contract manufacturing & services in support of EBA&D Moorpark, CA Operations team.
  • Experience working with Aerospace and Defense procurement products and processes. Coordinates procurement activities with Production, Quality, Engineering and other personnel for maximum operational effectiveness.
  • Functions include ERP / MRP system planning, supplier selection & development, negotiation with suppliers, scheduling, supplier contract management, conflict resolution and maintaining cost-effective inventory control for all materials.
  • Ensures that all regulatory requirements with respect to purchasing, storage, and transportation of materials are adhered to.
  • Develops procurement justification packages and procurement cost analysis in accordance with the requirements of FAR/DFAR.
  • Leads or participates in continuous improvement activities within the organization.
  • Provide input in the Supplier Development process by evaluating suppliers’ performance and communicating with suppliers to facilitate improvements in cost, quality and delivery.


  • A Bachelor’s degree and minimum of six years of relevant experience or a related two year post high school diploma/certificate, and a minimum of eight years of relevant experience.
  • Must possess core competence in purchasing and materials control services, MRP/ERP systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong background in Lean Manufacturing concepts desirable.
  • Proficient PC skills in a Windows environment.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Master’s degree, CPSM and/or CPCM certification a plus.


Salary Range: $75,000 - $130,000 per year. Salary is determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.