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Aston Carter Buyer in Wichita, Kansas


Adhere to General Work Requirements

Locate and initiate the purchase of materials, tools and components via communication with internal and external sources and suppliers

Expedite status of external and internal parts orders and purchase orders via communication with suppliers and inter-company operations

Identify and schedule critical paths and assign priorities

Attend meetings representing the department

Interface with Supervisors and Managers or other departments on critical material problems

Maintain shortage report to track orders and communicate status to management

Create and issue internal orders and other applicable documents to meet parts and materials requirements

Provide information to adjust discrepant orders/exception messages and cancel line items not received or returned to stock as needed

Create new part numbers for site-specific parts used and send part number requests to internal suppliers

Maintain accurate inventory of transactions using computerized inventory and manual filing systems

Determine priority items to ensure parts delivered on time and are readily accessible

Order and/or reorder materials, tools, and ground support equipment with regard to aircraft delivery schedules as required

Identify alternate and superseded part numbers


purchase orders, materials, tracking, sap, aviation

Top Skills Details:

purchase orders,materials,tracking

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

You have 0-3 years of experience in aviation or material/parts environment or other demonstrated equivalent experience

You have 1 year experience in inventory planning and procurement (preferred)

You have planning and organizational skills necessary to prioritize and coordinate workload within a multiple project setting

You have interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective working relationships with sales team, owners, outside counsel, and other departments

You have an APICS certification (preferred)

Experience Level:

Entry Level

Email: amanley@aerotek.com

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com (%20astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com) for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.