Position: Buyer II
Location: Montville, NJ
Job Id: 1037-865-23-R-I
\# of Openings: 1
Come grow with Marotta! One of NJ's fastest growing technology companies and named a New Jersey Top Workplace for 2022- you will have room to grow and be a part of an exciting team, all within a warm and welcoming environment. With compressed work week and hybrid work schedule options, Marotta values their employees.
We specialize in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems. Founded in 1943, Marotta has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 75 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on today's advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial Space industry.
Our products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems. We have received over 200 patents for our technologies and support the most demanding applications found on military aircraft, tactical systems, submarines, surface ships, satellites and space launch vehicles. Our teams have repeatedly been recognized for outstanding performance by some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Northrop Grumman.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Engineering
Minimum of ten years procurement experience with at least 5 years in make-to-print machined parts, electro mechanical components, and/or electronic assemblies
Able to define, manage and execute operational plans to meet strategic procurement decisions
Excellent verbal/written communication and negotiation skills required for multi-faceted interactions with all levels of personnel within the organization, as well as any and all outside agents, including but not limited to suppliers
Computer literate, with MS Office experience, proficient PCs skills, and MRP/ ERP knowledge.
Must be a US Citizen.
Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities
Evaluate and vet new sources, place and maintain purchase orders
Review requisitions for accuracy of requirements
Lead and influence cross-functional stakeholders to consensus on key procurement decisions
Contact suppliers regarding status of orders, discrepancies with quantity and quality, etc.
Manage parts shortages caused by supplier delivery delay, non-conforming material or other problems, to resolution
Reschedule purchase orders to meet changing customer needs
Process and coordinate replacement of non-conforming material
Coordinate with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule.
Solicit and analyze quotes from suppliers for a wide variety of services and commodities in support of production
Recommend suppliers based on cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities
Interface with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and management to provide timely status of products and / or problem identification and resolution.
Member of Internal Program Meetings for assigned programs
Prepare bid requests for proposal
Utilize the Company's inventory tracking system
Additional Duties / Responsibilities:
Bring initiatives and activities to closure in a timely manner through effective interaction with individuals, both internal and external to the Marotta organization (as required).
Maintain knowledge of market prices and trends, engineering developments, and manufacturing method improvements applicable to assigned responsibilities
Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to all regulatory and internal system requirements.
Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization
Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. and support actions to drive company initiatives/goals
Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values
Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.
Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.
This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required).
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to conditions typical of a manufacturing/machine shop environment, including, but not limited to: fluids, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise and vibration
Temperature of work environment may be affected by outside/external temperatures, machining processes, etc.
This is a full-time position. Overtime and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Some local travel may be expected for this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Vision and color vision must pass job-required vision screening
The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and to use hands to finger, handle or feel
The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, or crouch, and move about the facility.
The employee may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds.
We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options. We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter.
his position is at our Montville, NJ corporate offices location.
Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries. Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on the production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts.
As a Federal Contractor, Marotta is required to have all employees vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for a religious or medical exemption.
If you are looking to grow or accelerate your career and be part of a best-in-class organization while enjoying a work-life balance, please visit our website at to learn more about us and to apply. Check out all our openings at
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At Marotta Controls, we believe the success of our company lies in our people. In turn, we offer excellent opportunities for enthusiastic individuals to further their career.
For the professional, Marotta Controls is a place where you work in an advanced technical environment, where your creativity is challenged, and your performance is rewarded. Although we employ professionals with many diverse skills, we most often have opportunities for Mechanical, Electrical and Design Engineers, Quality Engineers, CAD Designers, Program Managers and Buyers.
Additionally we seek to employ skilled craft workers such as Machinist (both conventional and CNC), Inspectors, Assemblers and Technicians in numerous job categories and skills to turn state-of-the-art designs into hardware of the highest quality performing critical functions in Aerospace and Defense applications.