Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets.
Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-
yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media.
With 1,500 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.
Find out more at www.globaleagle.com.
This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain. This position is responsible for day-to-day business and personnel in the Purchasing Dept.
Works closely with Sales, Finance, Logistics, Engineering teams as well as vendors. Manages all aspects of the purchasing function.
Coordinates activities of buyers and support staff engaged in purchasing Manages the negotiation of purchasing contracts.
Evaluates suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect quality or price. Monitors supplier quality and maintains necessary records for documentation.
Prepares instructions regarding purchasing policies and procedures and directs purchasing programs accordingly. Establishes procedures to accomplish procurement of a variety of materials in a cost-effective manner.
Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.
Keeps informed of economic, industrial and other trends that affect markets, prices, and delivery conditions
Determines sources of supplies and components based on analyzing quotations and proposed bids and ability to meet required schedules.
Obtains qualifications for new vendors and the proper setup in the accounting and operational databases.
Responsible for establishing and maintaining good relations with all vendors
Executes, documents and communicates transfers of fixed assets and their physical counts as available for inventory.
Responsible for contract negotiations and / or discounts with manufacturer / suppliers for inventory and non-inventory items
Responsible for proper organization of purchasing documentation files.
Ensures capital expenditure policies are appropriately followed.
Assists with monthly close by resolving issues with general ledger accountants related to RMI’s, unmatched PO’s and other issues.
Maintains and adjusts minimum inventory levels set by operations and maintains the inventory forecast.
Assists in coordination of monthly inventory cycle counts.
Oversees the preparation of company’s purchase orders.
Assists in resolving shipment and inventory receipt discrepancies or problems.
Responsible for reviewing and coding of supplier invoices.
Assists Logistics with any inventory related issues.
Maximizes the use of the Oracle system and uses the system to optimize work performance.
Other related tasks as may be assigned.
Qualifications / Experience
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field would be preferable.
Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated purchasing experience a must. Wide knowledge of inventory tracking & control (Physical inventories, Fixed asset & Min-Max, etc.).
Extensive accounting and financial understanding (Cost of Sales, Fixed assets, Invoicing, Purchasing).
Must be very detail-oriented.
Hands on experience in purchasing software applications such as Oracle.
Please note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.