Sourcing Specialist/Buyer

Banneker Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Job Description
Who We’re Looking For
If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your career, then we have a great opportunity for you.  We are seeking a Sourcing Specialist/Buyer experienced with interacting with suppliers, customer service, quality, finance and operations team members on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, dynamic individual looking for an opportunity to join a diverse organization in a very competitive environment.
Banneker Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. ( is seeking an experienced Sourcing Specialist/Buyer.
What we expect from our Sourcing Specialist/Buyer
Essential duties & responsibilities related to this position include, but are not limited, to the following:
  • Work with new and existing suppliers to source a broad range of products, from electronic   components to tools to industrial supplies
  • Support Customer Service in providing quotes to customers for sourced items
  • Develop the supplier database: add new suppliers to augment the product portfolio, while ensuring high performance from existing suppliers
  • Manage purchase orders from creation through invoice receipt and reconciliation
What Type of Background & Experience Should You Have
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Business or related field of study.
  • Five to seven years of purchasing and sourcing experience.  Electronics sourcing is a major plus.
  • Experience in purchasing for the aerospace/defense sector is preferred.
  • Strong technology and computer skills, especially in using MS Office products and online search tools.
  • Excellent business writing and communications skills in English.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • High levels of attention to detail, organization, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Who We Are
Banneker Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., is a leading innovative integrated logistics and supply chain management solutions provider to the United States Department of Defense and Aerospace and Defense customers operating in a dynamic, global environment. We leverage our suite of excellent supply chain services (Warehousing, Procurement, Inspection, Kitting, Packaging, Distribution, Onsite Services and Supply Chain Consulting) to solve our customers’ complex supply chain challenges. Our razor focus on process development allows us to manage a wide range of inventory from small electronics to missile components to naval destroyer hardware that requires special cranes. We are head quartered in Rhode Island with operations in four states. Quality is also very important to us and we work hard to maintain our ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100 and QSLD certifications. Voted one of the “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island” in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. We are a company that’s focused on four key values that guide our long-term strategy and short term actions: (1) Our Banneker Team; (2) Our Customers’ Success (3) Continuous Improvement; and (4) Integrity.
This position can be both challenging and highly rewarding. The Supply Chain Team enjoys having fun together and supporting one another. The opportunity exists with this position to learn something new every day, and to make a personal impact and contribute to the overall success of Banneker Industries and our customers.
Banneker is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). 
All qualified and interested applicants can apply by sending an email expressing their interest with an updated resume detailing your direct experience and education and a cover letter addressed to Larry Lamothe, Talent Management, via email to for review and consideration.

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