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Oldsmar, Florida
San Diego, California
San Diego, California
San Diego, California
Date: 9/11/2019
Job Function: Finance and Accounting
Location: San Diego, California
Title: Purchasing Associate/ Buyer
About Chromalloy:
Chromalloy has expanded from a gas turbine parts repair business into an OEM supplier of production parts and advanced repairs and services for gas turbines used in aviation and power applications. Chromalloy serves the airline, military, marine and energy segments with a broad range of services at locations around the globe.

Chromalloy is a subsidiary of Sequa Corporation. Sequa Corporation is a diversified industrial company with operations in the aerospace, metal coatings and automotive industries. Sequa is a Carlyle Group company. For additional information, visit
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a opening to join our Purchasing organization.
Job Description:

Buyer Duties:

  • Coordinate purchasing activity with production and other departments to ensure timely fulfillment of material and service requirements in support of the enterprise.
  • Identify, select and/or recommend vendors based on contracts or corporate agreements.
  • Provide proactive sourcing solutions for new programs and processes.
  • Follow up with vendors on order status and delivery dates.  Regulates supplier performance and performs timely updates to shortage reports.
  • Negotiate pricing and payment terms for purchases.
  • Prepare or assist with the preparation of requests for quotes to suppliers.
  • Utilize data systems and enters purchasing data into various systems efficiently and timely.
  • Prepares and distributes purchase orders/purchase order change notices and maintain accurate files.
  • Participates in 5S and CPEx (continuous improvement) activities.


  • Knowledge of purchasing processes, practices and inventory management systems
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Must be fluent in English


  • Associates Degree required; Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management preferred or equivalent Business Degree
  • Three to five (3-5) years previous related job experience necessary – preferably in aerospace manufacturing or overhaul environment.


Limitless Opportunities
Chromalloy offers challenging assignments, great teams, development and training, and exciting opportunities to enhance your skills, abilities and knowledge.

Chromalloy maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. Please note that depending on the specific position, you may be required to pass additional medical tests, background checks, and/or other requirements.

Chromalloy is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Sexual harassment, or any other kind of harassment, will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, or need to apply in an alternate way, please contact the Human Resources department at the individual business unit or annex. The telephone number for a specific business unit or annex can be found at Chromalloy Locations.
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