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Noble Supply & Logistics Senior Aerospace Buyer in Boston, Massachusetts


The Sr. Buyer is responsible for sourcing and purchasing Global Aviation Hardware and abrasives for our U.S. Military customers in support of the contract. The Sr. Buyer also provides customer service support with product expertise, order tracking, and problem resolution.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Contacts vendors to obtain pricing and availability.

  • Negotiation of volume discounts.

  • Ensure compliance with contract flowdown requirements.

  • Adhere to strict quality guidelines during supplier evaluation and management.

  • Meets departmental KPIs as set by the Program Manager for speed, accuracy, compliance, and other factors.

  • Assists with selection of suppliers for Noble’s portfolio to meet the needs of the customer.

  • Creates and reviews purchase orders, up to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • Places orders to meet customers’ schedules, and follows up with suppliers on order status

  • Provides customer service support with order confirmations, product availability, problem resolution, product expertise, order tracking, back orders, and warranty information

  • Expedites orders and coordinates with logistics suppliers for delivery of urgent orders

  • Enters customer, product, and vendor data in Noble’s proprietary ecommerce operating system in compliance with contractual requirements

  • Works with warehouse staff to receive, inspect, and shelve incoming shipments

  • Investigates and resolves purchase orders discrepancies related to price, quantity, and product description. Records all PO changes in Noble’s system

  • Selects carriers, negotiates rates, and manages operational issues with freight carriers

  • Processes freight invoices, resolves freight claims, and issues freight credits.

  • Provides back up support for other store functions, as required.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to learn and manage a large vendor and product portfolio

  • Understanding of the government procurement process

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Problem resolution and customer service skills

  • Ability to manage priorities and coordinate multiple projects while consistently meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work under pressure.


  • Bachlor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Customer service background a plus strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong experience with Aerospace and abrasive industrial products required.


  • MS Office Suite: ability to perform V-Lookups and utilize Pivot Tables is a must.

  • Google Docs

  • NetSuite/Oracle

  • Other Business Software


Typical office environment.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Noble provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Noble complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. (