Buyer

Contract Buyer – Immediate Opportunity – Possibility of Contract to Hire

Highly Reputable Company is seeking 2 Experienced Senior Buyer’s for an immediate contract assignments. Permanent positions are opening up, so there is potential for contract to hire.

Responsibilities:

  • Source products, focused on quality, pricing, delivery, working with new and existing suppliers.
  • Forecasting demand, tracking and and entering data for inventory levels, costs, accuracy as well as performance
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that deadlines and quality of materials are met
  • Negotiate pricing with vendors, as well as completing new vendor setup and approving required vendor documentation
  • Maintain relationships with carriers as well as vendors to establish the best outcome for deliveries to develop long term operation strategies, new and existing product development and inventory levels.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field is preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience doing Purchasing / Buying
  • Focus on Vendor Relationships and Negotiating Pricing
  • Experience working with domestic and international suppliers and setting delivery expectations.
  • Anaplan experience is a plus
  • Ability to analyze trends, forecast changes and problem-solve
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multitask in a variety of situations
  • Experience with Sales and Operations Planning, as well as being familiar with ERP/MRP systems.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Excel (V-Look Ups & Pivot Tables