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Buyer

Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Compensation : 14.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-5 Years
Required Education : Bachelors Degree in Business or technical field
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No
Industry : Consulting
Job Category : Administrative and Support Services

Job Description :


  • Select from qualified sources of supply, as defined by senior or strategic buyer, to obtain materials.

  • Negotiate price, terms, and conditions for all assigned purchased materials, and be knowledgeable of proper contract and legal forms and practices.

  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate industry conditions and advancements, which may have an effect upon design, lead-time, cost or marketing.

  • Control the flow of purchased material in line with production schedules and inventory investment targets.

  • Obtain advanced knowledge of material requirements for new parts and products and take the necessary actions to assure their availability when needed. Coordinate the phase-in/phase-out of stock production material.

  • Establish relations and communications with suppliers required for free flow of information concerning new developments, designs, materials, market trends, and lead times.

  • Utilize forecast material requirements and analyze to make the necessary adjustments as market load and product mix changes occur to achieve the proper balance between inventory investment and production requirements.

  • Meet price variance and cost improvement targets.

  • Communicate with internal and external customers, and with support functions as required to meet the needs of all customers.

  • Investigate all occurrences of nonconforming material and facilitate their resolution and prevention.

  • Provide direction and assistance to Associate Buyer’s and clerical support.

  • Must be willing to work as an active team member on team projects as they are assigned.

  • May be required to travel on occasion.


Required Qualifications :


  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and product, and material/production/inventory control techniques. Requires knowledge of negotiation techniques and of commodity data sources.

  • Bachelor Degree with major preferred in business or technical field and three-five years experience in purchasing related field.

  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Production and Inventory Manager (CPIM) preferred.


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