Senior Buyer

Current Career Opportunities

Primary Function:

Plan, execute, and maintain supplier purchase orders for resin, other purchased goods and services within company ERP system to achieve Company goals for customer delivery and inventory levels.  Work to develop new suppliers and reduce costs from existing suppliers to achieve company goals.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily review of raw material requirements as derived from MRP and engineering sample requirements.
  • Assists in the search and development of new suppliers to support new programs or other continuous improvement initiatives; Solicits competitive bids and quotations for existing and new programs.
  • Collects and maintain hard copy records of supplier contracts, quotations, and current pricing schedules. Oversees the payment approval of supplier invoices.
  • Monitors and coordinates inventory levels and supplier delivery dates to assure continuous material availability.
  • Places purchase orders with suppliers for goods/services needed to meet production and delivery schedules, and any required MRO or general needs.
  • Reviews and advises management of supplier capacity and constraints to determine under/over supply based on existing business and forecasts.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participates as directed in inventory control activities such as cycle counts, periodic physical counts, and obsolescence reviews.
  • Expedites and/or adjust the delivery of purchased materials/services as necessary.
  • Interacts with other members of supply chain for analysis of inventory metrics.
  • Expedites and/or adjust the delivery of purchased materials/services as necessary. 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to adapt to change, flexible, problem solving ability, ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment, ability to solve practical problems while dealing with variables, advanced skills in MS Office and experience with ERP/MRP, critical thinking and math skills for purposes of analytics and cost/pricing/discount calculations.

Preferred Skills/Knowledge: 

Injection molding, IQMS, CPIM, purchasing of resin, ISO, experience with highly regulated industry supply chains/quality standards.

Education: 

Bachelors Degree with 3-5 years of experience in procurement/supply chain.

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