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Buyer

Company: Work Now Staffing
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWork Now Staffing is looking to hire Buyers for our Clearwater, FL client.Pay: $27.00 per hourShift: 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - FridayJob Details:Buyer will select and manage suppliers of materials and services, with a focus on electronic/electrical box build, assembly and componentsResponsible for negotiating supply/price agreements that result in value improvement/total cost reductionEnsure material is available for production through review and acting on ERP/MRP recommendations as well as collaboration with new product development and value stream teamsEnsure continuity of supply with minimal inventory investment by implementing lean replenishment methodologies, managing quality issues, and developing and maintaining internal and external relationshipsDuties and Responsibilities:

  • Process non-inventory purchase requisitions
  • Oversee vendor managed inventory programs
  • Search for, interview, and confer with suppliers to obtain business, product or service information, such as business strategy, capabilities, capacity, price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Perform make/buy analysis
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price
  • Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid
  • Prepares bid requests, long term agreements and purchase orders
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts with goal of value improvement/total cost reduction
  • Determine and maintain ERP/MRP planning parameters and procurement records, such as lead times, safety stock, kanban, costs, supplier/product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, suppliers, and others to determine source of root cause and take corrective action
  • Keeps abreast of market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc
  • May work with manufacturers or persuade potential suppliers to undertake the manufacturing of custom-designed items according to user's specific needs and specifications
  • May approve invoices for paymentQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent
    • 1-3 years related experience preferable
    • ISM or APICS certification preferred
    • Must be able to work with ITAR products and related data without restriction
    • Strong negotiation, communication and analytical skills required
    • Must be able to present information and status of issues to management effectively and quickly
    • Must be knowledgeable of ERP/MRP systems (preferably MAX)
    • Must be knowledgeable of Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis and presentations
    • Knowledge of the electronic/electrical commodities and their production processes is essential
    • Knowledge of lean manufacturing practices and the ability to lead and deploy lean projects is preferredPhysical Requirements:
      • Required lifting weight: 35 lbs Lifting Frequency: Rarely
      • Sitting, standing, reaching, bending, and moving for extended periods of timeApply here or in person at:Work Now Staffing5980 66th St NSt. Petersburg, FL 33709727-258-7380

Keywords: Work Now Staffing, Clearwater , Buyer, Other , Clearwater, Florida

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