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Buyer

Hamilton Casework Solutions - Fairfield, OH

Posted: 2/26/2021 - Expires: 5/26/2021

Job ID: 224762248

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Buyer

JOB SUMMARY
The Buyer is responsible for effectively managing the purchase order replenishment process. Provides support in the purchase of goods, materials, supplies and equipment used in day-to-day operations. Focus is on matching inventory levels with production needs for raw materials, packaging components, purchased finished goods, and/or equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsibility to source raw materials, packaging components, purchased finished goods, and/or equipment.
  • Negotiate purchases and establish contracts for critical materials from approved sources.
  • Continuously develop and optimize supplier relationships to gather information in an effort to source product of the best quality at the optimum price at proper lead-times to meet customer requirements.
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers, schedule deliveries, create bill of ladings (where applicable) as it pertains to purchasing.
  • Analyze and set minimum stocking levels for critical raws, containers, finished goods, and/or equipment to minimize stock outs and product disruptions.
  • Monitor inventory levels and adjust reorder points, min/max levels and lead times to maximize production levels. Working closely with demand planning/forecasting to achieve highest possible accuracy.
  • Handle all claims, returns, feedbacks and bring them to a timely closure.
  • Makes necessary adjustments to purchase orders to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with Operations, Receiving, Warehousing to ensure that expectations and constantly met.
  • Runs materials related procurement and inventory reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Continuously strive to reduce total cost of procured goods and services.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Supply Chain, Business, or related field.
  • Minimum of three-five years of job-related experience preferred.
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office products and ERP systems.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    ·       Work involves sitting, walking, talking, hearing, and using a variety of office equipment.

    ·       Vision abilities require close vision assessments.

    ·       Required to stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch occasionally.

    ·       Required to stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch occasionally.

    REPORTING LINE

    ·       This position reports to the Supply Chain Manager.


Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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