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Buyer

Company: Jobot
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Tony Svare
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A bit about us:

A growing manufacturing company is currently seeking to add a Buyer to their team.

Why join us?

Great Benefits, Work Culture, Advancement Opportunities

Job Details

The Buyer is responsible for obtaining quotes and issuing purchase orders for components, materials, and services required by the Company. This involves sourcing the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost and maintaining long-term partnerships with suppliers in order to help the Company meet its operational and growth objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate competencies of existing and prospective suppliers based on capacities, capabilities, cost, and quality.
Monitor cost and quality of materials, products, and services provided by suppliers.
Develop and measure key performance indicators to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of suppliers.
Maintain Supplier Scorecard and communicate performance criteria and results to suppliers.
Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineers to identify and communicate corrective actions to resolve supplier performance/quality issues and follow up on implementation of same by supplier.
Coordinate First Article inspection and review process with Manufacturing Engineering.
Work directly with other departments to ensure suppliers understand Company requirements and deliverables.
Ensure timely purchase and receipt of components, products, and services, associated with the monthly Production Build Plan.
Establish delivery schedules, monitor progress, and communicate with suppliers to resolve issues.
Negotiate agreements, including pricing, delivery, packaging, and specifications with suppliers to effectively manage sourcing and procurement of material.
Support Engineering/R&D/Marketing/Operations activities and projects.
Work with Materials and Accounting groups in returning discrepant material to suppliers.
Ensure follow-up on all purchase orders and escalation with suppliers of any quality or delivery-related issues and exceptions, and communicate pertinent issues regarding suppliers and/or raw materials to appropriate personnel.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, or related field
3 or more years' progressive experience in a Corporate Purchasing role; Manufacturing background required.
Experience in sourcing mechanical components such as sheet metal and machined components.
Knowledge of appropriate tools for analyzing, evaluating and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services or other commodities.
Ability to understand mechanical drawings.
ERP/MRP user experience.
Ability to establish relationships with internal customers and external business partners.
Strong negotiating, communication, and customer service skills.
Demonstrated understanding of integrated supply chain and logistics concepts.
Demonstrated experience in managing supplier relationships with the ability to assess and mitigate risks.
Continued development of Supply Chain knowledge through continuing education.

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