Buyer

Industry

Retail

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH64492

Location

Atlanta

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD50000-70000 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Atlanta Engineering - (USA) 7000 Central Park Northeast Suite 950 GA Atlanta , GA 30328

ContactNumber

770-821-5700

Job Description

Our client has an immediate need for a Buyer for their plant in northeast metro Atlanta area. This is a direct hire role. Primary responsibilities be to procure parts to ensure that parts inventory is stocked to maintain production levels, prepare sourcing strategies, run supplier relationships and present alternative solutions when necessary. You will be supporting multiple product lines, lead and develop a supply base of 60-80 suppliers, and author/execute strategies that drive supplier cost reduction, quality and accountability.



Responsibilities:





* Directly procure production components

* Establish lines of contact with team members, supporting cross communication and idea generation

* Prepare sourcing strategies, run supplier relationships and present alternative solutions when necessary

* Support of multiple product lines, lead and develop a supply base of multiple suppliers

* Author/execute strategies that drive supplier cost reduction, quality and accountability



Requirements:





* Bachelor's degree in a supply-chain related field preferred, not required with right experience

* 3+ years of experience in purchasing materials and developing vendor relationships

* Strong negotiating skills in regards to contracts/pricing.

* Experience with industrial or commercial products within the foam, rubber and plastics industry

* Must be computer literates and have strong MS Office Suite skills

* Our unique environment needs strong written and verbal communication skills