Immediate Full-Time Buyer Positions

Industry

Purchasing and Procurement

Advert ID

USA_442218

Location

Kohler

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD45000-48000 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Covington, TN - (USA) 122 Munford Street TN Covington , TN - 38019 Phone : 901-762-4631

ContactNumber

901-762-4631

Job Description

Description:



Assist in the purchasing, negotiating and delivery of materials, equipment and/or services from suppliers. Prepares the evaluation of supplier quotations and services to aid in determining most competitive solution based upon a total cost of ownership. Familiar with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Participate in complex sourcing projects and supplier performance reviews. Performs a variety of complicated procurement tasks.



SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Drive the Request for Quotations/acquisition process to secure goods/services in the assigned area of spend to ensure competitiveness and to limit risk of Kohler:



- Participate in the review of purchase requirements with internal customer(s)

- Obtain supplier quotations/proposals on prospective purchases

- Review bid proposals, quotes and make recommendations

- Expedite goods and services if needed and follow-up on major orders to ensure proper handling and delivery



Drive the supplier approval and management process by



- Maintaining direct contact with suppliers to ensure commitments are met

- Supporting resolution of service issues with suppliers

- Maintaining ongoing supplier performance data for periodic internal/external review

- Monitoring supplier performance and the development of improvement plans



Maintain required records such as quotes, price lists and supplier correspondence



Interact with cross functional teams each consisting of category teams, supplier quality, materials management, engineering, marketing and operations



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business or Engineering. MS office suite skill set with experience in SAP a plus.



Effective written and oral communication skills.



Max of $25/hour take home pay