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Buyer

  • Specialty:

    Professional
  • Title:

    Buyer
    • City:

      Brooklyn Park
    • State:

      MN
    • Zip Code:

      55445
  • Start date:

    12-05-2017
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    44852

Description

The DAVIS Companies has partnered with a leader in the Control Panel industry by securing a Buyer to join their team. The right individual will create, manage, analyze, expedite and de-expedite purchase orders to ensure proper amounts of production materials are available considering lead time, demand, cost, and space.

Responsibilities:

  • Create purchase orders for variable cost job materials
  • Inventory Re-Order Report – Min/Max based
  • Job Specific – Using ERP automation (PO Wizard) to purchase “direct to job”
  • Consignment Replenishment – ERP generated reports to pay for consumed consigned material
  • Update purchase order confirmation due dates to aid in supplier performance review as well as catch late deliveries that will impact production
  • Analyze material shortage reports and expedite material as required to prevent seeking management approval for expedites fees
  • Evaluate excess material reports, and de-expedite orders when needed to optimize the flow of incoming inventory
  • Alert production supervisors and warehouse manager of known shortages that will impact the production or kitting processes via automated scheduling and tracking reports.
  • Prepare and submit bid packages to approved suppliers to obtain price and lead time information for support of new quotations and production needs
  • Manage/Maintain relationships between company and distributors, manufacturer’s representatives, and manufacturers to ensure accurate pricing, good quality, and a high level of customer service.

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field from a four-year college or university and 1-3  years of responsible buying experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred, but not required.
  • Requires accurate, timely and effective purchasing skills and the ability to review, verify and process requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Proficient with Windows based ERP/MRP systems 
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel 

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