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Buyer

Posted 28 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2023
  • Referral: 221439@accuick.com

Job Description:

  • Initiate, negotiate and finalize major supplier contract.

  • Procure electrical and mechanical components, raw materials, and other production supplies at the optimum price, quality and service.

  • Authorize purchase orders within established guidelines and expedite delivery with suppliers.

  • Monitor supplier performance; recommend and facilitate corrective action for recurring quality or delivery problems.

  • Review requisitions for accuracy of technical information, quantity, specification, requisitioner authority, and shipping instructions.

  • Review purchase orders and engineering specifications for clarity, product usage, and inventory carry cost.

  • Participate in value and cost/price analysis.

  • Research discrepancies in invoices with Accounts Payable and follow up any corrections with suppliers.

  • Resolve issues with Shipping and Receiving regarding receipt of damaged goods, short shipments, and documentation discrepancies.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of purchasing principles, including the ability to research, analyze, negotiate, and close various types of purchase orders.

  • Working knowledge of PC-based software packages including Excel and Word.

  • Experience with Material Requirement Planning (MRP), Epicor or other similar inventory management systems.

  • Experience with negotiation of contracts, product costing and evaluation, relationship management, project management, supply chain management, and factory evaluation.

  • Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills, along with the ability to drive for timely decisions.

  • CPM/CPIM certification preferred.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in a buyer position purchasing electronic, electrical and mechanical manufacturing systems. 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.