Buyer – Lafayette, IN
Direct Hire - Full-time Position
Direct procurement of quality products, maintain cost structures and manage vendor performance for improvement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·Coordinate price and delivery from suppliers, purchasing product including advance buys as required.
·Establishing stock levels, purchasing product to meet quality standards, maintaining cost structures.
·Scheduling shipments, directing returns, customs broker transactions and managing consolidations from overseas.
·Reviewing forecast spreadsheets.
·Entering orders as required.
·Oversees Expediting Program to ensure product arrives on time
·Issues purchase orders to suppliers and confirm that the purchase order, and cost matches the supplier sales confirmation.
·Fastener experience preferred but not necessary. Knowledgeable in overseas purchasing and purchasing operations. Ability to read a working blueprint.
·Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years inventory or purchasing experience.
·Proficient with Microsoft Office
·Able to multitask
·Excellent communication skills
·Mathematical Skills: Ability to work on mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
·Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Industry - Preferred Experience
·Logistics & Supply Chain
Pay is based on experience, ranging from $45-70,000