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Company: Grindmaster Corporation
Location: Louisville
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

An employer is looking for a Buyer for a permanent opportunity in the Louisville, KY area that specialize in beverage products. This employee will be responsible for working with internal and external vendors to coordinate the purchasing of stainless steel commodities to ensure that the company is receiving fair market prices for bulk orders. On a daily basis this person will be working cross-functionally with Quality, Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing to help ensure accurate lead time, product availability and will work through any custom issues that could occur with international purchases. Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship skills are required for this person to be successful in the role. They will also need to have general knowledge of an ERP system or a system that tracks inventory (they are currently working with BAAN). They must also be comfortable pushing vendors to ensure that deadlines are met.

Procurement background

Business degree
1-3 years of experience purchasing warehouse and manufacturing commodities (packaging, pallets, labels, plastics, steel, sub-assemblies, etc.)

Experience working with an ERP or inventory tracking system

Past manufacturing experience

Strong communication, relationship and negotiation skills

Comfortable working in a high stress, fast-paced environment

Keywords: Grindmaster Corporation, Louisville , Buyer, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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