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Senior Buyer

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Summary A reputable manufacturing company in Austin, IN is looking for a Senior Buyer to join their team! This individual will be responsible for managing the procurement process of assigned product categories. They will develop and foster supply chain strategies that ensure supply of assigned raw materials, packaging supplies, services, and MRO items to meet operational needs of the organization. Job Requirements:Responsibilities

  • Determine and develop supply strategies that ensure uninterrupted supply of assigned product categories that deliver the best possible terms for the organization based on price, quality, and service
  • Foster and maintain vendor and supplier relationships
  • Identify supply chain risks and develop strategies to mitigate risks and overcome hurdles
  • Provide Procurement leadership and guidance as subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders
  • Work cross functionally with internal and external teams to identify areas for cost savings, quality improvements, supply chain service improvements, and efficiency improvements
  • Implement plans for supply chain cost and efficiency improvements
  • Utilize company systems (SAP, Coupa, Ariba, TraceGains), processes, and other tools to promote fair and balanced opportunities between the organization and suppliers
  • Coordinate the flow of materials and products through the supply chain by communicating with other departments within the organization
  • Through market research and industry analysis, identify new business opportunities based on trends and suggest new products and/or services that could be offered to customers
  • While utilizing market intelligence, analyze, and develop product costing standards for raw materials, packaging supplies, services, and MRO items
  • Assist accounts payable with reconciliation of invoice discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Promote the use of technology and tools to enhance the procurement experience Qualifications
    • College Degree from an accredited four-year institution
    • 5+ years of procurement and/or supply chain experience within manufacturing
    • Extensive experience with development and management of supplier relationships
    • Strong -interpersonal and negotiation skills
    • Strong -computer proficiency required: Microsoft applications, SAP, Coupa, Aribia, TraceGains

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Louisville , Senior Buyer, Other , Austin, Kentucky

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