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Buyer

Company: CRS
Location: West Chester
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Buyer I position is an entry level purchasing role. This role is responsible for working with external suppliers and internal staff to provide an extraordinary service to our customers, while balancing the dynamics of price, lead time logistics and on-time delivery of products. This individual is expected to gain procurement experience, sound business acumen, customer care, and communication skills. In addition to procurement, this position includes direct contact with customers, suppliers and several different departmental employees within our distribution hubs, and stocking locations. The Buyer I must provide excellent customer service support, resolve client issues and improve client satisfaction.Responsibilities:· Under the guidance of senior buyer or department manager, learn and become competent in developing and preparing accurate purchase orders for chemicals, and processing all paperwork related to chemical purchases, including purchase order revisions.· Contact chemical suppliers to obtain competitive price, determine availability, terms, and delivery schedule regarding specific requisitions; evaluate quotes from various sources and recommend awards.· Execute duties with responsiveness, accuracy, and meet or exceed the defined performance metrics.· Work with suppliers in support of all procurement efforts, delivery, and/or quality, including problem resolution and material expedites.· Act as a focal point for the resolution of procurement discrepancies by communicating with Customers and suppliers, interfacing with multiple business and computer systems; and initiating actions related to invoices and payments, receiving quantities and schedules, inspections and rejections and other related issues· Resolve customer services issues, concerns and escalate issues as needed.· Initiate and escalate critical material expedites of Open PO's to ensure on-time deliveries.· Responsible for accurately updating all required records related to chemical procurement as needed within the tools and systems used by the company and clients.Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; college degree a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills, with emphasis in Quality and Customer Service
  • Positive attitude, flexible, and able to interact with stakeholders and customers at all levels
  • Ability to learn and gain knowledge of the integrated database systems and report writing software; as well as Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel, as neededPowered by JazzHRPj92rSV6nt

Keywords: CRS, Wilmington , Buyer, Other , West Chester, Delaware

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