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Buyer

Company: INOLEX
Location: Dover
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: -Handles and maintains the purchasing and logistics of raw materials, finished goods and miscellaneous facility requirements. To be successful in this role, you must be driven, detail-oriented, adaptable, and able to support the needs of domestic production and international warehouses. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small, growth-driven company focused on providing niche intermediate chemicals that support the personal care market.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Procure and source specialty chemicals to produce INOLEX finished products
  • Place orders for various locations
  • Ensure orders are delivered on-time and meet specifications
  • Maintain costs and negotiate savings
  • Supporting company stocking initiatives
  • Review past purchases and identify savings opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Production Planner to ensure inventories and deliveries of raw materials are optimized for production schedule
  • Develop solutions, communicate status and follow up on the progress with both internal and external customers
  • Produce new ideas to simplify or revise current procurement practices for a more efficient procurement/purchasing procedure -
  • Attain strong understanding of customer's business and logistical challenges
  • Maximize & maintain relationships with our existing Partners (Customers/Carriers)
  • Serve as the primary contact for Partner assignments
  • Logistics duties to include: - Tendering orders to carriers - Scheduling and tracking freight shipments (daily) - Coordinating pickup and delivery information and activities - Monitoring carrier quality and performance - Managing documents (review and approval of carrier invoices) -
    QUALIFICATIONS To perform in this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Strong written and verbal communication, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
    • Proficiency in organizing documents for traceability.
    • Strong multitasking abilities
    • Must remain calm and professional in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
      • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university required with a concentration in Chemistry preferred
      • 3 (four) years chemical buying experience strongly preferred
      • International buying experience strongly preferred but not required
      • Purchasing systems understanding and ERP experience preferred
      • Proficiency with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. -
        PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: INOLEX, Wilmington , Buyer, Professions , Dover, Delaware

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