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Buyer

Company: Hueman PE Talent Solutions
Location: Exton
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionUnited Safety is looking for an experienced Buyer to work out of their Exton, PA location. As a member of the Buying team, you are responsible for procuring goods and services from a class or family of suppliers in direct support of manufacturing operations, and strategic metrics. You will be the primary contact with suppliers in the areas of supplier performance, engineering change implementation, flow of material, inventory control, and disposition of non-conforming goods on a given commodity team.

As the Buyer you will:

  • Prepare and process requisitions, quotes and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
  • Maintain and track purchasing records, including PO's, invoice payment and PO status
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries, monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand, and maintain stock levels
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products, or substitutes
  • Negotiate price, payment terms, delivery schedules and freight terms
  • Maintain positive working relationships with suppliers and internal customers and liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, internal departments, and customers.
  • Assist Operations purchasing on root cause analysis team to fix material shortages and report on critical items.
  • Initiate, lead, manage complex supplier projects and participate in internal lean events.
  • Maintain supplier portal communication and training with suppliers.
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations; based on factors award bidsTo be successful in the role you must possess:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Logistics, Finance, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
    • 3-5 years of Supply Chain experience in a manufacturing organization, with an understanding of Lean principles, material and inventory, processes, capacity management, and quality operating systems.
    • Previous experience in Materials, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Strategic Sourcing.
    • International buying experience is strongly preferred
    • Proficient in current computer software: MS Applications; PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and understanding of ERP systems (Syteline is a plus).
    • CPIM or CSCP certification a plus.

      Here at United Safety, we embrace the core values that make us great.P A S S I O N to build the future together.People - Attitude - Service - Safety - Innovation - One Company - Nimble

      United Safety and Survivability Corporation is committed to delivering the most innovative and reliable safety and survivability solutions our customers can trust to protect life and property. As the global leader in our industry, we push boundaries by utilizing innovation to highly engineer and produce the next generation of safety and survivability technologies. If you would like to work with an innovative and growing organization, please apply today!

Keywords: Hueman PE Talent Solutions, Wilmington , Buyer, Professions , Exton, Delaware

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