Buyer

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $50/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Aug 5, 2022

Our client has earned a reputation for delivering world-class goods to customers around the globe. They are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team and explore how a genuine passion for great products and the latest innovations, along with investments in the best people and facilities, continue to honor their founder’s legacy.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$50/hr (DOE)

Position Overview:

The Buyer will handle full-cycle source-to-delivery responsibilities. The Buyer will be responsible for planning and executing proper replenishment, forecasting, and orders for inventory management to meet company goals.

Responsibilities of the the Buyer:

  • Have a good understanding when it comes to requisitioning, source selection, clip levels, contracting, expense approvals, and PO release to ensure process integrity
  • Take full ownership delivery of the facilities maintenance materials in a timely manner
  • Promote an environment that creates resolution of quality issues with appropriate internal team
  • Utilize ERP system in daily functions, including entering or changing pricing in the system in real-time
  • Continuously manage ongoing relationships with all network suppliers
  • Maintain an average REQ processing turn-around-time of two (2) working days
  • Maintain periodical KPI reviews to make sure that suppliers are providing a high standard of customer service
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency, cost savings, lead time improvement, communication, etc. through detailed communication with suppliers as well as internal team
  • Develop market data for new sources of supply based on cost, quality, capacity, and service
  • Mitigate risk with multi-channel sourcing, and alternative sourcing of high-risk components
  • Manage RFP projects by working with internal stakeholders and suppliers per the defined process, from pre-qualification of suppliers, bidder communications, project tracking, bid leveling analysis, selection recommendation, negotiation and contracting, and supplier onboarding to achieve optimal TCO (cost, service, & quality)

Qualifications of the Buyer:

  • MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED
  • 5+ years of experience in facilities management, MRO purchasing, and/ or indirect procurement experience
  • Must have experience with contract negotiation and supplier management
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to create pivot tables and analyze data
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Competitive edge (looking to capture market share on product line)
  • Sales-driven (help the Sales team win business)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112556