Buyer

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $30/hr - $35/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jan 5, 2023

Our client is a Global Packaging manufacturer, assisting the Food & Beverage space. They are one of the largest distributors here in the US and is looking for a dynamic and innovative Buyer to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$30 – $35/hr Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

This Buyer role will effectively source raw materials globally while building relationships with vendors and suppliers. We are looking for a Buyer that is self-starting, team player who is motivated by success and thrives in a dynamic collaborative environment

Responsibilities of the Buyer:

  • Purchase and maintain optimum levels of inventory to fulfill production needs
  • Expedite purchases and maintain an updated delivery schedule
  • Negotiate with suppliers on key terms, including product cost, payment terms, production and packaging MOQs (minimum production and minimum order quantities), production lead time, and shipping
  • Identify, assess, qualify and onboard the best products and suppliers to meet requirements
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of On-Time/In-Full metric as well as other replenishment, supplier performance and cost savings metrics
  • Develop, implement and improve upon procurement processes and procedures
  • Fosters the necessary skillset to mentor and coach new team members to enhance their career and professional development

Qualifications for the Buyer:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in purchasing, product development, project management, and/or strategic vendor management (security of supply, risk mitigation)
  • Previous experience using ERP systems like SAP, AX, Oracle, etc.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management is required

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action 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.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 117388