Sr. Buyer

Fort Wayne, IN 43526 US

Job ID: 2838 Position Type: Logistics & Distribution

Our client is growing globally and needs to hire a Senior Buyer; source and procure electromechanical parts and components, sheetmetal. Location is the greater Fort Wayne, Indiana market.
Send your resume to tagins@ariteam.com for immediate consideration. Please send MS Word resume, no PDF Resumes. Family owned company, no bureaucracy, get the support you need!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Position works closely with Sales and Engineering and is a critical component in the support for new product development and new product launches.
  • Position will work with multiple departments to search for opportunities to maximize cost reduction, process improvement, and lean efficiencies.
  • When called upon, participate in team projects.
  • Issue Purchase orders, enter into system, and follow-up to assure delivery to meet customer expectations.
  • Vendor visits with Quality to develop and issue supplier evaluations.
  • Manage the working relationships with suppliers, solve quality, delivery, and cost problems.
  • Will provide backup within the department.
  • Facilitate Nemco’s culture of continuous improvement,
  • Negotiate with current and potential suppliers regarding material pricing and delivery, in order to drive down aggregate cost and provide best in class level of service.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position requires outstanding attention to detail and time management skills; setting priorities and following through to completion.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Procurement/ Supply-chain management in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2 or 4 year degree.
  • Demonstrated continuing education initiative (CPSM and/or CPIM, CSCP).
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
  • Self-starter with a strong personal work ethic. Must have a “whatever it takes” attitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to communicate a sense of urgency when required.
  • Effective in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple internal customers.
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, diagnose, and solve critical problems.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and projects.


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