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Buyer for Globally Known Products

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$55,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 15, 2019
Job ID
Buyer – World Class Manufacturer – Globally Known Products
Salary: $55,000 - $80,000 Range Plus Excellent Benefits & Relocation Package
State of the art manufacturer has an opportunity for you as an experienced Buyer – a highly visible position giving you good advancement opportunities.  The Buyer is responsible for the procurement of assigned commodities at the plant.  This company has been in a steady pattern of growth.  
This buyer position will:
  • Act as business contact for most of the suppliers   
  • Identify and develop preferred suppliers
  • Set objectives for cost reduction and lead related projects 
  • Identify the most competitive source of supply
  • Identify innovative methods of procurement and ensure early supplier involvement
  • Conduct high-level analysis of market forecasts and trends affecting commodity
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regional and global economic conditions and business situations that impact materials within assigned commodities
  • Create supply agreements and purchase orders in cooperation with the Purchasing Manager
  • Verify orders are meeting material deadlines
  • Conduct business review meetings with supplier
The ideal candidate would have at least three years of purchasing / buying in a manufacturing environment.  Good project management skills, and strong negotiating skills with the ability to work in a genuine team environment. 
Located in a Major Southern Metro other in a Medium sized southern community.
Requirements for the Buyer position:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum three years Buyer work experience in Manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated competence in market analysis, negotiating skills and assessing vendors
  • Professional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work in a team setting. 
TO APPLY: Email resumes to dennis@austinallen.com OR dennisATaustinallenDOTcom in MS Word or PDF (please remove the capital letters and replace with proper symbols)**Resumes sent with a link to an online resume or a video resume will not be considered.  ** All Interview, relocation, & fee expenses paid by companies.  Excellent compensation packages, benefits, perks, and generous relocation packages.
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