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Job Title: Buyer (Job # 6539) | Apply Now
Job Description: Main Duties: Identify suppliers with the capability to manufacture components at competitive costs Visit existing and new suppliers for the purpose of conducting process audits and developing/maintaining prosperous relationships Develop detailed RFQ packages and analyze returned supplier quotes Negotiate long term contracts that include favorable cost, delivery and payment terms Maintain supplier documentation and business records Create and submit weekly progress reports for executive review Sources raw materials, electrical/electronic parts, mechanical parts, fabrication, equipment, tools, parts, and supplies, in according to engineering releases and various other needs. Assist other departments with issues arising from suppliers in this region Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed

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Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field (Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, Six Sigma) AND three years of buying experience; OR, Six years of buying experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved Must possess leadership skills, pay close attention to detail and be professional and organized Must have strong analytical and organizational skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Must have strong initiative Must possess a high level of integrity Must have strong negotiation skills Proficient in MS Office programs High level knowledge of purchasing practices Knowledge of the multiple materials, products, and commodity markets Must have experience conducting process audits in a manufacturing environment Must possess the ability to conduct data analysis and prepare summary reports with recommendations Ability to read, understand and interpret industrial part prints Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to manage multiple projects one time
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