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Job Number6110
Job TitleBuyer/Planner
LocationY
Salary Range$65K-$70K
RequirementsPrior experience generating reports in order to analyze data and make swift/informed decisions and project ownership. Bachelor’s Degree or related experience Intermediate knowledge of MS Office and Outlook, intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel Preferred experience with an ERP system (Syspro a plus)
DescriptionEffectively and professionally communicate with suppliers, customers and co-workers. Enter, receive and expedite purchase orders. Maintain designated inventory levels. Research, source and present supplier options for new and existing products. Initiate and maintain required supplier surveys. Evaluate pricing regularly to determine opportunities for cost savings and ensure competitive pricing. Follow ISO guidelines and maintain as it relates to the position. Negotiate and appropriately facilitate price changes. Utilize established reports to analyze ordering needs. Make recommendations for improvements and streamline opportunities. Prioritize and maintain work load to ensure all deadlines (given and otherwise) are met. Participate in supplier reviews and audits (travel may be required). Approve and Arrange for down-payment(s)/BL payments for International shipments Ensure Products are inspected prior to shipment Choose cost effective routes for required services.