Senior Buyer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

Job Description

Our client, a full turnkey contract manufacturer is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team.

In this role, you will have the responsibility for managing the in-bound supply chain for assigned commodities. This includes placing purchase orders, managing cost savings projects, follow-up with suppliers on late deliveries, managing pull-in/push-out triggers from MRP, and keeping inventory liability to a minimum. You will manage a wide range of electronic components as assigned.

Skills & Experience:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MRP systems and in-depth understanding of how they work.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, exhibiting collaborative and creative approaches.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence with minimal use of authority.
  • Strong analytical skills and use of Excel spreadsheets for data analysis and reporting.
  • Good understanding of total cost of ownership and how it applies to decision making.
  • General knowledge of electronic components used in the assembly of Printed Circuit Boards.

Academic Requirements:
  • A bachelor' s degree or at least 8 years of experience in the Electronics Manufacturing Services industry.
  • Professional Certifications such as APICS preferred

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Associated topics: buyer, display, inventory, merchandise, purchase, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supply chain

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