Buyer, Manufacturing Staunton, VA Professional


Buyer III
Direct Hire, Full Time
Location: North Virginia – Relocation Assistance Provided
Salary Range: $60k – $85k (depending on experience)
 
Summary
Drive aggressive cost reduction and supplier rationalization across several key categories for its top product line.  This position must be filled by a Procurement professional who thrives on high-pressure challenges, is a world class performer and has a proven track record of driving efficiencies into manufacturing businesses.
 
Responsibilities
Developing /implementing a cost improvement program for assigned commodities, performing supplier audits to evaluate current partners, negotiating business unit agreements, and working closely with design and manufacturing engineering to develop demand based supply systems. Being adept at and passionate about transforming a rapidly growing sector into a streamlined, efficient and profit driving area.  This is a rare opportunity to join a world-class, leading player who doesn’t often hire outside at this level.
 
Qualifications

Negotiation of assigned agreements and preparation of required contracts.
Development and implementation of an aggressive cost-reduction program for assigned commodities.
Ensures timely and thorough communication of required information to other business unit components.
Develops a material control plan to minimize obsolescence and reduce inventories.
Responsible for the purchasing of global commodities as assigned.
Monitors price trends of raw materials and commodities and recommends sources, timing, and quantity of purchases.
Maintains an accurate data base for current and potential suppliers, materials, prices, delivery dates, and inventories.
Obtains and analyzes quotations, issues purchase orders for direct material and expedites deliveries and shipments.
Must be able to successfully manage and execute several complex tasks simultaneously.
Ensures that Company standard procedures are followed in connection with purchases of materials and services.
Bachelor Degree

 
To apply for this position, please submit your resume to darrell@careerpros.com
 
-Sedona Staffing Services is an equal opportunity employer. 
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