Robert Half Purchaser in Apple Valley, Minnesota
Our client has an immediate need for a self-motivated individual for a Purchasing position. This is an excellent contract to full-time position with a growing company! Job Responsibilities:
The buyer will execute purchases consistent with parameters set out by the budgetary and forecasting exercises to support business needs in addition to identify opportunities and implement initiatives to maximize site efficiencies.
Identify opportunities and implement initiatives to maximize site efficiencies
Sourcing & Procurement of Indirect Items (Industrial, Safety & Janitorial Supplies, Waste Management, Oils & Lubricants) as requested
Negotiate pricing and Supply Agreements on selected items, constantly re-examining and re-evaluating existing contracts while maintaining strong supplier relationships
Optimize & manage inventory levels to ensure that location has necessary materials to consistently operate effectively & efficiently
Work with Strategic Sourcing on Site contract implementation & execution activities
Minimum 3 years’ proven purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience dealing with global supply chains
Knowledge of sourcing & procurement techniques
Experience using various MRP/ERP system - SAP preferred
Excellent negotiation and teamwork skills
If you are interested please reach out to Madison Carey at 952-882-9919 and click the APPLY NOW button to submit your resume for immediate consideration.
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