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Robert Half Buyer in Sanford, Maine

Description We are partnering with a growing and stable manufacturer in Southern Maine for a Buyer opportunity. The position will pay up to $90k depending on experience, but also offers great work-life balance, 2 weeks vacation, 1 week sick time, 4.5% profit share that goes into your 401k, and strong medical plans. Please find more information below!


• Preparation and follow up of all purchase orders:

o Prepares purchase orders from MRP reports, and shop supplies requisitions for all materials and supplies – noting costs, quantity, packing or shipping specifications and any delivery requirements or terms.

o Source suppliers for standard materials and supplies according to price, quality, delivery, service and other specifications.

o Checks all acknowledgements against purchase orders, resolves differences.

o Resolves any issues with Supplier invoices and Purchase Order costs

• Expediting Purchase Orders:

 New PO’s entered

 Close out orders

 PO’s pending

o Coordinates with vendors and expedites orders for materials, as necessary. Revises any ship dates in the MRP system. Communicates information to Production Control.

• Establishing and maintaining a computerized Operating system:

o Performs all data entry functions daily, maintaining and updated business system relative to all material/supplies PO’s, including revised orders, dates, prices, etc.

o Enters all purchase order parts – vendor, lead time, buyer code, and any pertinent data or related information in the business system.

KPI Metrics

• Purchase price variance report

• Stock outages report

• Vendor on-time delivery and quality reporting

• Cost savings and avoidance

Submit your resume and reach out to Andrew Vargo via LinkedIn if interested in hearing more. If you are working with another Robert Half recruiter, please make sure to directly reach out to them. Requirements Purchase Orders, KPI Reporting

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