Buyer

Lenexa, Kansas, United States | Full-time

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Buyer
Location: Lenexa, KS
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000 DOE + Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, 401k, Paid Holidays + PTO on day 1
Job Type: Full-Time, Onsite
Start Date: ASAP
Sponsorship is not available

Buyer Description

Our client in the industrial automation industry is looking for a Buyer to add to their team in Lenexa, KS. Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, you will manage the sourcing of materials to support departmental and organizational goals. You will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining new supplier relations, managing facilities-related work, and serving as a liaison with a segment of the factory. To thrive in this role, you must be an energetic self-starter with good communication skills and some inventory control experience. This is a great opportunity to join an established company with a clearly defined career path for advancement.

Buyer Responsibilities

• Develop new sources of supply for commodities, materials, parts, and services
• Negotiate purchase agreements with suppliers
• Manage purchase orders
• Review supplier performance
• Maintain supplier relations
• Recommend changes in inventory safety stock levels to meet inventory reduction goals
• Discuss defective or unacceptable goods with suppliers
• Assist in physical inventories

Buyer Qualifications

• 3+ years of purchasing experience required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required