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Job Description

Fresno, California
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Date Posted:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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The Buyer is responsible for the purchase of materials, equipment, and supplies in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures. Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions, investigates and develops source of supplies, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests and reviews quotations.

-Solicits bids and analyzes data to demonstrate best choice
-Evaluate suppliers and source new vendors
-Expedite orders when needed to meet production's needs
-Generate report to assist with ordering and evaluating purposes
-Assist with cycle counts or inventory
-Produce performance and analytical reports as requested by management
-Develop and maintain business relationships with current vendors
-Provide cost savings proposals and research price reduction opportunities with vendors
-Review and resolve discrepancies or negotiate settlement to the best possible long term advantage of the business
-Participate in reconciliation of vendor accounts and insure accuracy of invoices
-Prepare and maintain purchase orders
-Follow ISO and all other applicable procedures and company policies
-Keep management informed of all activities and problems
-Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

-Excellent communication skills
-Proficient in Excel using formals, V-look up, and privet tables
-Team member
-Knowledge of IATF requirements preferred
-Ability to communicate, listen and understand customer needs and take the appropriate action as needed to solve any possible issues


1-4 years

-Five to seven years of experience as Buyer / Expediter in a manufacturing environment
-Technical Knowledge

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