Plattsburgh, New York
Administrative & Support Services
Job Type
US$ 40,000 - US$ 50,000 per year, $40k - 50k per year + none
Ref. Number
Jana Venable, Spherion
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Job Description

This is a full time, direct hire opportunity in Plattsburgh, NY. Growing manufacturing company.
- Coordinates the procuring of goods and services, such as raw materials in the electronics field
- Research and initiate requests for quotations, selects approved vendors for assigned commodity groups, maintaining ongoing communications for product quality assurance and acceptable vendor performance, arranging for cross-functional meetings and plant visits where warranted.
- Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts
- Develops and implements programs with suppliers and internal cross functional team members that address lead times, production scheduling, quality performance, cost reduction, and technical improvements. Resolve material shortages in a timely manner to meet production schedules.
- Reviews requisitions and prepares purchase orders
- Evaluates and maintains the material requirements plan for assigned commodities
- Maintains computerized procurement records in Oracle
- Reviews defective or unacceptable goods or services with quality personnel, vendors and others to determine root cause and corrective action,
- Follow up with related departments to ensure acceptable material is received and vendors are paid within terms of purchase order,
- Handles invoice referrals.

Working hours: 40

--Bachelor's degree In Operations Management, Manufacturing, or other related degree

--A minimum of 3 to 5 years as a Buyer, preferably with experience purchasing electronic equipment/items
--Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment, transportation industry a plus
--Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications
--Experience using a MRP systems
--Ability to work independently and solve problems.
--Excellent written and oral communication skills.
--Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under stress. Accuracy and attention to detail.
--Ability to travel, as needed, mostly in the United States

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