Purchasing in Franklin, WI at Parallel Employment Group

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purchasing Department Buyer 1st shift Pay Rate $18 per hour

• Sending our RFQ’s (request for quotes) to current and new suppliers

• Placing orders from material requisitions

• Assuring timely product delivery and product availability for the company

• Develop and maintain vendor relations

• Monitoring and analyzing current supplier on time, throughput and placing purchase orders as needed

• Assist the purchasing manager

• Follow purchasing policies and procedures

• Expediting deliveries

• Routine purchase negotiations with non-technical MRO commodities and/or directed suppliers

• Establish agreements and conditions governing purchases, in addition to resolving routine problems in suppliers performance, root cause analysis

• Performs sourcing analysis (internal constraints, external risks, cost analysis and understanding of strategic levers, analysis of the supplier market)

• Participate in cost reduction activities

• Managing a supply base capable of meeting cost, quality and delivery commitments

• Negotiating pricing, contracts, agreements, and discounts

• Working with suppliers on quality of purchased components

• Presentation/Meetings with suppliers and senior staff

• Place purchase orders and maintain adequate

• Maintain product data accuracy in ERP (SAP)

• Manage 100+ suppliers

• Expedite purchase orders when necessary

Required Qualifications:

• Associates degree / or registered buyer

• 3-5 years of successfully leading strategic procurement work, preferably in manufacturing

• Procuring raw material, knowledge of DIN specs and European grade material

• International business experience

• Strong business and project leadership skills

• Excellent communication and listening skills

• Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

• Team player with initiative and strong listening, verbal and written communication skills

• Strong knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, and ERP systems (SAP)

• Understanding of fundamental Sourcing concepts: Strategic Sourcing experience desirable

• Ability to work independently, creatively and efficiently with minimal direction in an unstructured environment

• Planning and organization skills: ability to establish work plans, 'multi-task', and prioritize simultaneous projects

• Ability to streamline and drive sustainable process improvement

• Thorough and detail oriented. Ability to mine, sort, and clean data from various sources/systems

• Project management skills desirable

• Able to read technical drawings

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