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Buyer

Location: Multimatic Tennessee, Lewisburg, Tennessee, United States

Posted: April 9th, 2021

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Places orders with vendors, completing required documents including purchase order requisition
• Tracks all orders that have been placed
• Completes return material authorization (RMA’s) on MRO items as needed
• Generates request for quotation (RFQ’s) and Purchase Orders (PO’s)
• Monitors supplier performance as measured by delivery, price and quality
• Meets cost savings objectives on purchased material
• Receives customer’s requirements electronically, by telephone, facsimile or mail. Analyzes requirement
• Accesses and monitors customers material tracking and rating programs when required
• Responsible for ensuring that the sales order entry functions are performed
• Responsible for ensuring that all raw material and purchased parts are requisitioned and delivery dates are established

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Negotiates
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Commodity product and manufacturing expertise
  • Communication and influencing
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical minded
  • Focused upon continuous Improvement

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technology Diploma in Business / Engineering or related field is preferred
  • Preferred enrollment in or completion of Purchasing Managers program, American Purchasing Society, APICS
  • 3 + years of buying/purchasing experience required
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Tier One automotive metal stamping experience preferred
  • Functional knowledge of SAP purchasing modules
  • Advanced knowledge of MS-Excel
  • Logical yet imaginative approach to problem solving
  • Budget management expertise
  • Customer focus and awareness
  • Understanding of APQP/FMEA/SPC/MSA/PPAP and IATF-16949
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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