Buyer

Hamilton Casework Solutions
Published
November 25, 2019
Location
3158 Production Drive - Fairfield, Ohio
Job Type
Deadline to Apply
2019/12/23
Hourly Wage
discussed at interview

Description

The Buyer is responsible for effectively managing the purchase order replenishment process.
Provides support in the purchase of goods, materials, supplies and equipment used in day-to-day operations.
Focus is on matching inventory levels with production needs for raw materials, packaging components, purchased finished goods, and/or equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsibility to source raw materials, packaging components, purchased finished goods, and/or equipment.
  • Negotiate purchases and establish contracts for critical materials from approved sources.
  • Continuously develop and optimize supplier relationships to gather information in an effort to source product of the best quality at the optimum price at proper lead-times to meet customer requirements.
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers, schedule deliveries, create bill of ladings (where applicable) as it pertains to purchasing.
  • Analyze and set minimum stocking levels for critical raws, containers, finished goods, and/or equipment to minimize stock outs and product disruptions.
  • Monitor inventory levels and adjust reorder points, min/max levels and lead times to maximize production levels. Working closely with demand planning/forecasting to achieve highest possible accuracy.
  • Handle all claims, returns, feedbacks and bring them to a timely closure.
  • Makes necessary adjustments to purchase orders to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with Operations, Receiving, Warehousing to ensure that expectations and constantly met.
  • Runs materials related procurement and inventory reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Continuously strive to reduce total cost of procured goods and services.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree required. Supply Chain, Business, Chemistry or related field.
Minimum of three-five years of job-related experience preferred.
Excellent skills using Microsoft Office products and ERP systems.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
Strong communication skills, demonstrated ability to negotiate effectively.

How to Apply

www.hamiltoncs.com/careers