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Buyer in Cranberry Township, PA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

We have a client located in the Cranberry Township area looking to fill a Buyer position. Duties of the position will include:

- Maintaining Commodity Strategies using the Company's combined leverage to control/reduce costs.
- Identifying potential suppliers (both domestic & international) around specific business needs, including outsourcing opportunities.
- Negotiate supplier contracts to manage costs and ensure on-going service performance and continuous improvement.
- Develops relationships with suppliers to enable the Company to build partnerships with key suppliers.
- Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future (industry trends in pricing and availability that will impact the business) material availability, and prepares market analysis reports. Proactively establishes and implements countermeasures to negative market trends and missed objective performance.
- Coordinate orders from initial inquiry through final shipment, including quoting, buying, tracking and coordinating post-receipt issues/concerns with materials.
- Participate in special projects as required.

  Job Requirements  

All candidates will need to possess:

- Bachelor's degree or Associates degree, preferably in a technical competency, minimum in a business/industrial related field.
- 3+ years supply chain experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
- Outsourcing experience is required.
- CPM or CPIM certification preferred.
- Experience using an ERP/MRP system, preferably SAP.
- High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access).
- Strong contract development, negotiation, and management skills.
- Strong Project Management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with little or no supervision.
- Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Exposure or experience working with international business practices is strongly preferred.
- Experience in the valve, water or pump industry is desirable.
- Some domestic and international travel may be required, 20-30%