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Buyer in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Job Description

Southfield, MI


Our client is a German multinational conglomerate with a focus on industrial engineering and is looking to add an experienced and professional Buyer to their Materials Division. As a Buyer, this individual will be responsible for managing product responsibilities including: purchasing, quoting, expediting, de-expediting and tactical supply chain management.  

The Buyer must have experience in supply chain/inventory management and great interpersonal skills.

Buyer Requirements:

  • Knowledge of purchasing processes
  • Use of SAP or equivalent ERP system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of suppliers and general mill capabilities
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and work day to day with purchasing mills contacts and internal customers

Buyer Description:

  • Manage supply chain to schedule material to meet stated inventory objectives
  • Utilize the Business Unit ERP to manage standard inventory objectives
  • Quote and support sales contracts
  • Convert purchasing requisitions to purchase orders
  • Support own Internal and External Sales team
  • Support suppliers Internal and External Sales team
  • Daily procurement, inventory, and asset management
  • Vendor management
  • Build relationships with internal and external contacts: Suppliers, Sales, and other