Long-term contract position, starting at 1 year, likely to be extended for several years, possible hire afterwards. This position would begin remotely but will transition to 100% onsite in Greenwood once COVID restrictions are lifted. Candidates who are currently local to the Greenwood area are HIGHLY preferred.
The Buyer position will report to the Purchasing Supervisor and be responsible for supporting facility operations through the procurement of maintenance, repair, operating supplies (MRO), capital goods and services including source identification and qualification, quoting, negotiation, order entry, order placement, expediting and processing return. Established and maintains a solid working relationship with Facility Associates and outside vendors.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Research Potential Vendors - Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
- Execute Orders - Procures maintenance, repair and operations supplies (MRO), capital goods and services, using source identification and qualification data. Using the order entry and order placement systems (SAP), expedites orders, and processes returns as needed. Create purchasing documents which include purchase orders, scheduling agreements, delivery schedules. Has a broad knowledge of the overall procurement to payment functionality of the SAP system in order to assist all users (requisitioners, accounts payables, and goods receiving) in the performance of their jobs.
- Customer Service - Monitors vendor performance and recommends necessary action to improve performance. Interfacing daily with internal department customers and external vendors, Monitors purchase orders to affect the greatest savings and insure compliance with rules and regulations.
- Other - Performs expediting function. Interfacing daily with internal department customers and external vendors, coordinates and provides purchasing data for monthly / daily purchasing reporting. Fully utilize SAP functionality in order to perform and understand analysis and reporting. Identifies cost savings opportunities. Effectively works with others within the team to achieve team goals. Effectively communicates with co-workers and supervisor. Performs all additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
- provided by Dice