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Remedy Recruiting is seeking a Buyer in Norfolk, Virginia for a full time, in office position with a growing and innovative manufacturing company.
At Remedy Recruiting, we maintain the highest quality standards in both our clients and the candidates we represent. We work with companies that offer competitive wages, opportunities for growth and benefits including great PTO plans, 401K, medical, dental and educational assistance.
Are you a product savvy professional who likes building relationships with people? Do you like to find solutions to bottlenecks and problems? Then this is the role for you!
Evaluate and select suppliers based on price, quality, service support and reliability, and negotiates the lowest prices for products
Timely procurement of raw materials & subcontract services
Timely job scheduling and release that support production capacity constraints and customer delivery expectations.
Regular monitoring of open order status to identify potential delivery risks and recommend countermeasures
Monitors short- and long-term material requirements needs, develops and implements effective plans to assure material availability
Control flow of material from the supplier.
Provides operations a production schedule that aligns with current capacity & material constraints.
Monitors vendor quality levels and escalates as necessary to Quality if chronic delivery issues are identified.
Develop, sharpen current strategies and execute new improved procurement strategies
Develops new supply sources where vendors are inadequate.
Interface with Production & Planning Departments on the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments.
Negotiate with vendors the best possible price and service guarantee
3+ years’ experience in procurement or purchasing
2+ years’ experience in manufacturing
High School Graduate
Preferred Associates Degree with focus in Business disciplines
Highly desired 4-year degree in Technical, Operations or Supply Chain Management
If you have proven experience in procurement and supply chain, take initiative and strive to help the company with future growth, this could the perfect opportunity for you.
Salary range: $55,000 to $65,000