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Buyer Senior
Ref No.: 18-05092
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Work Authorization:USC/Green Card
Position Description
Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. Identifies manufacturing needs, identifies and selects suppliers, negotiates contracts, and arranges delivery. Purchases a high volume and variety of parts, equipment, services, and materials.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Bachelors degree (BA) in Business Administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which has provided both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. 2. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through two or more years of increasingly responsible related purchasing experience. 3. Certificate in Purchasing Management (CPM) or APICS desired. 4. Knowledge of purchasing and negotiating methods, principles and concepts. 5. Knowledge of industry practices, general business operations, and policies. 6. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to procurement. 7. General knowledge of and ability to apply continuous improvement techniques to purchasing and related areas. 8. Proficient in standard business application software and specialized purchasing and/or materials systems (e.g. electronic data interface (EDI) or manufacturing resource planning (MRP) systems). 9. Ability to work on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of the situation or data requires thorough identification of factors and analysis of impact. 10 .Ability to work within general work objectives regarding projects and team goals. 11. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and recommend changes to procedures.12. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders, and top management. 13. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 14. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 15. Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services. 16. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities

Special Requirements
Strong communication and excel skills.

Bachelors degree required.