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Staffing - Buyer II
Ref No.: 18-06904
Location: Fairport, New York
Job Title: Buyer II
Job Location: Fairport, NY
Job Duration: 1 Year+

  • Support the plant through the timely procurement of quality materials in support of the manufacturing plan. Execute procurement strategies that Assure Supply and Optimize Total Cost of Ownership for the Plant.
Procurement Activities:
  • Responsible for tactical procurement execution for assigned material, equipment and services. Duties include communication to supplier, submission of POs, monitoring of deliveries, expediting materials and resolving billing discrepancies as needed
  • Submits requests for new vendor setup in the system
  • Works with Strategic Procurement, Operations and the Business Teams to execute the
  • Key Commodity Strategies
  • Ensures compliance to the Global Buying Policy
  • Manages relationships with supplier customer service representatives
  • Protects Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Creates and maintains contractual documents (Supply Agreements, Pricing Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Certificates of Insurance, etc.).
  • Quality/Supplier Management
  • Primary point of contact on vendor relations necessary to supply the plant effectively and efficiently.
  • Supports supplier quality audits and supplier meetings.
  • Collects, analyzes and summarizes supply management performance metrics against objectives including quality, cost, on-time delivery and lead-time. Communicates results and works with suppliers to drive continuous improvement.
  • Works with Quality, Warehouse and Product Engineering to ensure proper disposition of rejected materials.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or Technical Field and min of 1 year Supply Chain or Procurement experience
  • Strong analytical abilities with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, throughout all internal levels of the organization and externally
  • High degree of initiative and motivation with ability to work in a matrix environment or within a cross functional team
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Desired Skills:
  • Education, training or certification (CPSM,CPIM, etc.) in a supply chain function
  • Knowledge and understanding of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems.
  • Negotiation, purchasing or commodity experience
  • Project management experience
Soft Skills:
  • Results oriented, self-motivated
  • Customer focus: able to gather and understand customer requirements and objectives
  • Effective team player
  • Able to be persuasive in negotiations, as required
  • Comfortable working with cross functional teams
  • Conflict management
  • Ability to influence
  • Time management