Sr. Direct Buyer in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 01/16/23

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:
• Global market leader in the colored solutions and chemical manufacturing industry
• Renown for being one of the most cost-effective and innovative technical solutions provides closely tied to the retail industry
• An acquisitive company that has almost doubled in size over the last 3 years
• Company has exceptional tenure and retention offering a family-friendly working environment that is becoming more and more progressive as they grow

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:
• Great company culture and morale; very low turnover
• Beautiful, newly renovated offices
• Employee appreciation activities such as holiday parties and cookouts
• High employee engagement
• Customers include Nike, Under Armour, lululemon, and other big box retailers

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

Monitor key spending trends, cost drivers, market factors and geographic considerations in order to implement appropriate sourcing strategies
• Analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data to determine reasonable prices to place order for good and services
• Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history.
• Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives on facility specific goods or services
• Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance and inventories. This includes data entry of product and manufacturing information in company-wide ERP system
• Support Dystar plant on resolve problems related to undelivered goods. Confer with staff, users and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
• Approves Purchasing Quality Manual and Vendor List.

BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Materials Management or Logistics required.
• 5 to 10 years’ experience in Direct Purchasing
• Experience source selection and negotiation skills with capital, indirect materials and services
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals SOW, drawings, and product designs. Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence
• Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
• Previous experience Purchasing
• Talking to others to convey information effectively. Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Corporate Support
  • Date Posted: 01/16/23
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