This growing company is an innovative manufacturer and distributor of electrical components. They believe in a customer first approach to business. Currently, they are seeking a Senior Buyer in High Ridge, MO to work directly with domestic and international suppliers, sales, accounting, and production departments. The ideal candidate will plan and purchase raw materials, analyze MRP reports, and make buying decisions.
Position: Direct or Contract to Hire
Location: High Ridge, MO
Similar Positions: Procurement Specialist, Director of Purchasing, Chief Procurement Officer, Project Purchaser, Supplier Quality Specialist
Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:
Negotiation and execution of purchase contracts with suppliers
Scheduling and expediting of deliveries to ensure compliance to company standards and guidelines
Coordinate import/export activities associated with a growing international company
Implement contemporary systems and processes within the supply chain function
Follow-up on scheduling and expediting of deliveries to ensure compliance to company standards and guidelines
Manage key supply chain related functions
Requirements of the Senior Buyer:
Bachelor s degree in Business Administration or related field
Minimum of seven years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment; or combination of relevant education and experience
International purchasing experience
Strong knowledge of MRP, production control, and purchasing concepts required
Must have strong analytical skills, cost analysis, and negotiation skills
Proficient with negotiating and sourcing commodities
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