We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer who will coordinate the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization.
Responsibilities Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery. Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed. Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity. Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements. Evaluates the most appropriate supplier to be used for various purchased items and advises team members and/or management on the appropriate supplier to be used. Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs. Implements purchase contracts (ie Purchase orders, etc) that comply with company and government regulations. Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company. Drives On Time delivery above 95% overall from all key suppliers. Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records and compliance with all department procedures and goals.