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We are seeking an experienced Buyer to join a Hayden, ID Manufacturing company. The main responsibility of the Buyer is to search for the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible purchase cost. The ideal candidate will have experience evaluating suppliers based on cost, quality, service, availability, reliability, and selection variety, establishing foreign and domestic suppliers. This person will be responsible for examining sales records and inventory levels as well as catalogs, commerce publications and directories in order to find the right supplier. Consider all aspects that may influence purchasing decisions.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Considers price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support when choosing suppliers and merchandise
Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock, identify foreign and domestic suppliers, and keep track of changes affecting both the supply of, and demand for, needed products and materials
Keep track of inventories and sales levels through computer software
Actively seek new technologies and suppliers
Make sure the supplier is capable of delivering the desired goods or services on time, in the correct quantities without sacrificing quality
Once all of the necessary information/RFQ on suppliers is gathered, orders are placed to those suppliers who meet the purchaser's needs
Match Supplier Invoices for payment
Run receiving report daily

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Must have a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased
Will attend meetings, trade shows, seminars and conferences to learn of new industry trends and make contacts with suppliers
Ability to forecast the cost of parts or materials, availability, and suitability for its intended purpose
Often work closely with other employees in their own organization when deciding on purchases
Communicates with people outside the organization. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person
Uses computers and computer system, set up functions, enter data, or process information
Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge accordingly
Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships

REASONING ABILITY:

The ability to analyze technical data in suppliers' proposals; good communication, negotiation, and mathematical skills; knowledge of supply-chain management; and the ability to perform financial analyses.
Good at planning and decision making and have an interest in merchandising
Anticipates consumer preferences and ensuring that goods are in stock when they are needed
Requires resourcefulness, good judgment, and self-confidence
Talks to others to convey information effectively
Uses mathematics to solve problems


DIRECT HIRE
SALARY: $50-60K DOE

For IMMEDIATE consideration, please respond with resume to Savannah@provisional.com
Title:Buyer
Type:Direct-Hire
Hayden , ID
13299
Provisional
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