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Semi-Truck Parts Buyer
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Management Business Solutions, Inc.
Posted on Apr 6
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Management Business Solutions is seeking a Semi-Truck Parts Buyer for our Client in Grand Rapids, MI. This person will manage material requirements ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low cost region sourcing, supplier assessment & management. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with purchasing and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Purchase materials, supplies, and services by developing, soliciting, and analyzing supplier quotations.
Assure proper delivery, quality, reliability, and low-cost consistency.
Document and maintain necessary records and files. May work with agents and customs brokers for overseas material buying.
Locate new sources of supply, establishes new suppliers and coordinates order maintenance with existing suppliers. Select and/or recommend suppliers with who orders will be placed. Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers.
Resolve conflicts that arise with supplier delivery schedules, raw materials, inventory, etc.
Assume ultimate responsibility to ensure suppliers deliver quality product on time.
Develop and/or assist in developing strategies and solutions to continuously improve cost levels, stable sources of supply, high quality of commodities and other governing factors related to purchasing and other adjacent areas.
Participate in continuous improvement activities that may include developing programs to improve supplier performance. Track supplier performance and works with suppliers to continuously improve quality, delivery, cost, productivity and support.
Develop cost database detailing all material, labor, and overhead costs of purchased products and services. Work with necessary departments to minimize costs and maximize efficiency of purchasing function.
Study market trends and systems technology related to job. Research and recommend new product developments. Perform other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field including purchasing and/or materials experience; or equivalent.
Three years purchasing and/or materials experience including commodity expertise related to respective area; or equivalent. High level of expertise in developing suppliers necessary to meet cost, quality, delivery, and reliability needs.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and general ERP system functionality.
Knowledge of purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures related to buying and demonstrated ability to purchase materials/equipment/services, in substantial quantities.
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts at all levels including experience developing suppliers.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills in order to establish priorities, identify and set goals, meet deadlines, etc.
Must be able to meet unique and complex design requests and address issues related to quality improvement.
Demonstrated excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills in order to perform job duties independently and make decisions that meet company goals and objectives.
Must be able to work on assignments that are broad in nature, involving a high degree of originality and ingenuity.
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