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Buyer / Purchasing

LeadingEdge Personnel San Antonio ,TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client, a manufacturing company, is seeking a Buyer / Purchaser for a temp to hire or possible direct hire position in South East San Antonio. This position will pay 42,000 - 47,000/annually, depending on experience. This person is responsible for material planning, vendor management and purchasing of raw material and components required to assembly and fabrication.

Responsibilities:

  • Source new suppliers and develop strong working relationships with primary suppliers to maintain quality,  provide competitive pricing and reduce lead times
  • Establish supplier and vendor managed inventory programs to reduce inventory and material handling costs
  • Negotiate supply contracts and blanket orders for high cost or high use items
  • Develop and review material requirements plans based on order driven schedules to minimize part shortages while reducing inventory
  • Meet annual cost savings goals through negotiated pricing, direct to stock and other programs that add value, reduce waste and reduce product lead times
  • Manage vendor quality performance with an expectation of a 99%+ quality and on-time delivery rating 
  • Responsible for review and completion of corrective action requests (CARS)
  • Responsible for reviewing and executing Engineering Change Notices (ECN)
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate system costs and resolving vendor payment issues
  • Identify and implement continuous process improvements that support team, department and corporate goals
  • Assist in planning and execution of annual physical inventory
  • Actively participate in department cross-training and assist in implementing and documenting process improvements
  • Work with and at the direction of the Senior buyer to expand knowledge/skills
  • Occasional travel for off-site meetings with suppliers

Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate degree with 3 years of purchasing and management experience in a manufacturing environment

            OR

  • 5 years of purchasing and management experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Ability to comprehend engineering drawings for sourcing parts and components
  • Experience with investment castings and other hard tooled products preferred
  • Experience in performing part and product cost analysis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • MRP/ERP System Experience
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License
Company Description
And now a little about us: LeadingEdge Personnel is a FUN and professional staffing agency, Texas owned and operated for over 22 years! Our goal is to help you find your next career move. LeadingEdge Personnel focuses on temp, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements throughout the Austin & San Antonio area. We staff for the best because we attract the best employees. We can't wait to help you achieve your next dream job!

LeadingEdge Personnel

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We're Hiring! Whether it's Temp or Temp to Hire, LeadingEdge has "Hire Expectations" for your career path.

And now a little about us: LeadingEdge Personnel is a FUN and professional staffing agency, Texas owned and operated for over 25 years! Our goal is to help you find your next career move. LeadingEdge Personnel focuses on temp, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements throughout the Austin & San Antonio area. We staff for the best because we attract the best employees. We can't wait to help you achieve your next dream job!

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San Antonio, TX
78223 USA

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