Job Title: Buyer Associate
Location: 850 Lagoon Blvd Chula Vista CA 91910
Duration: 12 Months Contract
***This is an Entry-Level Supply Chain Procurement Associate role:
· Carries out activities associated with purchasing goods, materials, supplies, and services to ensure terms are in the organization’s best interest.
· Fill out forms, perform other tasks as required.
· Analyzes and create reports (Excel, Tableau, other)
· Prepares purchase orders, approves payments, and negotiates prices to ensure the procurement process goes smoothly, under general guidance.
· Utilizes phone and email to communicate with multiple teams, in order to resolve issues and close actions.
· Responds to internal customers about order status, changes, or cancellations to ensure customer satisfaction.
· Prepares request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages to take on new accounts.
· Review contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
· Contacts suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries to ensure resolution of problems such as shortages and missed or late deliveries.
· Ensures product is delivered on time, meets quality standards, and at the right cost.
· May perform delivery assurance responsibilities.