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Supply Chain Buyer

SlingShot Connections Morgan Hill ,CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Supply Chain Buyer is responsible for the purchase of millwork materials, equipment and services. As a critical member of the Supply Chain department, the Supply Chain Buyer will manage, plan/forecast, procure material from multiple suppliers, and use metrics aligned with company corporate strategic directives to drive continuous improvement with the suppliers they manage.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Source materials, services and equipment in accordance with established company practices and procedures

• Recommend vendor selection to internal stakeholders with emphasis on best economic value and defined company procurement objectives

• Negotiate with suppliers to get the optimal quality, cost and delivery while maintaining healthy relationships with all suppliers, regardless of purchase award

• Generate and issue purchase orders through the ERP system in accordance with established company procedures

• Setup blanket agreements with suppliers where appropriate

• Be responsible for the tracking of all open orders. Update and maintain order schedules in our ERP system

• Use our MRP system to align and balance material delivery schedules according to production and installation requirements

• Understand in detail suppliers’ strengths and weaknesses and be able to articulate them clearly to internal stakeholders

• Act as central point of contact for suppliers within the product types you own. Guide suppliers on how they can be successful in doing business with the company

• Perform root cause analysis of any supplier issues, such as missed deliveries or quality issues. This includes recommendation for corrective action to prevent recurrence

• When possible, implement supplier managed and owned inventories

• Validate and distribute monthly forecasts to suppliers

• Drive continuous improvement in Supply Chain by taking on various programs or projects on an ongoing basis

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Master’s degree is a plus

• 3 + years minimum experience in a fast-paced business environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Thorough knowledge of Supply Chain best practices, techniques, procedures and policies

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, specifically building trust of internal stakeholders

• A “service oriented” approach. Meaning that our internal customers needs are paramount to the company’s success, and we must do all we can to meet their needs

• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others

• The ability to use data for problem resolution, meaning an intermediate/advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Excel. For example, be able to perform vlookups, pivot tables, and if statements to aid in problem resolution. Ability to create charts and graphs to communicate important issues

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary

• Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude

• Ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player

• Previous woodworking industry experience is a plus, though not required

Company Description
The SlingShot advantage is our talent team’s focus on candidate relationships. Innovative, creative recruiting and placement are our priorities. With our agents’ long-time industry experience, SlingShot Connections prides itself on the ability to secure in-demand talent and expertly match it to individual company cultures.

SlingShot Connections

Why Work Here?

Great company to have on your resume and provides you with the opportunity to grow!

The SlingShot advantage is our talent team’s focus on candidate relationships. Innovative, creative recruiting and placement are our priorities. With our agents’ long-time industry experience, SlingShot Connections prides itself on the ability to secure in-demand talent and expertly match it to individual company cultures.

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Morgan Hill, CA
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