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Plymouth, MN

Post Date: 01/18/18 Job ID: 00005NXJ Industry: Other Pay Rate: 0.00
Are you a self-motivated, excellent communicator with manufacturing procurement experience? We are partnering with a Minneapolis based manufacturing company in their search for a Buyer to procure inventory products to support production and aftermarket sales. If you have 2 years of manufacturing buyer experience and proficient in SAP, we want to talk with you!

Buyer Responsibilities:
• Development and negotiation of pricing, terms, schedules and other provisions of purchase orders, ensuring consistency with client requirements and procurement policies and procedures.
• Assist in commodity strategies, request for quote packages, and provide detailed analysis of quote package.
• Maintain MRP system information including lead-time, lot sizes, supplier contacts information, and inventory.
• Recommend suppliers based on gathered information and also recommend improvements to procurement processes and procedures.
• Maintain consistent interface with suppliers and develop strong relationships while managing negotiations.
• Ensuring timely delivery of materials.
• Resolving invoice discrepancies.
• Work independently with excellent problem solving skills, while keeping procurement management updated on the status of their assigned activities.

Buyer Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in related field preferred and 2 years of procurement experience in a manufacturing environment.
• Must have experience with SAP systems.
• Must be able to read technical drawings and specifications.

Buyer Skill Requirements:
• Solid communications skills, both written and oral with the ability to communicate across several levels of staff and customers/vendors.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Possess excellent negotiation skills in other to bring others together and reconcile differences.
• Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office 2010.

Buyer Hours and Pay:
• 4-6 month Contract to possible hire
• Located in Plymouth, MN
• Monday through Friday, 8: 00am to 5: 00 pm
• Pay Depends on Qualifications
• THE RIGHT STAFF offers Healthcare, vacation and referral bonuses

Qualified applicants may apply online or send a resume to mpg8@therightstaff.com.

THE RIGHT STAFF wants to help you succeed! Our team of seasoned professionals works to match you to the best job, best fit, and best location. Contract assignments to full-time permanent positions, we are here to assist you!

THE RIGHT STAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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