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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

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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