Job Title

Buyer

Location

Jeffersonville, IN

Job Type

Full-time

Description

The Buyer is a key role in the flow and continuity of materials to make product for sale.

Responsibilities

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Maintain database of all vendor pricing and increases.
  • Report KPIs and other metrics as it relates to the supply chain.
  • Develop secondary suppliers who are fully qualified and utilized to support supply chain needs
  • Monitor raw material inventory levels and create/communicate orders to suppliers.
  • Track inbound material deliveries and adjust Purchase Orders to prioritize and increase/decrease to meet production needs.
  • Assist the Materials Manager with supply chain materials plans.
  • Research and work in support of supply chain improvements and cost savings initiatives.
  • Carryout GMP and Safety practices and policies.

Essentials

  • Purchase raw and packaging materials, perform data entry of purchase orders, review requisitions
  • Request bids, negotiate terms as directed by Materials Manager
  • Confer with vendors to obtain product/service information such as price, availability, delivery.
  • Communicate and track deliveries
  • Check inventory levels, set and monitor min/max levels, safety stock
  • Supplier scorecard tracking
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Min of 3 years of experience Purchasing/Buying
  • Computer skills including Excel, Access
  • ERP knowledge (JDEdwards, SAP, Oracle or similar)
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Customer and Vendor partnership focus.
  • Strong attention to detail, esp with numbers
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package including Bonus, Profit Sharing, 401K match, health, wellness and more!

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