Buyer - Lorelei Staffing

  • Lorelei Staffing
  • 415 Old Tappan Rd, Westwood, NJ 07675
  • Full-Time



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Purchasing
  • Purchases high volume items and materials that cover extended contract periods
  • Researches, finds and qualifies new suppliers as needed.
  • Monitors, expedites and follow-ups purchase orders to assure their compliance with quantity quality, price, delivery and ISO specifications, certification and paperwork requirements
  • Sources and finds opportunities to reduce costs and evaluates and searches for cost effective and high-quality suppliers.
Purchase Negotiations
  • Works with and occasionally persuades vendors and manufacturers to undertake the manufacture of custom-designed items according to complex and rigid specifications.
  • Negotiates prices and fees to purchase inventory and services
Vendor Management
  • Keeps abreast of market and product developments and interviews representatives for potential new sources of supply
  • Maintains and manages relationships with suppliers in accordance with the Supplier Certification Program
  • Identifies the need for replacement/supplement of a supplier(s) to Purchasing Manager
  • Researches price and deliveries on new products. Obtains quotations for new or existing items as needed
  • Monitors performance and capabilities of vendors to ensure maintenance of delivery , quality and price commitments.
  • Oversees the shipping and receiving functions
  • May be responsible for checking and guiding the work of lower-level buyers
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • 7+ years of purchasing experience is required.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing company is required.
  • Must have strong negotiation skills, possess highly developed analytic skills and sound commercial acumen.
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to problem solve with good business ethics
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) is strongly preferred
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • IFS procurement software,
  • Contact Management systems;
  • IFS Inventory software and IFS Manufacturing software.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

Associated topics: buyer, display, inventory, merchandise, purchase, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supplier


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