Associate Buyer in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is seeking an Associate Buyer for a new opening with our client, a major manufacturing company located in the Triad. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of Purchasing experience supporting a manufacturing organization. Starting pay is negotiable based on experience.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Drive sourcing process which includes launching RFQs, quote collection, analysis, sourcing decision
  • Drive negotiations and execute agreements with suppliers within assigned segment
  • Interface directly with suppliers and provide technical data and analysis once quotes are received
  • Drive efficiency across the supply chain
  • Drive all relevant activities to deliver on Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability, and Risk Management targets
  • Monitor, identify, and mitigate risks in cooperation with the Supplier Quality & Development team
  • Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics, and financial flows to the suppliers

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of Purchasing experience required
  • Proficient in MS office suite, especially MS Excel
  • Strong business acumen
  • Solid teamwork skills
  • Experience in the procurement of steel and other metals is an advantage

Benefits offered by APR until you are hired by our client:

Medical, Dental, Term Life, Short-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Service Bonus, Direct Deposit