Buyer- Contract to Hire

Our client is a leading manufacturing company, and they wish to hire a Buyer for a contract to hire opportunity that will be responsible for sourcing custom designed material for the manufacturing and assembly of suppressors and related accessories. In addition, responsibilities will include purchasing goods and services and managing a variety of vendors.   

Essential daily duties will include: -  

•   Source and partner with vendors and suppliers 

•   Manage existing and cultivate new vendor relationships  

•   Daily interactions with vendors to ensure orders are on schedule; report any deviations as they are discovered 

•   Place PO’s with vendors based on current and upcoming materials needs 

•   Determine quantity and timing of deliveries 

•   Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and current stock 

•   Devise negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms 

•   Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power 

•   Assess, manage and mitigate risks as it relates to procurement of materials 

Job Requirements: -  

•   Bachelors’ Degree 

 •   5+ years' experience as a Purchaser or Buyer 

•   Experience with sourcing and vendor management 

•   Ability to succeed in the fast-paced environment of a rapidly growing company 

•   Working experience of vendor management software tools   

•   Strong Negotiation skills