Posting ID : A1068535949
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Manufacturing
BUYER -- CONTRACT ROLE -- DECATUR, IL -- $16-$24 PER HOUR
Bachelor's Degree -- minimum requirement
Two to four years relevant experience required in a buying, supply chain, or commercial role.
Experience leading projects as well as teams, suppliers, and customers to effective solutions.
Skills and Competencies:
Strategic guidance (understand the current supplier base, evaluating strategic options, deciding a course of action, and beginning implementations).
Team leadership (guiding decisions on sourcing, logistics, and resource management, as well as continuous process improvement and team-member mentorship).
Intelligent problem-solving and customer support solutions (determining how to best satisfy Critical Customer Requirements while sustaining competitive advantage).
Quality supplier relationships (developing mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers throughout the organization).
Willingness to travel up to 50-75% of work time as needed.
Fluency (able to speak, read, write, and comprehend fluently) in English.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasing programs.
Supporting specific Product line(s) and New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.
Liaise with the corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers.
To apply for this role, please email your resume and salary requirement to the attention of Joe Vermeulen with Sedona Staffing Services.