Procurement Buyer in Cedarburg, WI at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cedarburg, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/18/2020

Job Description

JobID: 379733

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for a Procurement Buyer for our client’s Manufacturing facility in the Greater Milwaukee, WI area. This is a direct hire position and fantastic opportunity to gain exposure with a Fortune 500 industry leader.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in SAP, reading blueprints, monitoring market trends and reporting on analytics. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. This is a 1st shift opportunity. The primary responsibilities will be the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account pricing, quality and delivery and ensuring continuity of supply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Adhere to any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff and visitors
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues

Qualifications:

  • Seeking 5-10 years of experience
  • SAP and/or MRP experience is a plus
  • KPI’s experience specifically within a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualification or studying towards CIPS qualification would be beneficial
  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within a manufacturing environment.

Please send resume to Kathleen Rouse at krouse@jsginc.com and contact me directly at 770-635-1347

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