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Buyer II

Company: Raycap Inc
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRaycap, Inc. is currently recruiting for a mid level skilled Buyer at our Charleston, SC. location. Under limited supervision, this position performs complex planning and procurement of various commodities using a mainframe MRP system. Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, purchase, expedite and negotiate materials in support of production schedules and capital/MRO materials and services.
  • Maintain MRP system data and its integrity.
  • Negotiate, review, and administer contracts for assigned commodities.
  • Source, evaluate and establish new suppliers and materials in conjunction with Quality Assurance and Engineering departments in support of company goals and objectives.
  • Interact with suppliers to ensure correct parts are delivered on-time, at the quoted pricing and quantity.
  • Engage in price/term negotiations to mitigate cost increases and obtain cost savings.
  • Develop and implement programs with suppliers and internal cross functional team members that address lead time production, order fill rate performance, quality performance, cost reduction and technical improvements.
  • Evaluate and maintain the material requirements plan for assigned commodities and ensure systems validity and integrity by inputting and adjusting records according to company and/or department guideline.
  • Compile data, prepare and analyze reports as requested and required by Purchasing Department and Manager.
  • Prepare quotes for new customer assembly builds and existing business.
  • Generate and adjust purchase orders in support of ERP/MRP requirements and effectively communicating areas of concern and escalations to appropriate purchasing individuals, departments, and suppliers.
  • Attend meetings as needed to support cross functional team objectives. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent combination of experience.
    • 3+ years' experience in a purchasing role.
    • Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures including MRP/ERP, First Article, RMA, Drawings/Specifications, Expedites and Cancellations.
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Office; knowledge of SAP and/or MRP based systems.
    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, good oral and written skills.
    • Ability to work in and be flexible in a fast-paced growth environment.
    • International exposure a plusWhy Choose Us? Raycap, Inc. has decades of experience creating products that protect and support the world's most valuable assets from power and lightning surges. We focus on 5 Core Values of Customer Focus, Talent, Excellence, Innovation and Integrity, and those values show in everything we do. We also believe it is very important to invest in our employees, and we are proud to offer:
      • A very competitive benefit package
      • Growth and advancement opportunities
      • Paid Time Off from day one
      • 10 company paid holidays
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • A generous 401(k) employer contribution Raycap is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, veteran or military status, or other protected status. We participate in E-verify for all employment verifications.Drug-free workplace

Keywords: Raycap Inc, Charleston , Buyer II, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

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