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Buyer

Company: Agru America
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary:A Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials, supplies or equipment for a business. Their duties include negotiating deals with suppliers, researching possible item selections and taking inventory of current products.Responsibilities:Develop yearly RFQ packages to negotiate and optimize cost of raw materials, supplies and other products.Track negotiation progress using custom made reports for Top purchased items.Develop and execute suitable Vendor Agreements for all suppliers and ensure compliance using vendor scorecards, factory visits, audits, random testing and customer complaints and feedback.Establishes procedures to accomplish procurement of a variety of materials in a cost-effective manner.Establishes Purchasing performance metrics and drives for progress towards assigned targets and goals.Analyzes key data and prepares monthly performance reports, and presents to senior management.Develop channels of supply and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), driving optimal Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), continuous improvements and project savings opportunities and mitigation of supply chain risks.Establishes purchasing policies and procedures and directs purchasing programs accordingly.Work cross-functionally and with vendors to develop clear and concise product specifications, including packaging, warehousing, labeling and shipping requirements, for all goods and services.Build relationships with suppliers.Any other duties that the Company in its sole discretion may assign as needed.Requirements:Required Skills/Abilities:Ability to troubleshoot and multitask.Electrical mathematic and unit conversion skills.High attention to detail and is willing to learn.Team player who is reliable and trustworthy.Maintains a clean and safe work area.Verbal and written communication skills in English. Organizational skills and attention to detail.Microsoft Office Suite experience with strong Excel skills, required.Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.Education and Experience:High School diploma / GED, required.Bachelor's degree in business or related field, preferred. Related experience can replace this requirement. 5+ of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Previous experience in purchasing/procurement, required.AGRU AMERICA, INC. IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPI201496743

Keywords: Agru America, Charleston , Buyer, Other , Georgetown, South Carolina

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