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Buyer

Company: Actalent
Location: Garland
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF JOBThe purpose of the buyer isto procure raw materials, consumable goods, and services at the most favorableterms for the organization. - This role isresponsible for qualifying vendors, evaluating bids, negotiating prices andterms for the purchase of goods and services. -The Buyer will interface with production,logistics and planning resources, customer service, and salesrepresentatives. - -Essential Job Duties: - - - - - - -Plan, procure and negotiate purchasing arrangements for both MRO related items andraw materials with the most favorable terms for the Company. - - - - -Process purchase requisitions for materials, outside processing orders, verifyreceipts, and manage returns. - - - - - - -Evaluate and monitor suppliers, programs and contracts through metrics, scorecards, andreports to ensure maximum cost efficiency and supplier performance. Work withsupplier contacts to correct any deficiencies. - - - - - - -Analyze incoming quotes and coordinate with engineering and production on procurementof equipment and supplies required for projects. - - - - - - -Support production & master build plan, establish Kanban system to support pipelineto ensure no production interruption. - - - - - - -Manage inventory of Kanban items for MRO, such as PPE, boxes, labels, packagingsupplies, etc. to maintain inventory level in line with master build plan. - - - - - - -Run and analyze reports on inventory and purchasing related data and makerecommendations to management on process improvements. - - - - - - -Process and close SCARs in a timely manner. - - - - - - -Manage MRB items daily and process dispositions accurately. - - - - - - - Communicate risks in supply chain & generate recovery plans as required to avoidbusiness interruption. - - - - - - -Perform periodic Internal Audits and work with QA for the management of ISO procedures. - - - - - - -Coordinate to resolve any receiving issues experienced with the Stockroom by working withstakeholders and suppliers. - - - - - - - Exercise strong communication and collaborative working relationships both in andoutside of the organization. - - - - - - Work closely with finance department to expedite AP processing. - - - - - - -Support purchasing of inventory items, such as wire etc. required to support masterbuild plan. - - - - - - -ECO material dispositions support follow-up - support engineering, manage timely asrequired.EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: - - - - - - -BA/BS in Supply Chain Management/Business/Engineering or related field preferred. - - - - - - -Eight to ten years' experience with MRO in component manufacturing environment, preferablymedical device. - - - - - - - Strong ERP Systems experience required. - - - - - - -Familiarity working with ISO standards, preferably ISO 13485. - - - - - - -Ability to read and understand technical documents, such as prints and productspecifications, to ensure proper materials purchase. - - - - - - -Strong communication, interpersonal skills, writing skills with a focus upon serviceto others and achieving measurable results.

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Garland , Buyer, Professions , Garland, Texas

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