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Supply Chain Buyer in Elon at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Job Description


You will be responsible for implementing strategic initiatives and sourcing strategies to reduce spend, improve value, insure legal compliance and maintain sources of supply for three North Carolina-based manufacturing sites.

As Supply Chain Buyer, you will work cross-functionally with members of the Supply Chain team. Project Management tools are required in order to effectively project manage and execute specific supply chain projects.

This position requires utilization of Continuous Improvement tools, developing best practice processes and working cross-functionally in a collaborative manner.

As a direct report to the Purchasing Manager, you are responsible for driving inventory reduction and turns, managing master data, and driving efficiency in the supply chain by utilizing continuous improvement tools - as well as additional state of the art sourcing processes and tools.

Duties & Responsibilities:

*Implementing strategic initiatives and sourcing strategies to reduce spend, improve value, and maintain sources of supply.

*Drive inventory reduction and turns, manage master data, and drive efficiency in the supply chain.

*Manage procurement of purchased components and MRO items.

*Identify suppliers and products.

*Evaluate pricing regularly to determine cost savings and ensure competitive pricing.

*Review and negotiate MRO supply contracts, subcontractor agreements, etc.

Required Qualification / Education:

*Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management or related field

*Minimum 3-4 years' progressive experience (supply chain and commercial suupplier management)