BUYER - MRO / INDIRECT MATERIALS Storeroom Solutions
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Storeroom Solutions, Inc. (SSI) is a national leader in storeroom, inventory and procurement management and the fastest growing independent MRO integrated supply specialist in the country. SSI is committed to the principles of respect, honesty and integrity and to delivering value to our customers, employees, shareholders and supply partners. SSI offers its employees a friendly work environment, great benefits and provides opportunities for continuous employee development on all levels.
The Senior Buyer is responsible for procuring all MRO (or indirect materials) on behalf of our client. Also key to this role is strong reporting and analysis experience with MS Office tools.
Strategic Purchasing - analyzing supply chain and looking for the best value / lowest cost approach to purchasing.
Data Mining/Analysis, Reporting
Liaising between supplier and customer to bring forth ideas for improved pricing or delivery
Evaluating current vendors and reasearching new vendors
Establishing a local vendor base
Negotiating vendor contracts
Generating and transmitting Purchase Orders
Following up on order acknowledgements and inbound shipments to ensure the supply base supports production needs.
Expediting emergency purchases as defined
Bachelor's degree desired; certification in inventory management or purchasing a plus
Strong aptitude with Microsoft Office Tools; MRP system experience preferred
Must have strong MS Excel and data mining expertise
Three to five years MRO (or indirect materials) purchasing experience
Experience with inventory control, receiving, and shipping
Experience in developing and managing suppliers
Ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in part identification
Knowledge of tools, equipment, services and supplies for plant production facilities.
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, negotiation & problem-solving skills
People management experience a strong plus, as this role is likely to grow into one in which you will hire and manage staff
Please note, this position may require additional duties outside of a standard 40 hour work week.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid vacation; life insurance; and a matching 401(k) plan. SSI is a growing organization with excellent training and opportunities for advancement from within.
To learn more about us, check out our website: storeroomsolutions.com/ssi-careers or follow us on Twitter @StoreroomTalent
||St. Louis, MO |
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