Buyer/Planner

7 days left

Location
Maple Lake, Minnesota
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Apr 27, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Ref
144764
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

BUYER/PLANNER
Doherty Career Solutions has teamed with a local design and manufacturing company in their search for a Buyer/Planner in the Maple Lake, MN area. This is a weekday position with a salary range of $45,000-$55,000.

BUYER/PLANNER RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create and maintain relationships with vendors and negotiate with them for goods and services, negotiating the best possible price and service guarantee.
• Discuss/process daily purchase requirements, paying attention to costing, exposure to risk, quality, and existing/needed inventory levels.
• Effectively communicate and provide customer service internally to project managers, sales managers, and others; understanding customer and supplier requirements and managing expectations of all parties to ensure a ‘best in class' experience.
• Work with sales and operations to develop and maintain sales forecasts to ensure the availability of raw materials, then manage inventory levels through all purchasing cycles to ensure timely availability.

BUYER/PLANNER REQUIREMENTS
• College degree in a business related area preferred but will accept experience in lieu of higher education.
• 3-5 years of purchasing experience.
• Knowledge of purchasing principles and concepts.
• Must be self-motivated with strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point and Publisher).
• Experience with international purchasing a plus.

You will be successful in this role if:
• You are a TEAM BUILDER! Collaborating internally with a positive attitude and optimistic approach is crucial to the success of this position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills a must!
• You are a CRITICAL THINKER! You approach problems in a consistent and systematic way to bring solutions that resolve the root problem.
• You can PLAN and FORECAST! With a dedication to meeting deadlines, being proactive, anticipating future needs, and scheduling, you will have the core competencies to excel in this position.

CONTACT
To be considered for the Buyer/Planner opportunity, please submit a resume to tmunoz@doherty.jobs. You may also contact the Doherty Recruiter at 218-470-0274 for more information.

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