Search Jobs

Project Buyer

Livermore, CA 94551

Posted: 04/23/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Buyers and Purchasing Agents Job Number: 81353

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identifies potential sources for the procurement of non-inventory production items and product produced domestically and overseas.
  • Ability to generate measurable cost savings on a continuous basis.
  • Conduct ah-hoc analysis requests, forecasts, KPIs/Metrics, and reports within Supply Chain using tools but not limited to SAP R/3, BI, established tools & process, and using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Visio, Access).
  • Reviews purchases requisitions and purchase orders for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
  • Confers and negotiates with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Prepares and generates purchases orders and change notices.
  • Resolves any discrepancies with suppliers and forwards all necessary documentation for invoicing approval and payment.
  • Responsible to utilize basic order agreements issued with suppliers and monitor those agreements which cover the commodities they are responsible to procure.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, and various stakeholders.
  • Has knowledge of various electronic and mechanical commodities necessary for the fabrication of electro-pneumatic machinery.
  • Understands international market conditions as it relates to international versus domestic sources of supply.
  • Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements in partnership with BU CS, Sales, Engineering, Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Quality, and other stakeholders.
  • Undertake supplier visits, compiling visit reports on completion.
  • Developing process improvements to the internal supplier chain, including better utilization of systems.
  • Ability to negotiation cost of good reduction, quality and vendor terms improvement.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead decision-making process for cross-functional teams, and to exercise independent judgment  on decisions involving business risk.
  • Proven track record of working in regional and virtual teams across multiple disciplines.
  • Demonstrate ability and skills to engage and influence stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Goal driven, target oriented and self-motivated attitude.
  • Demonstrates drive and determination to achieve success and sets clear direction and priorities.

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics, Engineering or equivalent based from an accredited university (no online degrees).
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with lean manufacturing and supply chain practices highly valued.
  • APICS certification a plus.
  • Must Have: SAP, MRP, Blue Print and Sheetmetal Experience. 

Additional Information:
  • Job Level:  Mid Career (2+ years).
  • Salary:  Negotiable.
  • Starting Date:  ASAP.
Apply Online
Apply with LinkedIn Apply with Facebook Apply with Twitter
Chat With A Recruiter

Send an email reminder to:

Refer A Friend

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

All Testimonials

John understood the scope of my job and was able to manage my moving goal posts and did not get rattled when I pulled the carpet out from under him …Read More

Bill M.

See All Testimonials

PEAK Careers!

Take control of your career! Join the team as a recruiter at PEAK and build the future of your dreams.