Globe Wireless Inc. – Palm Bay, FL
A leading provider of technologically advanced communications products for the commercial maritime industries is currently seeking a Senior Buyer. Qualified candidates will be responsible to coordinate the activities involved with procuring goods and services within the manufacturing scope of business for a global company based at the Corporate office in Palm Bay, Florida.
Critical Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Critical Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Experience in purchasing using SAP Enterprise data system, along with MS-Outlook, MS-Excel , MS-Word, Web-based research tools and other computer programs .
Previous experience in an ISO-certified international company, handling orders, purchasing, and inventory control within SAP would be an advantage.
Attention to details, organizational skills, effective communication skills, follow-up and thoroughness are critical
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Major Duties and Responsibilities include:
Responsible for expediting, purchasing, and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from International and US based suppliers and vendors in a cost-thorough, timely and effective manner
Evaluates vendor quotes and services, and will communicate and negotiate with suppliers for price, schedules, deliveries, and availability
Build and maintain a successful relationship with vendors and suppliers
Must have experience with bills of materials, standard cost, concepts, practices, and procedures in the electronic/computer industry
Experience in analyzing materials requirements and planned schedules and deliveries, and able to make adjustments to a schedule to ensure a timely delivery
Mitigates liability and resolves disputes with defective or incorrect goods received
Developing competitive Requests for Quotes, responding to Bidder’s Requests for Information, presenting source selection recommendations, and making awards
Develop and maintain performance metrics and provide process improvement leveraging technology and best practices
Must work independently, with minimal guidance using pre-established ISO guidelines
Education, Experience, and Job Knowledge
Education, Experience and Job Knowledge:
Associate Degree in applicable field required, Bachelors preferred
4 – 6 years experience with buying practices, part identification and application within the electronics/computer industry
Proficient in International and domestic purchasing, Import/Export regulations and freight planning