Buyer, Raw Materials, Shelbyville, TN

Salary Range: TBD w/Recruiter
Bonus: Yes
Job Location: Shelbyville, TN
Report To: Purchasing Manager
No. of Openings: 6
Relocation: Yes, Details TBD at Time of Interview

Job Description

Buyer III is an advanced position in purchasing. Under minimum supervision, the Buyer III will perform purchasing related tasks associated with current production and new product development to ensure a continuous flow of all parts and materials at the optimum cost and quality to company. Buyer is responsible to develop supply strategies and cost reduction initiatives for assigned commodities in support of corporate and individual goals. Buyer will develop strong commodity and manufacturing process knowledge, as well as, an understanding of market conditions and technical trends. Buyer should understand the legal aspects of purchasing. Buyer should demonstrate excellent cost analysis, negotiation and problem resolution skills. This position will also aid, support and direct other buyers when needed and coordinate special projects as required.

Mandatory Qualifications:
Completed degree from an accredited college
2yrs minimum experience in purchasing for Jr level Buyer, 5+ for Buyer III
Strong cost analysis skills to deep dive into quotes
Negotiation and contract experience
Commodity knowledge in raw materials (not MRO)
Automotive experience helpful
Similar fast paced large industry experience

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