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Senior Buyer

Woodland, WA 98674

Industry: Operations/Administrative Job Number: 82061

Job Description

Senior Buyer
This critical position plays a key role in ensuring the profitability of projects as they progress through their life cycles. The successful candidate will be expected to source materials in a nearly -JIT environment, within a project’s established timeline & budget to ensure individual project margins are met or exceeded. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding, manufacturing environment.
Contact:
Zita Letts: [email protected] | 360.553.7223
Brian Robles: [email protected] | 360.553.7219

Pay Range $75k-$85k
*potential for more depending on experience 

Full time M-F

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and/or create material take-offs
  • Request quotes, negotiate pricing, and purchase materials, components, or services in line with
  • budgets and delivery targets
  • Create accurate purchase orders in QuickBooks Online
  • Develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends to keep the business profitable
  • Communicate with multiple departments daily
  • Conduct self-guided research to become familiar with what products are available as well as their costs and benefits
  • Schedule freight for finished goods ensuring deadlines are met
  • Manage deliveries to confirm compliance with contracts
  • Participate in inventory tracking
  • Monitor stock levels and verify purchase requisitions
  • Keep detailed records and maintain various spreadsheets
  • Maintain professional relationships with vendors
  • Communicate schedules, risks, and any conflicts that may impact business operations
Qualifications:
  • Senior Buyer experience
  • Degree in supply chain management, logistics, or similar
  • Experience with relevant software (e.g. Google Suite, QuickBooks Online)
  • A strategic and analytical mindset
Requirements:
  • 2-4 years of proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role within a manufacturing
  • environment.
  • Need to come from manufacturing
  • Metals experience - company is all welding and manufacturing
  • Familiar with shop drawings and blue prints, Purchasing steel, stainless
  • Extensive knowledge of metal trades
  • Capable of reading shop drawings
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills
  • Positive attitude and excellent attendance record
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, and achieve set targets
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