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Buyer I

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

MERSEN IS A GLOBAL EXPERT IN ELECTRICAL SPECIALTIES AND ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR HIGH-TECH INDUSTRIES.With more than 50 industrial sites and 16 R&D centers in 35 countries around the world, Mersen develops custom-built solutions and delivers key products to its clients in order to meet the new technological challenges shaping tomorrow's world.For over 130 years, Mersen has focused tirelessly on innovation to accompany its clients and meet their needs.WHY JOIN US?At Mersen, we will welcome you from the start. Your colleagues and supervisor will ensure that you quickly integrate into the team, feel comfortable, receive relevant knowledge, and can quickly identify with the company.Position DescriptionTitle: Buyer (PU130)Reports to: Purchasing ManagerPredominantly on site in Roanoke/Salem, VA areaResponsibilities

  • Daily review of new request for quotes, new purchase orders and open orders
  • Including Engineered Bill of Material, Parts, and Services
  • Respond to request, advise, and assist the site's operational / production staff with new purchased items request
  • Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion
  • Clarify and review required documentation of materials from suppliers
  • Issue bid requests to similar-type suppliers, selecting best options for quantities, price, and lead times
  • Execute new purchase orders with established suppliers
  • Including Engineered Bill of Material, Parts, and Services
  • Follows the purchasing guidelines established by the site and corporate purchasing management team
  • Enter and track orders through JD Edwards system
  • Continual use of Microsoft tools, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Excel macros and pivot tables knowledge needed
  • Aid in successful site goal achievement for key goals and safety performance
  • Work with purchasing team to expand develop MRP systemQualifications
    • Associate degree in business related field (Minimum)
    • Minimum 1 year of procurement/purchasing experience required
    • Understanding of ASME/ASTM Materials and production machining preferred
    • Understanding of JD Edwards/Oracle ERP Systems preferred
      • Strong negotiation skills and high level of attention to details
      • Continuous follow through with vendors to support production facilities
      • Multi-tasking while working on multiple job requirements
      • Effective communication skills required over multiple forms, including email and phone daily
      • Comprehensive understanding of office suite required
      • Ability to navigate and create tables / reports as needed in Excel
      • SharePoint experience
      • JD Edwards / Oracle
      • Ability to work with all levels of production and management teams to achieve repeat success across business
      • Optimize and monitor purchasing activities and achieve repeatable desired outcomes to support business growth

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Roanoke , Buyer I, Other , Salem, Virginia

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