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Buyer - Van Nuys, CA

Van Nuys, CA

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Job Title: Buyer Job Description: This position requires the management of medium and complex commodity procurement in support of multiple internal customer’s enterprise wide. Candidate will be the focal point for interface and communication between the programs and suppliers. You will be responsible for quotation activities, negotiations, documentation write-up, selecting qualified suppliers, seeking alternate suppliers (when applicable), supplier negotiations (price, schedules and terms & conditions, to include software licenses), and post-award management in accordance with company directives and work instructions. This job requires a significant amount of complex negotiations with suppliers. Candidates should possess capability to independently review and negotiate terms and conditions and recommend final selection to the Supply Chain Manager. Job Requirements: (Qualifications and/or skills) • 5+ years relevant experience in procurement/supply chain role. • Proven ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic, fast paced, changing environment • Ability to lead formal negotiations (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to contractual requirements). • Ability to place a PO of medium to high complexity and process a high volume of POs across various business units • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers. • Ability to perform effectively and independently in a virtual environment • Must be able to handle multiple decisions based on workload dispersion, program priorities. • Strong problem solving skills and ability to think strategically • Proficiency to perform and comprehend price analyses, source selection/justification • Ability to effectively manage job responsibilities with minimal supervision • Ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools   Desired skills: • Use standard computer systems focus

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