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Sr. Buyer - Vernon, CA

Los Angeles, CA

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Description

Sr. Buyer - 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review requisitions and purchase orders to ensure proper authorization and complete information received from Sales, Operations, and other departments. Follow up regarding their requirements of products and materials.
  • Process purchase orders for inventory and non-inventory products, supplies, raw materials for components and professional services.
  • Ensure that purchase orders are sent out in a timely manner and maintain an accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders.
  • Obtain order confirmations, shipping and weekly reports from suppliers.
  • Expedite orders to ensure on time delivery for urgent projects and changes.
  • Work with the Demand Planning team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back-ordered or missing products.
  • Interact with the VP of Supply chain management with tracking and expediting shipments from China.
  • Interface with the VP of Purchasing regarding vendor performance, price increases and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Other clerical duties assigned by the VP of Purchasing.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years’ recent purchasing experience for a global manufacturer.
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The successful candidate will be detailed orientated, organized, objective and able to work with many different departments within the company.
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities and short deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and also be part of a hard-working, supportive team. 
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