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Senior Buyer

Company: Aerotek
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

This position is 100% onsite and pays up to $90k!!!The following are the usual major job duties but this job description does not preclude the performance of others, duties by the incumbent, nor the question being raised on the proper rate of pay for the assignment.Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

  • Locate sources of supply for purchasing
  • Obtain information from individuals
  • Interacting With Computers Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter data, or process information.
  • Use computers to enter, access or retrieve data.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Communicate technical information
  • Write business correspondencePerform the duties of a Buyer and in addition:
    • Furnish selected potential suppliers with all requisite technical specifications and schedule information required to bid. Hold bidder's conference as required and provide answers to any inquiries relative to the information upon which the bid must be based. Analyze and compare bids received secured and schedule cost estimate reviews as necessary. Select the supplier to receive the procurement
    • Travel as necessary to potential suppliers plants to determine their suitability. Arrange for visits for representatives of cognizant functions; assist in vendor surveys as required. Arrange and coordinate supplier visitors.
    • Select potential suppliers for assigned products based on facilities, manpower, reliability, quality control, methods and procedures, financial status, previous record of quality and schedule conformance and general competitive position. Survey all applicable media to assist in fulfilling this responsibility. Negotiate price, delivery, terms and conditions in accordance with procedure. Determine and recommend cost reduction methods through negotiations with suppliers and/or substitutions of materials
    • Administer negotiated procurements to completion which includes: monitoring schedules and working with the supplier to expedite performance; assisting the supplier in solving problems; seeking advice of cognizant division personnel as necessary, and assuring that the terms of the procurement are met
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assignedSkills:
      • Cost Point, Proc. Mech Assy's, IT Literate, High Vol. Knowledgeable and capable of negotiations and elements of supplier proposals.Additional Skills & Qualifications:
        • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, or other related field.
        • Five years experience in procurement. Knowledgeable and capable of negotiations and elements of supplier proposals.Computer Knowledge:
          • Proficient with MS Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint ) required.
          • Ability to assimilate quickly, with new software.Experience Level:Intermediate level About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Chesapeake , Senior Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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