Buyer - Greenwood, SC

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: April 23, 2021

Organization: Green Wood Inc

Location: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: BENEFITS Medical Insurance Prescription Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Disability Insurance Life Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match Paid Holidays Paid Vacation Time Continuous Learning Environment Safety Training

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of experience in procurement within the manufacturing industry and contract management
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, SAP and procurement transactions
  • Experience purchasing tools, commodities, and materials
  • Sound knowledge of procurement, value & cost analysis, with the ability to manage supplier relationships; Strong negotiation skills with a problem solving strategic mindset; Proven record of negotiating procurement and/or buying terms
  • General understanding of commercial processes, cost structure, and financial controlling methods
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of business via phone, written communication and in person by using strong communications and interpersonal skills (both listening and verbal)
  • Strong analytical abilities with impeccable attention to detail; Experience with cost improvement projects and industry best practices
  • Experience with cost improvement projects and industry best practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of 5S, Six Sigma problem-solving methodology and lean manufacturing environment; or exposure to continuous improvement environment
  • Ability to willingly make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgement and make timely decisions
  • Capability to effectively multitask and work in fast-paced team environment
  • Capability to work without direct supervision in a safe and effective manner
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a safe and effective manner
  • Experience demonstrating successful support of a positive safety culture
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation(s)
  • Associate degree in Business, Accounting or related field or a combination of experience and formal accredited education preferred
  • Procurement and/or inventory certification preferred
  • Willing to update job knowledge by participating in additional educational opportunities
  • Experience with contract management preferred
Job Description:

The Buyer is responsible for research, evaluation, negotiation, analysis and procurement of goods and services for the various group of our companies across North America.  Processes requisitions and purchase orders. Manages expenditure and capital purchase orders for base facilities maintenance account and facilities projects. Communicates with vendors and facilities leadership and provides documentation as needed.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Place and Manage tactical and strategic purchase orders for multiple of our group companies across multiple SAP Clients, ERP systems and locations, including blanket purchase orders for indirect non-stock materials. Follow order from requisition to purchase order through goods receipt and payment to vendor.
  • Expedite priority order requests and maintain established service level targets
  • Manage goods receipt delivery schedules through order confirmation sheets. Oversee goods receipt entry by end-users and close out purchase orders upon completion. Verify receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers
  • Resolve discrepancies (price, PO, quantities, wrong item, etc.) with supplier including, but not limited to shipping items back to supplier
  • Maintain timely and accurate record keeping, data entry and archives
  • Maintain all transactions with regards to records and files on purchases
  • Maintain and monitor Purchase Orders balances
  • Correspond with vendors on incomplete or unfilled orders
  • Maintain a variety of vendors files both electronically and physical
  • Accurately perform responsibility's with a focus on efficiency and quality
  • Assist with maintenance of contractor management system
  • Maintain and assist in cost savings initiatives, including various strategic sourcing assignments as needed
  • Request competitive price quotes
  • Identify and resolve accruals and AP discrepancies
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment while ensuring housekeeping duties are completed as required
  • Interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management
  • Participate in company and customer safety, health, and training programs and have a total commitment to all safety and environmental policies
  • Create reports, charts, and memorandums as needed for buyer role
  • Ensure all safety procedures, practices, and regulations are followed before, during, and after the process to foster a positive safety culture by having a safety-first mindset and approach during execution of activities
Schedule:
Application Process:
Apply on company website.
Employer Address:

160 Milestone Way
Greenville, SC 29615
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.