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Purchaser Buyer in Fort Worth, TX at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Description:Purchaser/Buyer

Play a
vital part in managing innovative products from inception to delivery.  You will have the opportunity to network with
potential suppliers and maintain our inventory levels, all while helping
improve the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop
a strategic supply chain base 
Identifies
and executes cost savings
Maintain
dual sourcing plans (back up suppliers)
Responsible
for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic suppliers
Leads
sourcing process from assessment to agreement
With
the support of the Plant Manager, negotiate and administer contracts with
suppliers
Evaluates
suppliers’ capability, quality, reliability, and price competitiveness
Ensures
supplier is performing based on audit requirements from delivery, quality
and cost perspective
Ability
to complete daily, weekly, monthly reporting to update team on inventory
status
Maintains
a clean and organized work area to facilitate job functions.  Must adhere to 5S practices and maintain
a favorable 5S audit score.

Qualifications: 

Minimum Education
& Experience:  

Bachelor’s
Degree with 3-5 years’ work experience in the manufacturing industry.
Comfortable
with working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities

Preferred:

Good
written and oral communication skills
Vendor
audits/assessments experience
Experience
in extrusion and/or glass industries as either a supplier or customer
Familiarity
with quality policies, Kanban and 5S

Physical Requirements:

Ability to use all required hand
tools and achieve forklift certification.
Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk,
reach within hands and arm’s length, stoop, kneel, and crouch for the duration
of the designated shift.
Ability to regularly lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move more with a teammate.  Follow two man moving requirements