Associate Buyer

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Associate Buyer role in Lincolnton, NC! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only.

please feel free to reach out to: Matthew Greene at

Job Title: Associate Buyer
Duration: up to 10 Months
Location: Lincolnton, NC
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
Pay: 25.63$ - 27.00$ per Hour


The Finished Goods Buyer/Planner is responsible for managing externally sourced finished goods, focusing on inventory optimization, customer order fulfillment and cost reductions
This role also coordinates demand planning between the Product Managers and DC Inventory Planner and addresses supplier performance issues, including delivery, packaging, and invoicing.

Essential Job Functions:

Support day to day execution of all purchasing/planning activities (PO creation, expediting, invoice resolution, etc.)
Troubleshoot process failure modes and implement corrective actions
Work closely with Order Entry team to ensure accurate delivery dates are communicated to the customer
Utilize ACE/lean principles to effectively drive continuous improvement
Support/Lead transfers of work and new product introductions (NPI’s)
Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities
Interface with Operations, Sourcing and Engineering teams as required to achieved key department and plant metrics
Identify and disposition slow moving or obsolete materials

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