• Location
    Bradford, Pennsylvania
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing

Adecco is on the hunt for a talented Buyer in the Northwest area of PA. You will be working for one of the most recognized brands on the planet. The Buyer will support daily procurement activities, manage supplier relationships and on-time delivery, focus on building a cost effective on-demand supply chain. You will maintain customer service by managing inventory levels which support the production plan, all while adhering to budgetary limitations that are best for the company. Organizational skills, ability to balance short term priorities and exceptional information analysis skills are a necessity. If you are looking to join a company that is known across the globe for its products, please apply now to or call Lisa at 585-953-1649 to learn more.

Job Essentials:

Plan and execute procurement of raw materials, purchased components, and manufacturing/maintenance supplies from global suppliers. Secure and analyze quotations, negotiate prices, and recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness.
Maintain strong working relationships and communications with manufacturing and key suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules.

Monitor open purchase orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
Proactively report product and material availability/quality issues.

Analyze MRP results, and determine if the plan reflects a logical procurement plan.
Monitor the appropriate targeted inventory levels to ensure adequate stock of components and/or raw materials are on hand to avoid out of stocks.
Manage the ramp up of new materials and the obsolescence of legacy items.
Select new products for purchase to support new products team or manufacturing requests. Arrange for submission and inspection of sample products as required; maintains close coordination with engineering/quality to ensure timely execution of product inspection and sourcing activities.
Evaluate exchange rates, market prices and trends, and apply to procuring product.
Resolve invoice discrepancies by working with finance, receiving and the supplier.

If you meet the following requirements for the Buyer, please apply now to This position will offer relocation.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years’ experience in a related field required.
Astute analytical, planning and organizational skills.
Effective negotiating skills.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written).
Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities.
Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) required.
Working knowledge and understanding of ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of Microsoft AX operating system a plus.

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