Adecco is currently assisting a local client, recruiting for a Buyer position in Orlando, FL.  This Buyer position is a Temp to Hire opportunity, with a salary of $50k - $60k per year depending on experience.  For instant consideration, Apply Now!

The Buyer is responsible for the timely procurement of materials and services from suppliers while adhering to the negotiated price, quality, inventory levels and delivery to meet the company’s overall needs. Accountable for spending up to $10 million in purchases.

Performs systems analysis and applies an understanding of the manufacturing process and supplier capabilities to the demand sequence and job start dates generated by MRP to identify potential material availability problems.  Works to resolve potential problems and avoid disruptions to production flow and or spare parts fulfillment.  Provides updates on material availability to enhance planning and minimize interruptions.

  • Responsible for $4 to $10 million in material purchases.
  • Perform and interpret ERP systems planning signals and take appropriate actions.
  • Learn supplier base strengths and weaknesses and integrate into planning decisions and executions.
  • Foster positive and cooperative relationships with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Execute purchase orders in accordance with proper procedures.
  • Evaluate the most cost-effective value for procurement alternatives.  Develop and implement verifiable cost savings strategies
  • Effectively manage inventory to minimize capital employed. 
  • Work collaboratively with Production to ensure that materials are received in a timely manner to support production. 
  • Work collaboratively with Global Sourcing Team to ensure adherence to all negotiated agreements and pricing. 
  • Work collaboratively with Quality to ensure that all purchased material conforms to requirements. 
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company’s discretion.
  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of procurement experience - strong negotiating skills
  • Experience with heavy machinery; 
  • Experience in a highly customizable, fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred

  • Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): C.P.M. or APICS certification is desired.  

    Specialized Knowledge, Equipment, and Applications:

  • Experience with MRP and or ERP systems as well as Microsoft Office tools.

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