Senior Buyer

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill aSr Buyer job in Port Washington, NY! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Type:                      Fulltime (40 hours / week)
Length:                  temp-to-hire
Pay:                        24.00 / HR
Shift/Hours:          8A – 5P

Responsibilities for the Sr Buyer job include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
  • May perform a minimal level of Supplier Sourcing.
  • May negotiate materials, equipment and supplies from suppliers.
  • Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be Direct Shipped or processed via a WIS Distribution Center. Ensure that all electronic data interchange, Email, and faxed orders reach the supplier.
  • Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues.
  • Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues.
  • Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
  • Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
  • Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution.
  • Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines.
  • Review daily Customer Unedited (unprocessed) order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
  • Generate Customer open order (backorder) listings. Update / Expedite status with information secured from Supplier.
  • Review all unit of measure problems.
  • Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.
  • 3+ years of Purchasing MRO/Indirect Materials experience
  • Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers and competitors
  • Knowledge of business performance measures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills

 Why work for Adecco?

  • Weekly pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Skills Training
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits

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IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “Apply with Adecco” button to submit your resume.


The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services.  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career.  Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions.  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans


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