Purchasing Buyer Location: Bridgeport, AL
Description: Producer of ferroalloys and specialty materials for North American steel and foundry industry is seeking a Buyer.
Responsibilities: • Maintains supply of parts, materials and services for multiple operations
• Communicates regularly with management, multiple plants & mining operations regarding flow of goods and services
• Seeks quotations and negotiates agreements for such supplies
• Develops sound cost-effective strategies for purchasing materials used in the business
• Maintains relationships with suppliers while continually scouting for additional vendors
• Evaluates spending operations while seeking ways to improve & enhance quality and ensure timeliness of deliveries.
• Conducts cost analyses & sets benchmarks
• Reports to corporate purchasing manager
• AD in Business or 3 years minimum experience in Procurement function preferred
• Experience in MRP systems, SAP • Outstanding management skills
• Excellent negotiation skills • Strong organizational skills
Location/Region: Bridgeport, AL (35740)