Buyer

Location: Clayton, NC
Category: Manufacturing and General 
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 560104
Date Added: 08/30/2023

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Looking to join a team that has years of experience, a great schedule, and competitive pay with advancement opportunities? Look no more and apply! We are looking for candidates that have the desire to learn, work hard, and grow in the furniture manufacturing business. This successful Clayton, NC company is established and growing.

Schedule:

Monday-Thursday 7:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday 7:00 am-11 am

Job Description: 
In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of procuring raw materials, subcontracting and consumable materials while ensuring materials are available to production to meet on time customer delivery. This position will require you to be involved in building supplier relationships, negotiation, expediting, maintenance of procurement system (BOM and routings, PO dates, etc.) and requesting quotes for new and existing parts in support of cost savings initiatives. A successful candidate actively supports the company’s vision and goals, displays a can-do attitude, is a self-starter, and seeks out continuous improvement opportunities. 
 

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, and monitoring materials
  •  Collaborate with manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance and vendors to establish, maintain, and/or improve customer due dates.
  • Monitor, Mediate, and Communicate shortages, backlogs, lead times, vendor changes and issues to ensure on time shipments to Customers.
  • Active participation in 5S, lean initiatives, continuous improvement, and any other program deemed necessary by management.
  •  Analyze ERP system data to improve material management.
  •  Ability to understand MRP, create work orders and supplier PO’s, and communicate status of all orders as needed to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Coordinate all responsible individuals needed to resolve issues with work orders. 
  • Communicate and monitor company expectations/ needs with vendors to ensure successful partnerships.
  • Provide timely and accurate information.
  • Monitor and actively work to improve the margins (profitability) of the items within your customer and supplier base.
  • Be capable of reading, understanding, explaining, and responding to customer contract Terms and Conditions and other Purchase Order/Contract attachments.
  • Partner with Customer Service, Manufacturing, Engineering and Shipping to fulfill and exceed customers’ expectations.
  • Maintain detailed files for documentation.
  • Performs the functions to include initiating and follow-up to resolve problems, answer questions, correspondence, and reports.
  •  Become proficient in Baan and develop reports using ECQ.
  •  Identify cost reduction opportunities.
  •  RFQ/ RFP assistance and follow-thru.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field 
  • 1-2 years of experience in manufacturing systems experience in buyer/planner preferred.

                                                 OR

  • 5-7 years manufacturing systems experience as a buyer/planner preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), presentation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership,team building attitude and self-motivated. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint with extensive experience in ERP environment. 

If you are self-motivated and ready to get to work, please apply and then call us today at 919-359-2284!  
 

Why apply to BelFlex Staffing Network? BelFlex strives to succeed together by using our whole network of clients, candidates, and talented internal professionals to staff businesses in need and put qualified people to work. BelFlex has a lot to offer our team members. Take a look at our benefits:

Weekly Pay

Health, Dental, and Vision benefits are available on start date

Unlimited $50.00 referral bonuses

Caring and kind staff that work hard to find the best job for candidates

Candidates are not a number here at BelFlex Staffing Network in Clayton

Team member appreciation

WOW award recognizes hard work