Senior Buyer for State-of-the Art OEM, West Chester, PA

  • Job Tracking ID: 85315-282070
  • Job Location: West Chester, PA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 28, 2019
  • Years of Experience: 5 + Years
  • Starting Date: February 28, 2019

Job Description:

'We are proud to be leading the country’s most talented group of engineers, machinists and craftspeople with a dedication to improving the quality of others’ lives.' Michael Fitzgerald, President & CEO

For Acero, proud to be an American manufacturer means:
* the latest in engineering
* the best in quality
* the most dedicated, passionate and brightest in their field.

Proud of your professional skills? Looking to be a member of a well-respected and dynamic workforce changing the face of American manufacturing? We are looking for you! Read on!

Excellent Benefits:
* Industry competitive compensation
* Performance-based bonus program
* Medical, dental, vision & life Insurance
* 401k plan
* PTO & paid holidays
* Opportunity for Advancement

The Senior Buyer is responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services, managing and negotiating with vendors and supervises Materials Planning handlers. The successful candidate is able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

* Establish Purchasing Policies and ensure compliance.
* Inserts excellence into the procurement department.
* Manage, negotiate and execute all contracts.
* Negotiate with vendors for goods and services.
* Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers, grade same through the ERP.
* Work with requests for quotes, RFP’s, bids, contracts, purchase orders.
* Develop new supply sources.
* Establish account/credit and terms. Place orders with open accounts.
* Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
* Perform cost analysis and benchmarking with new vendor targets vs. existing standards.
* Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
* Consistently use problem solving skills to discover the cause and solutions of purchase and delivery issues within the ERP system.
* Document the methods chosen as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
* Oversees the Material Planning handlers

Experience and Skills:


* BS Degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
* At least (5) five years of experience in procurement functions supporting manufacturing operations.
* Strong commitment to detail and error-free performance
* Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite
* Extremely intuitive with problem solving and resolutions
* Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
* Working knowledge of ERP systems
* Financial management abilities
* Organizational skills for efficient office control are mandatory
* Supervisory skills

** Desired**
Special certification
10+ years in manufacturing
Relevant experience in the medical device industry

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