Contract position: A Associate Buyer is needed for a multinational automotive corporation in the Portland, OR area. Supports strategic buyers in management of supplier relationships, including long term partner suppliers. No per diem available. Responsibilities for the Buyer
Requirements for the Buyer
- Review requisitions for buyer assignments to purchase critical materials, parts components, tooling or services. Manage and track high volumes of new and current parts. Manage team metrics.
- Prepare and send Request For Quotation (RFQ) to suppliers based on defined supplier set by strategic buyer. Provide quote comparisons and/or pricing analysis as needed. Create and maintain annual contracts using the internal procurement system GLOBUS.
- Process weekly price discrepancies, location adds, price changes, and goods receipts. Opportunities to participate in strategic projects.
- Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain is preferred) OR an associate's degree with 1 year of related experience OR 4 years of related experience required. Advanced Excel skills required. PowerPoint skills required.
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