Buyer

  • location: Trenton, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $35 per hour
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job description

Buyer

Contract position: Packaging Buyer located near Trenton, NJ for a global chemical manufacturing organization. This role is responsible to identify and implement Purchasing strategies for the cost effective supply of packaging materials/commodities. Candidates must have Bachelors Degree in Purchasing, Business, Finance, Economics or Supply Chain and at least three (3) years of purchasing experience (Packaging commodities is preferred). This is a contract opportunity is slated to initially last for three (3) months with possible monthly extension. APPLY NOW!

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Identify and implement Purchasing strategies for the cost effective supply of packaging commodities
  • Consolidate supplier base and negotiate contracts that lower cost and add value.
  • Develop RFQs/RFPs and initiate sourcing strategies
  • Work with requisitioners, suppliers, and industry groups, and provide direct support in identifying sourcing opportunities
  • Develop purchasing strategy to help lead project teams within the purchasing domain
  • Lead contract development and prepare contracts for execution
Requirements for the Buyer

  • Bachelors Degree in Purchasing, Business, Finance, Economics or Supply Chain required
  • Must have at least three (3) years of purchasing experience (packaging commodity experience is ideal)
  • Experience in the chemical or refinery industries is ideal
  • Understanding and experience negotiating contracts
  • SAP experience a plus
Benefits

  • Contractor benefits plan (Medical, Dental, etc.)
  • PTO plan
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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