Purchasing Agent - Buyer

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $50,000 - $60,000 per year
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Purchasing Agent - Buyer

We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Agent - Buyer to join a large, international manufacturing company here in Charlotte.

You will be working out of the National Service Center and you will be responsible for supporting and contributing to sustainable growth by further developing and implementing the purchasing strategy. This includes: Total Cost of Ownership, Quality Product and Process Development, Logistics, and Supplier Profiles.

--Purchases parts by evaluating and identifying areas to reduce total cost, improve supplier service, and ensure quality standards.
--Explores the market for suppliers of active spare parts, as well as slow moving spare parts.
--Owns the sourcing process, from product specifics and vendor qualification, to pricing and lead time negotiation and implementation.
--Verifies new suppliers with the relevant Departments or Product Managers to ensure quality specifications are met.
--Manage suppliers to ensure quality, price, and delivery performance is driving better customer satisfaction.
--Align with other internal entities for volume leverage and product pricing.
--Perform other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

--Minimum of 2 years' experience in purchasing functions
--Excellent communication and negotiation skills
--Project management skills and knowledge
--Organized and self-motivated
--Customer focused (both internal and external)
--Excellent written and verbal communication
--Proficient in MS Office Suite with Advanced Excel Skills
--High energy, can-do attitude, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

--Bachelor s degree in business, supply chain, or related field preferred

If you meet the requirements above, please apply directly to this posting.

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