Buyer

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $47 per hour
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job description

Buyer

job summary:
We are seeking a buyer/ procurement specialist to work with both internal and external, domestic and international partners to support our growing Hardware business.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities

  • Procurement execution for all NPI & Mass Production activities
  • Primary liaison with Original Design Manufacturer/Contract Manufacturers/Suppliers on purchasing activities
  • Maintain spend budget records for cross functional purchasing activities and update Finance team regularly
Additional responsibilities

  • Follow up on open purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery and communicate with internal customers to resolve receiving and accounts payable discrepancies.
  • Work with cross functional teams on part number creation, classification and prep work for international shipping requirements.
Required Skills

  • BA or BS preferred (manager open to area of study) or manager will look at candidates with 8-10 years of equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of New Product Introduction purchasing experience/Prefers consumer and electronic background
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects involving team members from multiple disciplines
  • Knowledgeable about typical hardware BOMs and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). - Fundamental knowledge of purchasing principal, logistics, and account coding.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate software applications including Agile, Google Docs, Excel - Self­ starter, detail­ oriented, proactive problem­ solver who is able to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities

  • Procurement execution for all NPI & Mass Production activities
  • Primary liaison with Original Design Manufacturer/Contract Manufacturers/Suppliers on purchasing activities
  • Maintain spend budget records for cross functional purchasing activities and update Finance team regularly
Additional responsibilities

  • Follow up on open purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery and communicate with internal customers to resolve receiving and accounts payable discrepancies.
  • Work with cross functional teams on part number creation, classification and prep work for international shipping requirements.
Required Skills

  • BA or BS preferred (manager open to area of study) or manager will look at candidates with 8-10 years of equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of New Product Introduction purchasing experience/Prefers consumer and electronic background
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects involving team members from multiple disciplines
  • Knowledgeable about typical hardware BOMs and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). - Fundamental knowledge of purchasing principal, logistics, and account coding.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate software applications including Agile, Google Docs, Excel - Self­ starter, detail­ oriented, proactive problem­ solver who is able to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
qualifications:
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities

  • Procurement execution for all NPI & Mass Production activities
  • Primary liaison with Original Design Manufacturer/Contract Manufacturers/Suppliers on purchasing activities
  • Maintain spend budget records for cross functional purchasing activities and update Finance team regularly
Additional responsibilities

  • Follow up on open purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery and communicate with internal customers to resolve receiving and accounts payable discrepancies.
  • Work with cross functional teams on part number creation, classification and prep work for international shipping requirements.
Required Skills

  • BA or BS preferred (manager open to area of study) or manager will look at candidates with 8-10 years of equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of New Product Introduction purchasing experience/Prefers consumer and electronic background
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects involving team members from multiple disciplines
  • Knowledgeable about typical hardware BOMs and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). - Fundamental knowledge of purchasing principal, logistics, and account coding.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate software applications including Agile, Google Docs, Excel - Self­ starter, detail­ oriented, proactive problem­ solver who is able to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
skills: Excel
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.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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