Buyer/Purchaser Planner

  • location: Henrico, DC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $22 - $28 per hour
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Buyer/Purchaser Planner

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is currently seeking a Purchasing Specialist for a local manufacturing company in Richmond, VA.

location: Henrico, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $22 - 28 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
  • Plans for and purchases materials, according to the master production schedule
  • Monitors and adjusts work in progress, schedules and delivery of finished goods to ensure schedule meets customer requirements. Involves interaction with customers, sales and production teams.
  • Ensures material availability through accurate inventory monitoring, purchasing and follow up - to include outside suppliers
  • Create purchase orders
  • Negotiate with vendors
  • Cultivate vendor relationships
  • Monitor market data such as price variability
  • Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to understand ongoing needs
  • Use data to impact product selection
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Bachelor's degree in Business
  • 3 years experience as a Planner/Buyer, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Lean and MRP systems
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Certification in Purchasing preferred
skills: Purchasing/Procurement
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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