Randstad Professionals is looking for a Purchasing Specialist in Monroe, NC.
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 45 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Associate's degree
experience: 2 Years
- - Manage inventory and verify purchase requisitions.
- - Prepare purchase orders by verifying product specifications and price. - Identify alternative suppliers to find substitute items when necessary.
- - Works closely with suppliers to monitor purchases and expedite when needed.
- - Source for new domestic and international suppliers and vendors.
- Assist in simplifying the production environment, improve product performance, maintain optimal inventory levels, and cost containment.
- Authorize payment for purchases.
- Participate in new product development meetings, identify new vendors and source new products to meet new item specifications.
- Analyze item requirements for upcoming projects and designs and order all products to meet specifications.
- Review bids from all suppliers and negotiate best price payment terms, and lead times.
- Prepare inventory reports and purchasing reports for senior leaders.
- Establish and prepare product manufacturing bill of materials required for tools, materials, and cost projections.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience sourcing for manufacturing components, finished goods, and subcontracting services.
- Previous experience within these key commodities: electrical components, LED and lighting components, manufactured components, etc.
- Previous experience working with domestic and international suppliers.
- Industry experience: Manufacturing.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, and ERP/MRP systems (SAP, Epicor, Oracle, Navision, etc.).
- Bilingual fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, or Taiwanese is preferred.
- Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred.
If interested in this position, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
skills: Purchase Accounting, A/P Processing, A/P Review
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