Strategic Buyer

  • location: Dallas, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $30 per hour
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Strategic Buyer

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is looking for a Strategic Buyer in the Dallas NC area.

location: Dallas, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $20 - 30 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 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.).
  • Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred.
If interested in this position, please apply directly or send resume to

skills: Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
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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