Buyer II


We have an urgent opening with our direct client . please let me know if you would be available and interested in the below position.

Buyer
Houston,Texas
12+ Months

Description:

Work hours - 7:30am-4pm, Mon-Fri 

Work duties: 
Converting approved reqs to POs 
Issuing POs to suppliers 
Comparing pricing between previous and current year to ensure best rates possible 
Expediting orders already placed with supplier, working out deliveries dates. 
Interacting with operations 
Understanding upcoming order requirements 
Communicating with suppliers 
Other activities as requested 


Requirements: 
2+ years of experience 
Oracle experience preferred 
Experience expediting orders, working with suppliers. 

Work closely with the assigned business segments following an individual work plan and meeting day-to-day short-term objectives. Has the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Key responsibilities include: Responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements including achieving lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs. Responsibility to provide training or coaching to Buyers on the team. Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs. Work with sourcing team, supporting sourcing activities, including supplier qualification, supplier evaluation and corrective action follow-up. Communicate with global sourcing team for global project and liaise with P&L sourcing team. Coordinate Central sourcing activities to accomplish business initiatives. Qualifications: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent 2. 3 years work experience in the assigned commodity, supply chain or purchasing 3. Solid communication and analytical skills

Thanks and Regards,
Swapnil Sawant
APN Software Services, Inc (www.apninc.com)
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-402-1080 / Fax 510-623-5055 
Email Id: Sawant@apninc.com

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