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Richardson, TX 75082

Posted: 09/06/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 14473 Pay Rate: 75,000

Our client, located in Richardson, Texas, has a need for a Buyer on a Direct Hire basis. 

Company Profile:
Automotive Industry
Team/Family Atmosphere

Buyer Role:
Our Buyer is responsible for the all activities related to the negotiation and procurement to implement national, regional, local supplier purchase orders and contracts for assigned products and services such as office supplies; shop supplies; furniture & fixtures; capital expenditures and other small equipment
Lead the negotiations selecting and managing suppliers that result in maximum ROI value to the company
Work in concert with Operations, Facilities and Stakeholders and suppliers/vendors to purchase goods & services 
Standardize the Indirect ordering process with use of ERP software tools
Maintain a supply base that is financially sound, technically competent, and strategically aligned, including supplier performance standards and measurements; ensure supplier compliance
Aggregate spend and consolidate source across a variety of similar goods
Cultivate long-term relationships with strategic suppliers
Manage store budget objectives by monitoring purchase price variance through negotiations, product design, manufacturing processes and buying quantities 
Act as a direct liaison with all branch locations and facilities  
Contribute to Procurement critical process indicator metrics, such as savings; supplier rationalization to ensure goals are met and exceeded 
Participate in the overall process and goals of Procurement to enhance operational efficiency
Make bold decisions based on facts and provide full transparency to direct manager
Ensure protection of the company with supplier business continuity plans for critical goods and services while tracking and communicating purchases and delivery dates to Stakeholders
Partake in developing and refining the procurement related SOPs to achieve efficiency, quality output and uniformity of performance, while reducing miscommunication

Buyer Background Profile:
Bachelor’ s Degree required 
Minimum of 4 years of related Procurement and/or Supply Chain experience required
Purchasing Cost of Goods Sold and/or Indirect expenditure categories experience
Six Sigma, Kaizen and/or Lean continuous improvement processes experience
Supply chain contract experience
Must work well across multiple stores and numerous levels across the enterprise with various management styles
Solid project management skills and experience
MS Word, MS Project and MS PowerPoint experience required
Expert at managing e-sourcing tools and spend management tools, SAP
Excel expert comfortable working with large data sets to draw conclusions and make recommendations

Features and Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Life Insurance & Vision Care 
Paid Holidays, Vacation & Sick Days 
401(k) employer matching 
Car stipend, phone, fleet gas card, and company credit card

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buyer, purchsing, procurement

Emily Longsworth

Emily Longsworth is a graduate of Texas A&M University, and works with Frontline Source Group as a Talent Executive who specializes in full-desk recruitment for clients and candidates across the country. Working nationwide allows her to truly understand what the job market is like, and she knows how to present her candidates’ skills to be in the most competitive position going into interviews. Whether you are searching for your next opportunity or if you need to locate top-quality talent, Emily will be dedicated to your search! Connect with her today for more info.

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