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Purchasing Specialist – Junior Buyer

Purchasing Specialist – Junior Buyer

Job Description

 Roles & Responsibilities :

* Applies maturing knowledge of the business, its products, and processes. Manages relationships with suppliers of moderately complex commodities and ensures supplier performance and compliance.

* Analyzes customer requests and organizational goals and provides effective commodities solutions. Resolves issues and identifies appropriate issues for escalation.

* Selects the most efficient instrument for acquiring products and services with a focus on mitigating risk and liability to the Enterprise. * * Serves as Commodity Manager responsible for supply chain research, market research, spend analytics, planning and execution of the acquisition for the product or service commodity.

Technical/Functional Skills

* Conducting Sourcing event

* Vendor negotiation

* Catalog Maintenance

* Transactional Purchasing function

* Customer relationship maintenance

* Should have good knowledge about the entire Bidding process

* Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills

* Strong knowledge on handling Sourcing / Bidding functions



Job Requirements

Generic Skills:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to meet deadlines and possess a passion and desire to succeed

* Ability to set priorities and focus on appropriate roadblocks that hinder * the project's goals

* Strong problem solving skills

* Understand Risk Management and mitigate project specific risks


* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred

* 1-2 yrs. year of procurement / SCM experience

Work Location:

Milford, OH 45150

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $14.00 - $16.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Insurance
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Insurance
Required Travel Not Specified
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Purchasing Specialist – Junior Buyer

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