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American Cybersystems, Inc. (ACS Group) Winston-Salem Contractor
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Job Title: Buyer II

Location: Winston Salem NC 27105

Duration: 6 months with the possibility for contract to hire

 

Job description:
Role and Responsibilities: 

  • This is a supply chain position
  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Refers to policies and practices for guidance.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.
  • Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions, and places orders with approved suppliers.
  • May evaluate bids, select and/or recommend suppliers and negotiate price, delivery, quality and service.
  • May assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required.
  • Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations and engineering changes.
  • Confers with vendors and analyzes vendor's operations to determine factors that affect competitive total cost of ownership consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Coordinates with the accounting department as required to resolve questions on supplier invoices.
  • Building productive working relationships internally and externally. Frequent internal company and external contacts.
  • Represents organization on specific projects.
  • Utilizes MRP system and processes to manage the outcome for assigned commodity types.
  • Coordinating - Demonstrates the ability to circulate information through the proper channels.
  • Customer Service Orientation - Generally applies fundamental service techniques and adheres to proper customer procedures when interacting with customers.
  • Dependability - Demonstrates the ability to follow through with work assignments and support management's policies and procedures.
  • Detail Orientation - Is able to provide the status of work assignments at any time and can quickly produce any documentation or information that is need.
  • Follow-up - Demonstrates the expected level of follow through with internal or external customers.
  • Information Management - Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records.
  • Strategic Thinking - Has a firm understanding of the organization's competitive strengths and weaknesses.
  • Stress Tolerance - Remains professional during stressful situations.

 

MUST HAVE

  • Experience in Manufacturing
  • Experience in MRP
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Written and verbal communication

 

Preferred:

  • JD Edwards MRP

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years’ experience OR HS diploma with 5-10 years’ experience
  • First shift with possible OT

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years’ experience OR HS diploma with 5-10 years’ experience
  • First shift with possible OT

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Engineering
Manufacturing
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Decision Making

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ACS Group is a premier provider of IT Consulting, Engineering Consulting, Healthcare, Talent, and Workforce Management Solutions to Fortune 1000 companies globally. ACS Group conducts business through five operating brands – AIC, Analysts, ComforceHealth, MassGenics, and HireGenics – each with a specialized business focus. Our operating brands have provided targeted services and solutions for more than 50 years. ACS Group has grown to over $700 million in revenue with more than 12,000 employees and consultants worldwide. Recognitions include: #1 Largest Minority-Owned IT Consulting Company in the U.S. (2016 SIA); Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award (2017). ACS Group is a certified MBE organization, and operating brand, HireGenics, is an NMSDC Corporate Plus® member. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ACS Group has offices across the U.S., in India, and an international presence in Canada and Latin America.

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