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Buyer, Glenview, IL at Advantage xPO

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Advantage xPO Glenview, IL Full Time
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SUMMARY

Supply Chain department forSignode’s Equipment and Tools division is responsible for ensuring inventoryavailability at the lowest possible total cost of ownership.   The Buyerwill be responsible for ensuring the timely replenishment of inventory throughmonitoring re-order points and inventory levels and.  The inventory analyst will also providesupport through various analytics, reports, and sharing of data.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

To perform this job successfully, theindividual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made toenable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions

Essential Functions:

•        Responsible for the timely replenishment andreordering of inventory for a given set of parts

•        Places purchase orders for production,non-production, and service items with approved suppliers

•        Establishes strong relationships with key suppliersthrough regularly scheduled meetings, teleconference, or visits

•        Issues requests for quotations to suppliers on newparts and established parts to get competitive bids and updated pricing anddelivery schedules.

•        Negotiates with suppliers to achieve pricereductions and maintains a record of cost reduction achievement.

•        Reviews open order status and provides detailedfollow-up to ensure on-time delivery of goods to requested purchase orderdates.

•        Resolves supplier billing discrepancies.

•        Works with the receiving department and qualityassurance department to resolve orders with documentation and qualitydiscrepancies

•        Ensures timely communication is provided tocustomers, production, and other team members, works to resolve potentialservice or operational issues, and informs leaders as required

•        Utilize systems and software to develop and maintainreporting tools to support business decisions

•        Coordinate with other departments to ensure customerdeadlines are met. Achieve and maintain inventory availability targets

•        Utilize systems and software to develop and maintainreporting tools to support business decisions

•        Analyze reports to identify operational issuesthroughout departments

 

POSITIONQUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: 

•        Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations orSupply Chain Management or equivalent education and experience

Experience/ Abilities:

•        High analytical and problem-solving skills

•        Strong communication skills being able to translatetechnical operational concepts into ordinary business terms and ideas

•        The ability to interact with all levels of theorganization

•        Developing analytics, reports and communications foruse throughout the organization

•        Identifying areas to drive efficiency andoperational effectiveness

Computer skills:

•        Proficiency in software required or preferred

•        Some knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables,VLookup, Charts, etc.)

•        Some knowledge of databases & ERP systems is aplus



About Advantage xPO

Advantage xPO is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage xPO is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

 

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