Staff Management | SMX Buyer in Sullivan, Illinois
Employment Duration: Full time
Buyer – Sullivan, IL
Are you looking for your next step as a Buyer? Do you enjoy problem solving and improving processes for product development? Staff Management is currently hiring a Buyer for a direct hire opportunity in Sullivan, IL.
Medical, Vision, and Dental Benefits
Short term and long term disability
Tuition reimbursement program
Participate with supplier and product development in APQP events to optimize design and component costs
Identify and promote new technology opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reductions
Source parts at approved and acceptable suppliers and assure overall responsibility for supplier performance including quality, delivery, price, and technical support
Monitor part delivery to support production while minimizing inventory
Monitor quality and delivery performance of each supplier
Assist QA department to ensure defects receive appropriate supplier root cause analysis and corrective action
Visit suppliers on a regular basis
Correspond to business performance for activities such as Supplier Quality Reviews, Supplier Process Verification Audits, Corrective action Audits, etc.
Develop supplier that is consistent with mission and vision statements
Maintain overall responsibility for the supplier relationship
Perform special projects as assigned by Purchasing Manager
Up to 30% travel
We are looking for:
•B.A. / B.S. technical degree and/or 3 years’ experience in a related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
•Strong Negotiation Skills
Ability to speak effectively via phone or in-person to groups of customers or employees of the organization.