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Junior Buyer

Company: Switzer Industries Inc
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Junior BuyerSwitzer Industries Inc. is currently seeking a Junior Buyer to join their team in St. Louis, Missouri.About the Job:A Junior Buyer will be responsible for processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating, and maintaining inventories, and working with the quality, logistics, operations, and production teams.Job Duties:Purchase components, raw materials, and plant supplies for multiple facilitiesEnsure timely and cost-effective materials/inventory procurement and control in support of manufacturing operationsIdentify competitive sources and negotiate most favorable business termsSchedule materials delivery to meet manufacturing time frames; expedite as requiredMonitor supplier performance and ensure their complianceManage all back-ordered, incorrect, or past-due items. Making sure that anything impacting ability to complete a job on time to meet commitment to customers is communicated to the necessary parties in a timely mannerCoordinate all vendor inventory managed programCoordinate vendor returns and track to ensure credit is issuedParticipate in the Weekly / Monthly inventory countsReview and submit packing slips with purchase orders to accountingResolve pricing discrepancies with vendorsRequest price updates from vendors and ensure pricing in QuickBooks is up to datePerform weekly and monthly countsOrganize receiving and stock room areaOther duties as assignedEducation and Experience:Bachelor's degree or combination of education1-2 years purchasing / operations experience preferred.Fork truck certified within 30 days of employment.Strong computer skills including QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and ACT!Skills and Abilities:Ability to prioritize and independently follow through on all tasks and projects and to multi-task as neededGood written/oral communication skills.Organized, punctual and dependable individual.Professional and team player.Safety & security compliant.Compensation and Benefits:Compensation commensurate with experience.Amazing Benefits packages available including (Medical, Health, Vision, Health Insurance, 2 weeks PTO, Vacation, Short/Long term disability insurance, 401K, Christmas week off etc.)Please submit your resume via the 'Apply now' buttonWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer!PDN-993b5d7e-6ebf-4f06-831a-bef6715cb0c3

Keywords: Switzer Industries Inc, St. Louis , Junior Buyer, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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