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Company: Beckwood Press
Location: Fenton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Opportunity:BuyerAbout YouEffective CommunicationTeamwork and collaborationInterpersonal skillsIntegrityNegotiation skillsAttention to detailCritical ThinkingWhat You`ll Be DoingNegotiates price & delivery congruent to budget and scheduleMonitor ERP procurement requests and direct requests from engineering, production and service departmentsDevelop and manage vendor relationshipsResearch and evaluate suppliers as needed to maintain sufficient capacityGenerates purchase orders to vendorsAssists in managing weekly order status reporting through ERP systemNotifies departments of purchase order statusInteracts with suppliers to maintain delivery schedulesReduces vendor back orders and late deliveries through consistent communication with vendorsQuickly resolves purchase order conflicts with vendorsNotifies suppliers of quality issues and manages supplier disposition/correctionsCoordinates returned goods to vendors for creditCollaborate with warehouse on inventory itemsRecommend vendor managed inventory opportunitiesStrive for price and cost reductions to meet budget requirementsDevelops reports (vendor ratings, component usage, cost, etc.) as neededArranges for incoming freight of componentsRequired SkillsHigh school diploma or equivalentMinimum of three years experience in PurchasingOrganizational skills and ability to multitaskExcellent verbal and written communications skillsStrong interpersonal skillsAttention to detailComputer skills and proficient in Word and ExcelExperience using ERP system preferredBenefits:Competitive salaryBi-annual bonus potentialComprehensive benefits package (health, dental, life insurance, AD& D)Flexible PTO & Sick TimeFun office atmosphere with catered lunches, group activities, and happy hours401(k) matching (discretional)Work EnvironmentThis position operates in a professional office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of conditions within the plant. The noise level is usually moderate.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.ABOUT USEstablished in 1976, Beckwood is the world's leading supplier of hydraulic and servo-electric presses, automation equipment, and industrial solutions. Our machinery is used by companies worldwide to manufacture the products we use every day. From airplanes to pacemakers and everything in between, our manufacturing solutions make the world smarter, faster, healthier, and safer.Our people are the heartbeat of our organization. We come to work each day for the challenge and approach every project with a can-do attitude. We are competitive, fun-loving, and creative-with a passion for customer satisfaction. Learn more about our culture at beckwoodpress.Com/careers.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Beckwood Press, Springfield , Buyer, Other , Fenton, Illinois

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