Houston, TX 77015
Ensure all actions are taken, as appropriate, to complete the procurement cycle for assigned materials or services, including converting requisition to purchase order, placing PO, regularly confirming delivery schedule through OOR (Open Order Report) with suppliers.
Works with products teams or other procurement staff to generate Request for Quotations (RFQ s), including significant interaction with the regional Indirect Procurement team, for new or modified parts.
Resolving potential delivery and quality issues, expediting and de-expediting material, and assisting in resolving receiving and invoice payment issues.
Corresponds with or interviews approved suppliers to obtain price, specifications and delivery information.
Ensuring accurate system data (SAP/SRM) including PO confirmation and Delivery Date maintenance by suppliers, Lead Times & GR Processing time.
May assist other departments with problem resolution involving differences between purchase orders and delivered item, quantity and/or price.
Supports in negotiations with vendors.
Creates and releases purchase orders for items covered by previously negotiated contracts in conformance with current financial standards.
Contributes to recovery of amounts relevant to back-charges already notified to the vendors.
Ensure material/services are delivered on time and on budget.
Develops and maintains supplier relationships on an on-going basis.
Report on a regular basis all forecasted material needs, spend and other KPI s.
Maintains and tracks computerized procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery of product, and quality or performance.
May assist in identifying and qualifying new suppliers and/or sub-contractors.
Prepares summaries used to evaluate supplier performance.
Identifies and realizes cost savings opportunities to achieve yearly cost reduction targets.
Assist other staff members with procurement related activities as assigned.
Actively seeks to participate in team opportunities for improving processes and delivery.
Cooperate and interact effectively with personnel and stakeholders from other groups and functions in a professional and ethical manner.
*In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required*
Bachelor s degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience
2+ years prior experience in a MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT
Able to communicate effectively- both written and verbally
Proficient typing skills and Microsoft Office skills REQUIRED
Able to effectively proofread documents and numbers accurately
MUST have excellent negotiation skills
Knowledge of production requirements and practices
Knowledge of supply chain management practices
Exposure to a manufacturing environment as a Buyer is a MUST
Knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, graphic programs, flow charts
- 401K (After 6 months of employment with 365RSS)
- Minimal Essential Healthcare and Prescription Plan
- Short-Term Disability
365RSS is equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law