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Buyer I

Company: Meso Scale Diagnostics LLC
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Job Description:


* Vendor Management

* Develop, negotiate and administer supplier agreements

* Negotiate delivery schedules and hold vendors to the schedule

* Aggressively seek cost savings and reduction opportunities with suppliers

* Independently execute vendor contract negotiations and price/volume discounting

* Establish first point-of-contact relationship with suppliers as well as serve as the first step in problem escalation and resolution

* Supply Management

* Commodities will vary from buyer to buyer based upon departmental requirements

* Monitor commodities to identify risks and/or issues and identify solutions to optimize material flow

* Minimize risk to business caused by low availability of material

* Track and report material costs against budgeted targets

* Check for accuracy of orders before they are placed

* Work Flow Management

* Review, expedite and track all open purchase orders to ensure timely arrival of materials

* Ensure that all supply arrangements are accurately set up in the ERP System

* Create reports from JD Edwards

* Work with APURS approval process

* Process requisitions

* Resolve quality and receiving issues in an efficient and timely manner

* Work with other departments to resolve procurement and invoice reconciliation discrepancies

* Specific duties may vary depending upon departmental requirements


* Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Science, Engineering or a related field

* Experience may be substituted for education

* Minimum 5 years experience as a buyer in a manufacturing environment

* Minimum 2 years of experience may be substituted with a Bachelor's degree

* Experience running ERP/MRP Systems

* Preferably JD Edwards

* APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification a plus

* A demonstrated level of consistency in performance and aptitude for managing additional responsibility and accountability are required for next level consideration


* Strong mathematical fundamentals and analytical background

* Logical problem solving and demonstrated ability to organize and move project tasks forward in an orderly and structured fashion

* Demonstrate a strong understanding of manufacturing environment

* Track record of successful vendor management

* Demonstrate superior negotiation skills

* Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

* Effectively communicate issues/problems and results that impact timelines, accuracy and reliability of inventory data

* Effectively communicate inventory level goals and objectives

* Effectively communicate performance goals and expectations to vendors

* Proficiency in MS Office Suite

* Experience with standard data analysis tools and the quantitative background to advance this knowledge on the job is expected

* A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected including the ability to multi-task and work productively in a demanding purchasing environment with changing priorities


This position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and move about the office.


Traditional manufacturing office environment.

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