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Senior Buyer

Job Description

.Acara Solutions is looking for Senior Buyer for our client located in Alpharetta, GA
  • Responsible for sourcing, issuing purchase orders, managing supplier performance, and day-to-day management of a broad base of Direct and Indirect material suppliers within an assigned set of commodities and indirect requirements.
  • Primarily responsible for the timely execution of Purchase Orders to new or existing suppliers.
  • Ensuring the assigned supply base satisfies Internal Site Stakeholders requirements for Production, MRO and O&R Goods and Services.
  • Documents all purchases as needed by client processes and procedures.
  • This will include compliance with the FAR/DFAR, and any associated Customer contractual flow-downs.
  • Must control the cost of purchased materials utilizing a variety of process tools such as cost targets, supplier negotiations; market surveys, make/buy proposals, design and process changes, advanced procurement planning and material substitutions.
  • Works well within Teams, in an IPT environment.
  • The individual will interact with all levels of management both inside and outside the company.
  • Working closely with Production, Engineering, Program Management, Planning, and Quality Assurance to ensure client success.
  • With minimal supervision must successfully address day-to-day supply problems, including delivery execution, incoming quality defect resolution, and accounts payable discrepancies.
  • If necessary, the individual should identify and implement corrective actions that will eliminate or mitigate any negative impact to the Company.
  • Resourceful and protect the company's interest by balancing both short-term and long-term requirements for client.
  • Lead a cross-functional Team involved in supplier negotiations.
  • Other responsibilities as assign by Leadership.

Job Requirements

.Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Senior Buyer in purchasing
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a DoD environment.
  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • A working knowledge of the MRP/ERP and Governmental acquisition processes is needed.
  • Experience working with Cost Point.
  • Demonstrate a sound business understanding, possess good organizational skills, leadership skills, the ability to read blueprints and interpret Supplier contractual terms and conditions.
  • Proficient with MS OFFICE applications, such as MS Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience utilizing mainframe MRP/ERP applications with a solid knowledge of quality assurance requirements.
  • multi-task, negotiate utilizing cost targets, and possess an advanced understanding of procurement planning and material substitution processes.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
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    Job Snapshot

    Location US-GA-Alpharetta
    Employment Type Contractor
    Pay Type Year
    Pay Rate N/A
    Store Type Engineering
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    Company Overview

    Acara Solutions

    Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. Learn More

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    Job Description

    .Acara Solutions is looking for Senior Buyer for our client located in Alpharetta, GA
    • Responsible for sourcing, issuing purchase orders, managing supplier performance, and day-to-day management of a broad base of Direct and Indirect material suppliers within an assigned set of commodities and indirect requirements.
    • Primarily responsible for the timely execution of Purchase Orders to new or existing suppliers.
    • Ensuring the assigned supply base satisfies Internal Site Stakeholders requirements for Production, MRO and O&R Goods and Services.
    • Documents all purchases as needed by client processes and procedures.
    • This will include compliance with the FAR/DFAR, and any associated Customer contractual flow-downs.
    • Must control the cost of purchased materials utilizing a variety of process tools such as cost targets, supplier negotiations; market surveys, make/buy proposals, design and process changes, advanced procurement planning and material substitutions.
    • Works well within Teams, in an IPT environment.
    • The individual will interact with all levels of management both inside and outside the company.
    • Working closely with Production, Engineering, Program Management, Planning, and Quality Assurance to ensure client success.
    • With minimal supervision must successfully address day-to-day supply problems, including delivery execution, incoming quality defect resolution, and accounts payable discrepancies.
    • If necessary, the individual should identify and implement corrective actions that will eliminate or mitigate any negative impact to the Company.
    • Resourceful and protect the company's interest by balancing both short-term and long-term requirements for client.
    • Lead a cross-functional Team involved in supplier negotiations.
    • Other responsibilities as assign by Leadership.

    Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Senior Buyer in purchasing
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a DoD environment.
  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • A working knowledge of the MRP/ERP and Governmental acquisition processes is needed.
  • Experience working with Cost Point.
  • Demonstrate a sound business understanding, possess good organizational skills, leadership skills, the ability to read blueprints and interpret Supplier contractual terms and conditions.
  • Proficient with MS OFFICE applications, such as MS Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience utilizing mainframe MRP/ERP applications with a solid knowledge of quality assurance requirements.
  • multi-task, negotiate utilizing cost targets, and possess an advanced understanding of procurement planning and material substitution processes.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Go Beyond. www.superiorjobs.com.
    EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
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