-This position requires experience in the steel purchasing and processes involved in the manufacturing industry.
-Sources, negotiates, and confers with suppliers to ensure that materials are available to support manufacturing and that agreements are in place covering the cost, delivery, and quality requirements.
-Interacts with all functional areas in the company.
-Responsible for procurement of raw materials, packaging, supplies, and services to support needs at multiple plant sites.
- Manages and coordinates pricing of materials, supplies, etc. to support inventory levels vs. sales forecasts and customer orders.
-Communicates with key strategic suppliers to ensure that capacity and capabilities meet customer demands and company stocking levels.
-Researches and evaluates sources (domestic and global) of critical raw materials to support the need of the business. Includes risk assessment of supplier capability, quality, capacity, price, etc.
-Issuing Purchase orders and negotiates supply and pricing agreements.
-Assists in solving procurement and/or shipping discrepancies; working with A/P, suppliers, and other internal departments as it relates to the purchasing function.
Purchasing, Procurement, Erp, Purchase order, Data entry, Inventory, Negotiation
Top Skills Details:
-5+ years of purchasing experience specifically with steel, metal fabricated parts/commodities
-Any ERP Software
-Highly proficient in MS Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP)
-Supplier sourcing and negotiation experience
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
-Dynamics 365 ERP
About Aston Carter:
Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.