This position reports to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for purchasing specific items through an overseas supply chain, reviewing, current pricing and market trends and establish fair and reasonable pricing using competition when possible. Also to review pricing and quality data and establish the right supplier to provide products based on overall Best Value. Closely monitor inventory level of each product for current required levels of inventory including that of unplanned demand and key accounts forecasts. Ensure quality product is purchased at the best price to support production schedules and inventory targets. Leads cost reduction programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Other Skills and Abilities: