Engineering

Buyer II Contract

Buyer II

Location: Faribault, MN 55021

Target Hourly Pay: $30-33/ hour (will be based on skills and experience)

Type: Long-term Contract

** Must have Bachelor degree!!

           

Summary:  Purchasing and distributing materials, equipment and supplies in accordance with company guidelines in order to satisfy inventory requirements while meeting costing, quality and on-time delivery objectives and measures. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures that company standard procedures are followed in connection with purchases of material and services. 
  • Analyzes market conditions and trends; explores sources of supply; processes requests for all products and commodities.
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders and requisitions; secures price advantages of quantity buying; composes and edits specifications; solicits formal and informal bids in accordance with standard procedures and compares and analyzes price quotations. 
  • Follows up and maintains current and accurate database information, vendor lead times, open purchases, commitments and shortages. 
  • Updates and maintains inventory maintenance within the software system. 
  • Maintains data, prepares reports and analyzes information using available software in decision-making.
  • Studies products usage; determines vendor from whom purchases will be made; places orders; negotiates and renews contracts; investigates complaints and secures adjustments. 
  • Processes and analyzes high profile contracts with other members of the team.
  • Resolves vendor quality issues and tracks and documents results and vendor performance.  Initiates quality programs that benefit vendor relationships while improving the quality for customer. 

 

Competencies:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Analytical – Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. 
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; puts success of team above own interests. 
  • Cost Consciousness – Develops and implements cost saving measures. 
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment. 
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual 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.

 

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree (Administrative, Business, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences)

Three to five years of applicable experience. 

 



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Job Overview

  • City: Faribault
  • State: Minnesota
  • Area: Engineering
  • Experience: Mid Level
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