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Company: Amphenol Borisch Technologies
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Buyer procures critical materials, parts, equipment, supplies and services for the organization. The Buyer recommends, leads projects, and procures products and services where the financial impact to the Company is substantial. The Buyer ensures that products and services purchased are of excellent quality, procured at a competitive price and delivered as promised.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate procurement of required products and services from intent to purchase through delivery
  • Determine the requirements of assigned commodities, including technical specifications, quality and schedule requirements
  • Request and evaluate quotes for the commodities as needed
  • Negotiate best value and terms with suppliers to achieve the lowest possible cost that meet quality, quantity and schedule requirements
  • Generate purchase orders that comply with company, customer, contractual and government regulations
    • Manage and maintain required documentation for purchasing, including orders, amendments and shipping notices
    • Apply Total Cost of Acquisition principle to short and long term buying decisions
    • Realign purchase order schedules to support demand with lowest impact on DSI while maintaining cost and productivity continuity objectives
    • Support the bid and proposal process
    • Develop strong supplier relationships for assigned commodities
    • Develop and implement cost reduction initiatives to ensure favorable PPV
    • Identify risk and escalate issues when appropriate for mitigation
    • Attend meetings with key stakeholders
    • Develop favorable supplier agreements for assigned commodities
    • Identify and escalate process improvements
    • Meet with supplier representatives and conduct quarterly business reviews with key suppliers
    • Monitor supplier performance and provide feedback to support corrective action plans
    • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisorJob Requirements
      • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business or a technical discipline
      • Minimum 3-5 years successful purchasing experience
      • Minimum 2 years successful negotiation experience
      • APICS or ISM certification preferred
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
      • Excellent organizational skills

        At Amphenol Borisch Technologies we live our Core Values. We embrace Geekiness, an Entrepreneurial Spirit, Passion and Accountability. We reward initiative, motivation and commitment. Our team members thrive in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment, where they wear multiple hats and continually develop and learn.

        We offer a unique full-time schedule that includes every other Friday off. Some benefits included in our excellent benefit package include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a generous 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

        Amphenol Borisch Technologies is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Amphenol Borisch Technologies, Grand Rapids , Buyer, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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