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Senior Buyer

Company: GPAC
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Senior BuyerSalary- 70-85K Based on experience Location: Pueblo, COMUST HAVE MANUFACTURING BUYING EXPERIENCESummary- This is 100% office-based (no remote).- Some travel to suppliers (domestic).- Must have advanced purchasing and supplier management knowledge, skills, and experience in similar manufacturing setting.- Advanced ERP and Excel skills.General duties:

  • Identify, plan and implement the optimum supply chain for products. Purchase and expedite material, parts and services as required for all aspects of company operations. Negotiate and maintain the optimum balance of quality, cost and delivery to ensure uninterrupted service to internal and external customers.
  • Effectively source and manage vendors resulting in top quality products at optimum pricing including on-site visits and collection and evaluation of historical information.
  • Perform on-site Supplier Assessment visits in conjunction with Quality Assurance group and assist in determination of supplier development needs including corrective action programs to assist supplier in meeting requirements.
  • Resolve purchase issues by conferring with other departments and with vendors in a professional manner utilizing good communication skills and a creative "can do" approach to problem solving. Ability to evaluate and solve complex issues working closely with the Engineering team and other departments.
  • Plan, organize and supervise on-site work performed by outside contractors on facilities maintenance or building modifications.
  • Perform total price and cost analysis on vendor quotations and proposals, recommending cost reduction measures relative to design, material selection and alternate sources. Establish appropriate contractual arrangements and relationships with suppliers.
  • Provide input to engineering and manufacturing groups for purchased items that may deviate from original specifications and/or delivery schedule.
  • Prepare budgets as required for special accounts, maintain purchase records and produce reports.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to team members to support their development. Establish effective working relationships with peers and interfacing teams.
  • Review drawings and discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with Inspection, Engineering, vendors and others to determine source of issue and take corrective action.What we can offer:
    • Opportunity to directly impact long term organizational performance and growth
    • Strong internal support to help promote personal growth and goals
    • Engaging and progressive culture
    • Daily opportunity to influence "how the work gets done" and business performance
    • Market leading benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, 401K, Tuition Assistance)If you feel you qualify for the job above, please send a resume to for further reviewMANUFACTURING COMPANIES, IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE IN FILLING POSITIONS, PLEASE CONTACT JEFF KOLHOFF AT All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Pueblo , Senior Buyer, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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