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General Purchasing Specialist

Company: Customized Recruitment of Georgia (CR of GA)
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Take advantage of this great entry level supply chain opportunity with this well-known international manufacturer. * To manage vendors, assist with inventory tracking, and interact with internal departments. * To review and forecast materials and supply needs for product runs. * Assist with inventory reporting and analytics. * Responsible for general purchasing (such as steel & aluminum /sub materials/paints/equipment/MROs) activities and supplier management relating to cost, quality, supplier controls, legal, compliances, and service for employer.Major responsibilities:* Place orders with vendors according to planned manufacturing schedules.* Research and evaluate various vendors to determine the best price/quality and availability.* Ensure materials are purchased at best possible price by conducting research and analysis of vendors and costs.* Prepare, report, and implement Request for Quotation (RFQ) for general purchasing.* Preparing request for quotations (RFQ) for user department requirements.* Negotiating spot purchases and long-term agreements.* Maintaining competitive pricing.* Leading yearly cost reduction activities.* Monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance.* Formulate and implement yearly commodity and supply base strategy.* Work closely with supplier to optimize supplier processes.* Explore available technology and implement best practices related to purchasing activities.* Plan, organize, track, and disseminate information related to General Purchasing suppliers.* Manage vendor and pricing data in ERP system.Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree (all majors).* Solid Excel and computer skills.* Knowledge of external market and current trends.* 2 years of experience in general purchasing.* Must have a valid drivers' license.Preferred:* Job related experience in Automotive or related Industry.* Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) designation preferred.Competency Based: *Working with a team, planning and organizing, problem solving, communication, strategic thinking and mindset, willingness for transformational changes and flexibility.Travel/Additional Information: * Position may require occasional travel (Domestic/International travel).* Position may require on-call duty or overtime due to overall responsibility.* Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shift.Compensation & Benefits: * Employer offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, and competitive pay and benefits.* Employer offers competitive medical, vision, and dental insurance.* 401K will be applied to employees beginning in mid to late 2023.* Employer offers relocation pay for this position.* Employer requires a pre-employment drug screen. Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.*** When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.***#CBAH Requirements: Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 24 Months Special Requirements: Applicant Must -have a Bachelor's degree (all majors). Applicant Must -have experience using a computer and Excel. Applicant Must -have 2 years experience in General Purchasing. Applicant Must -have experience of external market and current trends. Applicant Must -have a valid drivers' license.

Keywords: Customized Recruitment of Georgia (CR of GA), Savannah , General Purchasing Specialist, Other , Savannah, Georgia

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