EaglePicher Technologies Category Specialist - Locations: Joplin, MO, Dallas, TX, Los Angles, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Boston, MA, Indianapolis, IN in Joplin, Missouri
Need a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products and services.
The Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. Knowledge of government procurement requirements is advantageous.
Ability to work remotely if necessary.
Each Category Specialist is responsible for procurement of quality parts and materials, delivered when required and at a cost most beneficial to EPT.
Responsibilities will include:
Support production and other departments by communicating any supply problems which may have an impact on business operations.
Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
Build maintain and manage supplier relationship and ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken.
Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.
Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities.
Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization.
Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities.
Prepare reports and updates as and when required.
Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement.
Review opportunities to make business savings utilizing procurement best practice tools and methods.
Prepare and raise RFQ/RFP’s, following all government requirements when applicable, including all pertinent government forms and paperwork required.
Prepare and raise purchase orders, following all government requirements when applicable, including all pertinent government forms and paperwork required.
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures are followed.
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field.
Relevant experience preferred.
Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Occasional domestic travel.
Job ID: 2020-1639