Buyer II

Horseheads, NY 14845

Posted: 03/22/23 Employment Type: 10 Months Industry: Other Job Number: EATNJP00072321

Job Description

To plan and provide, at minimum costs, the necessary materials to manufacture saleable products. Negotiate for and procure a variety of assigned commodities including those which are non-standard or of a technical nature. Develop suppliers to meet our delivery, cost and quality requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
2. List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.
A. Negotiate prices, terms, delivery, and conditions of purchase from suppliers for a variety of assigned commodities.
B. Implement controls to follow up purchase order, issue change notices, and catalog suppliers' prices and quotations in an efficient manner.
C. Request and analyze bids and approve suppliers based upon such factors as facilities, financial status, manpower, reliability and price.
D. Coordinate communication between engineering, operating departments and suppliers to insure that pertinent information is disseminated accurately and efficiently.
E. Interface with suppliers, as a representative of Client/ to provide a most favorable corporate image.
F. Prepare Purchasing Department reports and reviews to include cost reviews, price predictions, effects of material costs on products, supplier capacity, etc.
G. Prepare data for timely returns to vendor in compliance with Oracle guidance and FSC requirements
H. Visit suppliers' facilities as necessary to determine qualification, capability, and to solve problems.
I. Translate sales billed forecasts and orders into material planning and procurement requirements.
J. Provide inventory and MPV forecast for financial planning.
K. Review and update Change document control requests for - material usage, lead times, product yields, and operation routings. Control the implementation of new product CDC’s with respect to purchased parts in the Bill of Materials.
L. Encourage, or initiate make or buy analysis on parts and materials.
M. Attend and participate in Cost and Inventory Action Committees, responsible for E&O of commodity
N. Monitor related costs as a method of aiding attainment of inventory objectives.
O. Formulate and administer inventory control guidelines for stocking levels, safety stock and receipt of materials.
P. Address unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and hazards in your respective work area(s), and evaluate the ensuing correction(s).
Q. Support all EHS functions, including ESP Easton Safety Process and ISO14001(Environmental Management Standard).
R. Adheres to standard processes for the department as established by site leadership and/or divisional strategies

4. Record any measurable statistics which your position impacts such as production expenses, maintenance expenses, sales volumes, payroll costs, capital expenditures, research budgets, cost of purchases, value of inventories controlled, employees supervised (direct and indirect).
• Value of purchases
• Cost Savings
• Production Stops
• Value of inventory
• Customer On-Time Performance
• Supplier On-Time Performance
• Vendor rating summary
• Material Price Variance and Total Cost of Materials Purchased
• Markview invoice on hold quantity

5. Describe any specialized knowledge or skill (e.g., technical, scientific, administrative, managerial) which your position requires.
• Bachelors or Associates degree in Business Admin, Materials Planning, or related with 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing environment involving purchasing / planning and scheduling or the supervision of those functions.
• Capabilities of available suppliers together with the material requirements to meet and accomplish the division’s manufacturing schedule.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office software package.
• Proficient with use of Oracle or SAP

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