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US-Buyer I

Jackson, MS 39206

Posted: 07/17/24 Employment Type: 3 Months Industry: Other Job Number: ETNCOJP00000335

Job Description

Job Title: Buyer I

What You'll Do:

As a Buyer I, you will be responsible for procuring goods and services for the organization while ensuring cost-effectiveness, quality, and timely delivery. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders and external vendors to meet the company's procurement needs.


Review purchase requisitions and requests to determine appropriate procurement methods.
Identify potential suppliers and solicit bids or quotations for goods and services.
Evaluate supplier proposals and negotiate terms and pricing to achieve the best value for the organization.
Generate purchase orders and contracts, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policies and procedures.
Monitor and track order status, expediting deliveries as needed to meet project timelines.
Resolve issues and discrepancies with suppliers regarding pricing, quality, and delivery.
Maintain supplier relationships and conduct supplier performance evaluations.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
1-3 years of experience in purchasing, procurement, or a related role.
Knowledge of procurement processes and best practices.
Strong negotiation and communication skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and documentation.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks.
Preferred Skills:

Experience with procurement software or enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
Familiarity with contract management principles.
Knowledge of supply chain logistics and inventory management.
Certification in procurement or supply chain management (e.g., CSCP, CPSM).

If ITAR/EAR is noted above:Please note that this position is subject to export control regulation. Unless an exemption applies or access to ITAR/EAR controlled sites, products and information can be avoided, candidate(s) selected and extended a conditional offer of employment for ITAR/EAR controlled positions will be required to demonstrate they are a US Person* within the meaning of the law OR obtain an export control license from the applicable federal agency. If an export license is required for compliance, employees will be required to obtain and maintain such licenses. Randstad will not facilitate or provide such licenses. If a candidate cannot comply with applicable requirements for ITAR/EAR compliance within the time required, a conditional offer may be rescinded. Candidates who do not meet the ITAR/EAR requirements for this particular position or choose not or choose not to pursue such positions are not disqualified from, and are encouraged to, apply for other opportunities with Randstad. Nothing in this posting should be interpreted as limiting applications based on nationality or citizenship status. *A U.S. Person under export control laws includes a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, U.S. permanent resident, or protected individual who is not a US citizens or US national, but who has been lawfully admitted for temporary residence in the U.S. as a refugee or asylee under U.S. law

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